STEVENAGE. Stevenage conquers Newport County 1-0 after A. Gilbey scored just 1 goal (48′).
The match was played at the The Lamex Stadium stadium in Stevenage on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford who was helped by Stuart Butler and Conor Farrell. The 4th official was Sam Purkiss. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.4 degrees Celsius or 59.63 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
Newport County had a superior ball possession 55% while Stevenage was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Stevenage was putting more pressure with 44 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Stevenage won the match.
Stevenage shot 13 times, 2 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Newport County shot 7 times, 0 on target, 7 off target.
Stevenage received 3 yellow cards (L. Norris, J. Roberts and D. Sweeney). Regarding the opposition, Newport County didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this match, Stevenage will have 19 points to sit in the 2nd place. Talking about the opposition, Newport County will stay with 7 points like Tranmere Rovers, Stockport County and Harrogate Town to hold in the 17th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Stevenage will host Doncaster Rovers on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of Doncaster Rovers (1 draw).
Newport County will host Mansfield Town on the 18th of April with a 11-7 head to head statistic in favor of Mansfield Town (8 draws).
Stevenage – Formation
Stevenage started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Steve Evans decided to play with the following team: Taye Ashby-Hammond, Dan Sweeney , Terence Vancooten , Carl Piergianni , Kane Smith , Alex Gilbey , Jake Reeves , Max Clark , Jordan Roberts , Luke Norris and Jamie Reid .
The home team had on the bench: Jake Taylor, A. Chapman, A. Read, Luther James-Wildin , Danny Rose , Saxon Earley and D. Campbell.
Stevenage made 4 changes: K. Smith for L. Wildin (77′), M. Clark for S. Earley (78′), J. Roberts for J. Taylor (84′) and L. Norris for D. Rose (87′).
Best player: Carl Piergianni
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Stevenage was Carl Piergianni even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 46 passes (47% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 12. He performed 2 crosses.
Newport County – Formation
Newport County started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
James Rowberry played with: Nick Townsend, James Clarke , Declan Drysdale , Priestley Farquharson , Cameron Norman , Scot Bennett , Matthew Dolan , James Waite , Aaron Lewis , Omar Bogle and William Albert Evans .
These were the players on the bench: M. Demetriou, J. Day, Hayden Lindley, Thierry Nevers , Chanka Zimba , Adam Lewis and Nathan Moriah-Welsh .
Newport County made 5 changes: P. Farquharson for N. Moriah-Welsh (59′), W. Evans for T. Nevers (69′), S. Bennett for H. Lindley (76′), C. Norman for A. Lewis (76′) and O. Bogle for C. Zimba (76′).
Best player: Declan Drysdale
The most impressive player for Newport County was Declan Drysdale.
His rating iswith 50 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 7.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Crawley Town – Stockport County – 3-2
- Tranmere Rovers – Bradford City – 1-2
- Rochdale – Leyton Orient – 0-1
- Mansfield Town – Carlisle United – 0-0
- Hartlepool United – Crewe Alexandra – 1-1
- Harrogate Town – Salford City – 0-1
- AFC Wimbledon – Northampton Town – 0-2
- Walsall – Colchester United – 1-1
- Grimsby Town – Gillingham – 1-1
- Swindon Town – Sutton United – 3-2
- Stevenage – Newport County – 1-0
- Barrow – Doncaster Rovers – 2-0