Newport County 0-1 Cambridge Utd

Blue Square Bet Premier

Newport County lost their second successive home game, crashing to defeat by Cambridge United.

United took a first-half lead when debutant Peter Winn pulled the ball back for summer signing Ryan Charles to slot home.

Winn almost doubled the visitors' advantage on 30 minutes but headed wide from Ashley Carew's cross.

Newport piled on the pressure and went close to forcing an equaliser when Josh Coulson headed against his own bar.


Newport County: Thompson, Rodgers, Miller, Warren, Hughes, Buchanan (Jardim 70), Doherty (Baker 46), Rose, Velez, Foley, McAllister. Subs Not Used: Harrison, Hatswell, Greening.

Booked: Warren, Doherty, Rose.

Cambridge Utd: Naisbitt, Roberts, Coulson, Wylde, Jennings, Shaw, Carew, Jarvis, Berry, Charles (Patrick 90), Winn (Thorpe 71). Subs Not Used: McAuley, Platt, Marriott.

Booked: Carew, Shaw, Patrick.

Goals: Charles 15.

Att: 1,515

Ref: Steve Martin (Stafford).