EFL Trophy - Southern Section Semi-Final
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Newport County 0-3 Peterborough United

Newport County's David Pipe and Kgosi Ntlhe of Peterborough United

Newport County are out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy after a 3-0 home defeat to League One Peterborough United in the Southern Section semi-final.

Kgosi Ntlhe's 13th minute 25-yard strike put Darren Ferguson's ahead.

Newport pressed but failed to score at Rodney Parade for the first time this season.

Grant McCann made it 2-0 on 90 minutes before Nathaniel Mendez-Laing added a third on the break in injury time.

Line-ups

Newport

  • 25StephensSubstituted forPidgeleyat 60'minutes
  • 14Washington
  • 20Oshilaja
  • 7Chapman
  • 3HughesSubstituted forCrowat 45'minutes
  • 2Pipe
  • 12WillmottBooked at 82mins
  • 13SandellBooked at 79mins
  • 23Jolley
  • 22Worley
  • 19NaylorSubstituted forFlynnat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Pidgeley
  • 8Minshull
  • 9Crow
  • 17Flynn
  • 24Barker

Peterborough

  • 1Olejnik
  • 31LittleSubstituted forKnight-Percivalat 37'minutes
  • 6Bostwick
  • 4Brisley
  • 3Ntlhe
  • 11McCann
  • 15J Anderson
  • 7SwansonBooked at 56minsSubstituted forFerdinandat 61'minutes
  • 10TomlinBooked at 86mins
  • 9Assombalonga
  • 36JeffersSubstituted forMendez-Laingat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Payne
  • 13Day
  • 18Ferdinand
  • 19Mendez-Laing
  • 20Knight-Percival
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
1,765

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home13
Away15
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away14

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