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Newport County 1-2 Morecambe

Paul Mullin sends Newport goalkeeper Joe Day the wrong way from the spot
Morecambe's Paul Mullin sends Newport goalkeeper Joe Day the wrong way from the spot

Morecambe inflicted more misery on winless Newport County as Paul Mullin scored a stoppage time penalty to grab a third successive win.

The visitors soaked up early pressure and took an unlikely lead from Alan Goodall's header from a corner.

Scott Barrow scored his first Newport goal to level with a drilled effort into the bottom corner from 25 yards.

But substitute Mullin converted from the spot in the 94th minute after a foul on Kevin Ellison.

Newport County manager Terry Butcher told BBC Radio Wales: "I can't describe the feeling in the dressing room to be honest. It's one of devastation and huge, huge disappointment because we played so well in the game.

"We made enough chances to have won two or three games, especially in the first half. To go in a goal down at half-time was a travesty.

"To lose the game 2-1 is an even bigger travesty because it's one long ball over the top, two minutes to go in added time and we don't deal with it and we've paid a heavy price."

Line-ups

Newport

  • 30Day
  • 15HaydenBooked at 90mins
  • 22Parselle
  • 21Partridge
  • 14Ofori-Twumasi
  • 19BodenSubstituted forElitoat 75'minutes
  • 33Byrne
  • 20Owen-Evans
  • 3BarrowBooked at 33mins
  • 39CollinsSubstituted forAnsahat 68'minutes
  • 10John-Lewis

Substitutes

  • 1Taylor
  • 4Laurent
  • 7Elito
  • 8Klukowski
  • 9Ansah
  • 42Shephard
  • 48Jones

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 3McGowan
  • 5DugdaleBooked at 48mins
  • 6Edwards
  • 10Molyneux
  • 13Goodall
  • 17Fleming
  • 9BarkhuizenSubstituted forMullinat 80'minutes
  • 15Wildig
  • 7DevittSubstituted forKenyonat 45'minutes
  • 16MillerSubstituted forEllisonat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kenyon
  • 11Ellison
  • 12Mullin
  • 21Ryan
  • 22Parrish
  • 27Kelleher
  • 30O'Hara
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
2,068

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home7
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Newport County 1, Morecambe 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Newport County 1, Morecambe 2.

Booking

Aaron Hayden (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aaron Hayden (Newport County).

Goal!

Goal! Newport County 1, Morecambe 2. Paul Mullin (Morecambe) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Penalty Morecambe. Kevin Ellison draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Aaron Hayden (Newport County) after a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Medy Elito (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Lee Molyneux (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Byrne (Newport County).

Attempt missed. Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Lee Molyneux (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Medy Elito (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Paul Mullin replaces Tom Barkhuizen.

Attempt missed. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Medy Elito replaces Scott Boden.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Alex Kenyon.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Barry Roche.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Lee Molyneux.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Zak Ansah replaces Aaron Collins.

Goal!

Goal! Newport County 1, Morecambe 1. Scott Barrow (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aaron Collins.

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

Foul by Adam Dugdale (Morecambe).

Lenell John-Lewis (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Alan Goodall (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lenell John-Lewis (Newport County).

Attempt saved. Lee Molyneux (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Tom Barkhuizen (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Hayden (Newport County).

Foul by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

Aaron Collins (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Adam Dugdale (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Adam Dugdale (Morecambe).

Lenell John-Lewis (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Newport County 0, Morecambe 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Alex Kenyon replaces Jamie Devitt.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Kevin Ellison replaces Shaun Miller.

goal

As It Stood

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1Leyton Orient7511148616
2Plymouth7502136715
3Portsmouth7430136715
4Wycombe7421104614
5Morecambe74121410413
6Exeter7412118313
7Mansfield7331115612
8Oxford Utd7331106412
9Carlisle73311515012
10Accrington724154110
11Northampton731377010
12Cambridge72321112-19
13Wimbledon723289-19
14Hartlepool730489-19
15Bristol Rovers730456-19
16Stevenage7232911-29
17York722389-18
18Notts County6213812-47
19Crawley613257-26
20Luton71241113-25
21Dag & Red7124713-65
22Yeovil7115814-64
23Barnet7115613-74
24Newport7016515-101
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