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Forest Green Rovers 1-1 Newport County

Tyreeq Bakinson of Newport County beats Paul Digby of Forest Green Rovers in a fiercely contested game
Tyreeq Bakinson of Newport County beats Paul Digby of Forest Green Rovers in a fiercely contested game

Newport County missed the chance to close the gap on leaders Lincoln, after Mickey Demetriou missed a penalty.

Forest Green Rovers took the lead when Dayle Grubb's cross deflected into the net off visiting defender Scot Bennett.

Padraig Amond's fifth goal of the season at least rescued a point for Newport, when he picked the ball up in the box before firing into the corner.

But County should have won it when Reuben Reid handled in the area, only for Demetriou to blaze over.

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 1Sanchez
  • 2Shephard
  • 6Rawson
  • 16Gunning
  • 23Mills
  • 10BrownSubstituted forWorthingtonat 82'minutes
  • 20Digby
  • 7WinchesterBooked at 4mins
  • 14CampbellSubstituted forMorrisat 62'minutes
  • 26ReidBooked at 65mins
  • 8Grubb

Substitutes

  • 4James
  • 11Williams
  • 13Montgomery
  • 18Archibald
  • 19McGinley
  • 21Worthington
  • 22Morris

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 21Hornby-Forbes
  • 28Demetriou
  • 5Franks
  • 3Butler
  • 7WillmottSubstituted forPringat 82'minutes
  • 17Bennett
  • 15Bakinson
  • 9Amond
  • 11MattSubstituted forM Harrisat 90+1'minutes
  • 42Semenyo

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 8Dolan
  • 10Marsh-Brown
  • 14M Harris
  • 16Sheehan
  • 20Pring
  • 30Townsend
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
3,081

Match Stats

Home TeamForest GreenAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away12
Shots on Target
Home0
Away5
Corners
Home8
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Newport County 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 1, Newport County 1.

Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tyler Hornby-Forbes (Newport County).

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Liam Shephard.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Mark Harris replaces Jamille Matt.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Tyler Hornby-Forbes.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Cameron Pring.

Attempt saved. Cameron Pring (Newport County) header from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Padraig Amond (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Reuben Reid.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Matt Worthington replaces Reece Brown.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Cameron Pring replaces Robbie Willmott.

Paul Digby (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Newport County).

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Antoine Semenyo.

Attempt blocked. Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Ben Morris (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dan Butler (Newport County).

Attempt blocked. Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Paul Digby.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Dan Butler.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Dan Butler.

Attempt blocked. Ben Morris (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Penalty missed! Bad penalty by Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) left footed shot is too high. Mickey Demetriou should be disappointed.

Booking

Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Robert Sanchez.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Ben Morris replaces Tahvon Campbell.

Attempt missed. Antoine Semenyo (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Dan Butler (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Scot Bennett (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers).

Foul by Tahvon Campbell (Forest Green Rovers).

Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Paul Digby (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Padraig Amond (Newport County).

Attempt missed. Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City129122181328
2Exeter1273222121024
3Newport127321819-124
4MK Dons12561158721
5Stevenage126331511421
6Forest Green124801810820
7Tranmere125521612420
8Colchester1254325141119
9Crawley126151715219
10Carlisle126151313019
11Bury125341814418
12Oldham124531612417
13Swindon124531716117
14Mansfield11371169716
15Yeovil124442015516
16Port Vale124261113-214
17Notts County123361626-1012
18Crewe113261112-111
19Grimsby12327918-911
20Morecambe123181225-1310
21Cheltenham12237918-99
22Northampton12165918-99
23Cambridge122281125-148
24Macclesfield120481123-124
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