CASNEWYD. Barrow prevails over Newport County 2-0 after J. Gordon scores 2 goals.
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 James Oldham who had the assistance of James Vallance and Marvyn Amphlett. The 4th official was Steven Plane.
Newport County had a superior ball possession 64% while Barrow was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Newport County was putting more pressure with 69 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 1 were on target. Nonetheless, Barrow succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Newport County shot 12 times, 1 on target, 11 off target. Talking about the opposition, Barrow shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.
Newport County received 1 yellow card (N. Moriah-Welsh). Regarding the opposition, Barrow received 1 yellow card (J. Gordon).
After this match, Newport County will stay with 7 points to sit in the 19th place. Regarding the opposition, Barrow will have 21 points to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the League Two, Newport County will host Mansfield Town on the 18th of April with a 11-7 head to head in favor of Mansfield Town (8 draws).
Barrow will play away agasint Grimsby Town on the 18th of April with a 6-0 head to head in favor of Grimsby Town (4 draws).
Newport County – Formation
Newport County started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager James Rowberry decided to play with the following team: S. Bennett, A. Lewis, T. Nevers, N. Moriah-Welsh, H. Lindley, O. Bogle, J. Waite, Nick Townsend, Cameron Norman, Priestley Farquharson and Mickey Demetriou.
The home team had on the bench: C. Zimba, S. Bowen, J. Clarke, M. Dolan, J. Day, A. Lewis and W. Evans.
Newport County made 2 changes: J. Waite for W. Evans (69′) and H. Lindley for C. Zimba (78′).
Barrow – Formation
Barrow started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Peter Wild played with: P. Farman, N. Canavan, M. Kenlock, T. Warren, S. McClelland, R. Gotts, S. Foley, B. Whitfield, J. Kay, H. Neal and J. Gordon.
These were the players on the bench: B. Waters, G. Ray, D. Moyo, J. Lillis, T. White and J. Rooney.
Barrow made 4 changes: B. Whitfield for B. Waters (77′), J. Kay for D. Moyo (77′), H. Neal for T. White (84′) and J. Gordon for J. Rooney (88′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Sutton United – Hartlepool United – 2-0
- Stockport County – Harrogate Town – 0-0
- Salford City – Tranmere Rovers – 0-1
- Northampton Town – Rochdale – 3-0
- Newport County – Barrow – 0-2
- Leyton Orient – Walsall – 1-0
- Gillingham – Mansfield Town – 0-2
- Doncaster Rovers – Swindon Town – 0-1
- Crewe Alexandra – Crawley Town – 1-0
- Colchester United – Grimsby Town – 0-1
- Carlisle United – AFC Wimbledon – 2-1
- Bradford City – Stevenage – 3-0