League Two
CarlisleCarlisle United2NewportNewport County3

Carlisle United 2-3 Newport County

Newport County's Chris Zebroski heads towards goal
Newport moved up to seventh in the League Two table

Newport County extended their unbeaten record to eight games in League Two with victory at Carlisle United.

Yan Klukowski headed home Chris Zebroski's cross from the edge of area to give Newport a ninth-minute lead.

Ismail Yakubu bravely bundled the ball over the line from close range from a corner before Brad Potts replied for Carlisle.

Substitute Shaun Jeffers added a third for Newport prior to David Amoo's stoppage-time consolation.

Newport move up to seventh and into the play-offs places, while Carlisle suffered their sixth defeat in eight games.

Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh told BBC Radio Wales:

"We got an excellent start to the game and obviously scoring very quickly in the second half but in the end we made hard work of it.

"But I thought it was another excellent performance away from home. We certainly work hard for one another.

"Although the scoreline was 3-2, I thought we were more comfortable than that."

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 32BrownSubstituted forRobsonat 87'minutes
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 12Thirlwell
  • 2Grainger
  • 16Potts
  • 18BroughSubstituted forBeckat 54'minutes
  • 22Dempsey
  • 8Sweeney
  • 25AsamoahSubstituted forAmooat 70'minutes
  • 21Rigg

Substitutes

  • 3Robson
  • 7Amoo
  • 9Paynter
  • 15Meppen-Walter
  • 17Beck
  • 33Eccles
  • 34Anderson

Newport

  • 25Stephens
  • 2Jackson
  • 6Yakubu
  • 5Jones
  • 16Hughes
  • 13SandellBooked at 77mins
  • 4PorterSubstituted forChapmanat 80'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 8Minshull
  • 18KlukowskiSubstituted forByrneat 61'minutes
  • 10O'ConnorSubstituted forJeffersat 80'minutes
  • 11ZebroskiBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Pidgeley
  • 7Chapman
  • 14Jeffers
  • 21Obeng
  • 26Poole
  • 28Crow
  • 33Byrne
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
3,642

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away14
Shots on Target
Home6
Away7
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Carlisle United 2, Newport County 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Carlisle United 2, Newport County 3.

  3. Booking

    Chris Zebroski (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Chris Zebroski (Newport County).

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Carlisle United 2, Newport County 3. David Amoo (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Brad Potts (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Carlisle United 1, Newport County 3. Shaun Jeffers (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andy Sandell (Newport County) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Dan Hanford.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Matty Robson replaces Connor Brown.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shaun Jeffers (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Antony Sweeney.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Antony Sweeney.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United).

  18. Post update

    Mark Byrne (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Booking

    Adam Chapman (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

    (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.