The FA Cup - Second Round - Replay
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FA Cup: Newport County 0-1 Plymouth Argyle

By Aled WilliamsBBC Wales Sport

Plymouth Argyle secured an FA Cup third-round tie at Liverpool as Graham Carey's extra-time penalty ensured they won their replay at Newport County.

After a goalless 90 minutes, Plymouth were awarded a penalty in the first half of extra time only for Paul Garita to hit the post.

But Carey made no mistake with Argyle's second spot kick after Darren Jones' rash challenge on David Goodwillie.

Argyle will be away to Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool on Sunday, 8 January.

The second-round replay saw League Two's bottom side host the division's leaders after the original tie had ended 0-0 at Home Park.

Chances had been at a premium for both sides in normal time until the last quarter, when fog descended on Rodney Parade.

County's Josh O'Hanlon was denied by Luke McCormick while at the other end Joe Day made a good save to thwart Plymouth midfielder Carey.

Jordan Green fired wide for Newport early in extra time before the visitors were awarded a penalty with Jennison Myrie-Williams adjudged to have handled the ball.

Garita, on loan from Bristol City, hit the post and Newport cleared the danger.

But Argyle converted their second penalty of the game with top-scorer Carey sealing a lucrative trip to Anfield in the new year.



Formation 4-2-2-2

  • 1Day
  • 2Barnum-Bobb
  • 4JonesBooked at 72mins
  • 17Bennett
  • 11Myrie-Williams
  • 12Tozer
  • 6LabadieSubstituted forMeiteat 116'minutes
  • 16Sheehan
  • 32WoodSubstituted forGreenat 67'minutes
  • 13JacksonSubstituted forO'Hanlonat 67'minutes
  • 19Healey


  • 3Butler
  • 8Randall
  • 14Bignot
  • 15Green
  • 30Bittner
  • 34O'Hanlon
  • 40Meite


Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 23McCormick
  • 2Miller
  • 4Songo'o
  • 15BradleyBooked at 89mins
  • 18Threlkeld
  • 24Fox
  • 6Smith
  • 10Carey
  • 27TannerSubstituted forGaritaat 69'minutes
  • 14JervisSubstituted forGoodwillieat 69'minutes
  • 8Slew


  • 5Bulvitis
  • 7Goodwillie
  • 16Purrington
  • 19Osborne
  • 20Rooney
  • 21Dorel
  • 26Garita
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Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamPlymouth
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Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Newport County 0, Plymouth Argyle 1.

  2. Post update

    Second Half Extra Time ends, Newport County 0, Plymouth Argyle 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Goodwillie (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is too high. Assisted by Paul Garita.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Josh Sheehan (Newport County).

  5. Post update

    Connor Smith (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams (Newport County).

  7. Post update

    David Goodwillie (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Connor Smith (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked.

  9. Post update

    Jazzi Barnum-Bobb (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by David Goodwillie (Plymouth Argyle).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Abdoulaye Méité replaces Joss Labadie because of an injury.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Newport County 0, Plymouth Argyle 1. Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  13. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Darren Jones (Newport County) after a foul in the penalty area.

  14. Post update

    Penalty Plymouth Argyle. David Goodwillie draws a foul in the penalty area.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Sheehan (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Darren Jones.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jordan Slew (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by David Fox.

  17. Post update

    Jordan Slew (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Slew (Plymouth Argyle).

  20. Post update

    Joss Labadie (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 21st December 2016

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