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Morecambe 4-1 Newport County

Jamie Devitt scores from the penalty spot against Newport County

Substitute Jack Redshaw scored twice as Morecambe came from behind to beat 10-man Newport at Globe Arena.

Newport led 1-0 at half time after Tom Naylor bundled in a 13th-minute corner.

But the defender was sent off after fouling Kevin Ellison in the area early into the second half, with Jamie Devitt levelling from the penalty spot.

Within five minutes Ellison added a second after rounding the keeper, before Redshaw headed in a corner and then finished off a rapid break.

It was Naylor's second disastrous game against Morecambe this season.

In the first meeting between the teams in September, Naylor scored two own-goals and conceded a penalty in a 3-2 defeat.

The result lifts Morecambe into 11th place while Newport drop to 13th after registering just one win in their last 13 games.

Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh told BBC Radio Wales:

"From where I was standing I didn't think it was a penalty. I've spoken to the referee I think he was conned, but we're disappointed that we allowed their lad to get in there in the first place.

"But you know after that I think was had a six or seven minutes of madness where we lost our concentration and from being in control of the game we were out of it.

"We were looking solid up to that point, but the penalty has changed it."

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 2BeeleySubstituted forMcCreadyat 44'minutes
  • 3Threlfall
  • 16Drummond
  • 22Parrish
  • 5Hughes
  • 4Kenyon
  • 17FlemingBooked at 42mins
  • 9SampsonSubstituted forRedshawat 71'minutes
  • 12DevittSubstituted forAmondat 71'minutes
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 7Redshaw
  • 8Wright
  • 10Williams
  • 14Marshall
  • 15McCready
  • 25Arestidou
  • 27Amond

Newport

  • 33McLoughlin
  • 18Jackson
  • 12WillmottSubstituted forAmadi-Hollowayat 65'minutes
  • 3Hughes
  • 22WorleyBooked at 39mins
  • 19NaylorBooked at 57mins
  • 4Porter
  • 8Minshull
  • 7ChapmanSubstituted forFlynnat 81'minutes
  • 45HoweSubstituted forPipeat 58'minutes
  • 11Zebroski

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 9Crow
  • 14Jeffers
  • 17Flynn
  • 21Anthony
  • 23Jolley
  • 24Amadi-Holloway
Referee:
Richard Clark
Attendance:
1,300

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home17
Away10
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 4, Newport County 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 4, Newport County 1.

Attempt missed. Chris Zebroski (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Chris Zebroski (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Kevin Ellison.

Harry Worley (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Redshaw (Morecambe).

Attempt missed. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Chris Zebroski (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Michael Flynn (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Morecambe 4, Newport County 1. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Ryan Jackson.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Michael Flynn replaces Adam Chapman.

Padraig Amond (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lee Minshull (Newport County).

Attempt missed. Padraig Amond (Morecambe) header from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Ian McLoughlin.

Attempt saved. Padraig Amond (Morecambe) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Adam Chapman (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Aaron Amadi-Holloway (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Padraig Amond (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Morecambe 3, Newport County 1. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Padraig Amond replaces Jamie Devitt.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Redshaw replaces Jack Sampson.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Andrew Hughes.

Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Ryan Jackson (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Harry Worley (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Andy Parrish.

Attempt saved. Max Porter (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Aaron Amadi-Holloway replaces Robbie Willmott.

Hand ball by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

Attempt missed. Stewart Drummond (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Ian McLoughlin.

Attempt saved. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Jamie Devitt (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Morecambe 2, Newport County 1. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jamie Devitt.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. David Pipe replaces Rene Howe.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield361712757342363
2Scunthorpe361517456371962
3Rochdale351871054381661
4Burton36161284035560
5Fleetwood361771251411058
6Oxford Utd361414848341456
7Southend361312114436851
8Plymouth35149124038251
9York361213114238449
10Hartlepool361210144040046
11Morecambe351210134249-746
12Dag & Red351112124344-145
13Newport341111124346-344
14Cheltenham351014114046-644
15Wimbledon361110153541-643
16Bristol Rovers351012133436-242
17Portsmouth36915123748-1142
18Mansfield361012143649-1342
19Bury34914114040041
20Wycombe351011143842-441
21Accrington351011143945-641
22Exeter361010164148-740
23Northampton35910162944-1537
24Torquay3589183353-2033
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