Newport County conquers Tranmere Rovers 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRKENHEAD. Newport County overcomes Tranmere Rovers 3-1.

Newport County conquers Tranmere Rovers 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRKENHEAD. Newport County prevails over Tranmere Rovers 3-1. Newport County was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with A. Wildig (25′), C. McNeill (29′) and C. Kavanagh (82′). Tranmere Rovers reduced the distance with a goal (90′ + 2′) by Regan Hendry, but there was not much to do for them. Tranmere Rovers was surely superior in terms of ball possession (64%).​

The match was played at the Prenton Park stadium in Birkenhead on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren Drysdale who was helped by Thomas Harty and Gary Hilton. The 4th official was Jake Topp. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11 degrees Celsius or 51.78 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 64 Ball Possession 36
Shots
  • 16 Total 13
  • 5 On Target 4
  • 6 Off Target 6
  • 5 Shots blocked 3
  • 143 Attack 75
  • 54 Dangerous attack 53
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 1
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 7 Total 11
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 2 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Tranmere Rovers had a superior ball possession 64% while Newport County was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Tranmere Rovers was more pushing with 54 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Newport County found a way to find the solution to win this contest.​

Tranmere Rovers shot 18 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. Talking about the opposition, Newport County shot 13 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Tranmere Rovers received 1 yellow card (Harvey Saunders). Talking about the opposition, Newport County received 1 yellow card (S. Bennett).

Match Timeline

25'
Aaron Wildig(goal)
29'
Charlie McNeill(goal)C. Norman
47'
Scott Bennett- Yellow
Rhys Hughes- sub ->L. Chalmers
57'
Joel Mumbongo- sub ->Jake Burton
64'
Harvey Saunders- Yellow
66'
74'
Calum Kavanagh- sub ->C. McNeill
74'
Nathan Moriah-Welsh- sub ->Harry Charsley
82'
Calum Kavanagh(goal)
Regan Hendry(goal)
90'
90'
Kiban Rai- sub ->A. Wildig
90'
James Waite- sub ->O. Bogle

Standings

After playing this match, Tranmere Rovers will stay with 48 points like Walsall to remain in the 14th place. Talking about the opposition, Newport County will have 43 points like AFC Wimbledon to sit in the 16th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, Tranmere Rovers will play away against Rochdale on the 18th of April with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Rochdale (3 draws).

Newport County will host Mansfield Town on the 18th of April with a 11-7 head to head in favor of Mansfield Town (9 draws).

Tranmere Rovers – Formation

Tranmere Rovers
G
Joe Murphy 13.Republic of Ireland
D
Jordan Turnbull 14.England
D
Tom Davies 5.England
D
Josh Cogley 2.England
D
Ethan Bristow 3.England
M
Regan Hendry 24.Scotland
Goals90'
M
Josh Hawkes 11.England
M
Chris Merrie 6.England
F
Harvey Saunders 26.England
66'
F
Logan Chalmers 19.Scotland
57'
F
Jake Burton 27.England
64'
Substitutes
G
Mateusz Hewelt 23.Poland
M
Jay Turner-Cook 33.England
M
Rhys Hughes 17.Wales
57'
M
Lee O'Connor 4.Republic of Ireland
F
Joel Mumbongo 25.Sweden
64'

Tranmere Rovers started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Micky Mellon decided to play with the following team: Joe Murphy, Jordan Turnbull, Tom Davies, Josh Cogley, Ethan Bristow, Regan Hendry, Josh Hawkes, Christopher Merrie, Harvey Saunders, Logan Chalmers and Jake Burton.

The home team had on the bench: Jay Turner-Cook, Rhys Hughes, Joel Mumbongo, Lee O’Connor and Mateusz Hewelt.

Substitutions

Tranmere Rovers made 2 changes: L. Chalmers for Rhys Hughes (57′) and Jake Burton for Joel Mumbongo (64′).

Newport County – Formation

Newport County
G
Joe Day 1.England
D
James Clarke 5.England
D
Scott Bennett 17.England
47'
D
Mickey Demetriou 28.England
D
Cameron Norman 2.England
D
Matt Baker 18.Wales
M
Aaron Wildig 24.England
90' Goals25'
M
Harry Charsley 20.Republic of Ireland
74'
F
Omar Bogle 9.England
90'
F
Will Evans 29.Wales
F
Charlie McNeill 19.England
74' Goals29'
Substitutes
G
Nick Townsend 30.England
D
Evan Cadwallader 45.Wales
M
Sam Bowen 4.Wales
M
Nathan Moriah-Welsh 22.England
74'
F
James Waite 11.Wales
90'
F
Calum Kavanagh 16.Republic of Ireland
74' Goals82'
F
Kiban Rai 48.Wales
90'

Newport County started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Graham Coughlan played with: Joe Day, James Clarke, Scott Bennett, Mickey Demetriou, Cameron Norman, Matt Baker, Aaron Wildig, Henry Charsley, Omar Bogle, Will Evans and Charlie McNeill.

These were the players on the bench: James Waite, Nick Townsend, Calum Kavanagh, Sam Bowen, Kiban Rai, Nathan Moriah-Welsh and Evan Cadwallader.

Substitutions

Newport County made 4 changes: Harry Charsley for Nathan Moriah-Welsh (74′), C. McNeill for Calum Kavanagh (74′), A. Wildig for Kiban Rai (90′) and O. Bogle for James Waite (90′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the League Two.​