Rochdale defeats Newport County 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

CASNEWYD. Rochdale tops Newport County with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Done (16') and a goal from A. Odoh (90').

Rochdale defeats Newport County 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS
Newport County v Rochdale highlights

CASNEWYD. Rochdale tops Newport County with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Done (16′) and a goal from A. Odoh (90′). Newport County lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Rodney Parade stadium in Casnewyd on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Lee Swabey with the help of Scott Williams and James Vallance. The 4th official was Simon Shaw.

Match Statistics​

  • 58 Ball Possession 42
Shots
  • 15 Total 11
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 13 Off Target 8
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 113 Attack 90
  • 75 Dangerous attack 31
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 3
  • 1 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 7 Total 7
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

Newport County was in firm control of the ball 58% while Rochdale was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Newport County had a more offensive attitude with 75 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Rochdale found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Newport County shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Rochdale shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

None of the teams received any yellow card.

Match Timeline

16'
M. Done(goal)E. Brierley
J. Cain- sub ->O. Cooper
46'
H. Bright- sub ->S. Bennett
61'
L. Collins- sub ->D. Telford
74'
77'
A. Odoh- sub ->L. Charman
88'
J. Andrews- sub ->M. Done
90'
A. Odoh(goal)C. Grant

Standings

After playing this match, Newport County will stay with 69 points to remain in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Rochdale will have 53 points like Harrogate Town and Carlisle United to hold in the 18th place.

Next matches

Newport County – Formation

Newport County started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager James Rowberry decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Newport County made 3 changes: O. Cooper for J. Cain (46′), S. Bennett for H. Bright (61′) and D. Telford for L. Collins (74′).

Rochdale – Formation

Rochdale started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

Robbie Stockdale played with: .

Rochdale could not rely on the presence of A. Odoh (injured).

Substitutions

Rochdale made 2 changes: L. Charman for A. Odoh (77′) and M. Done for J. Andrews (88′).

Results of the day

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