Northampton Town 1-0 Newport County

Joe Day saves a shot on goal
Newport goalkeeper Joe Day punches clear a Northampton corner

Substitute Joe Powell scored a dramatic late winner to secure Northampton Town's fourth successive league victory.

Powell fired home from 30 yards in the 88th minute to secure a vital three points for Keith Curle's team.

Jamille Matt came closest to scoring for Newport, but his first-half header hit the crossbar.

He had another chance after the break but lifted the ball over the crossbar from close range.

County have slipped one place to 13th, while Northampton are up to 11th, six points off the play-off places.

Line-ups

Northampton

  • 1Cornell
  • 4Goode
  • 6Taylor
  • 16PierreBooked at 57mins
  • 3Buchanan
  • 7Hoskins
  • 21O'TooleSubstituted forPowellat 86'minutes
  • 18Turnbull
  • 8Foley
  • 11Powell
  • 9WilliamsSubstituted forBridgeat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Powell
  • 15Bowditch
  • 19Bridge
  • 22Elsnik
  • 28Roberts
  • 30Coddington
  • 31Williams

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 26Poole
  • 25O'BrienSubstituted forAzeezat 90'minutes
  • 28Demetriou
  • 7Willmott
  • 4LabadieBooked at 61minsSubstituted forSheehanat 90'minutes
  • 17BennettSubstituted forMcKirdyat 90'minutes
  • 15Bakinson
  • 3Butler
  • 9Amond
  • 11Matt

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 10Marsh-Brown
  • 14Azeez
  • 16Sheehan
  • 21Hornby-Forbes
  • 27McKirdy
  • 30Townsend
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
4,064

Match Stats

Home TeamNorthamptonAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home13
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away0
Corners
Home10
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Northampton Town 1, Newport County 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Northampton Town 1, Newport County 0.

Jordan Turnbull (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Harry McKirdy replaces Scot Bennett.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Josh Sheehan replaces Joss Labadie.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Adebayo Azeez replaces Mark O'Brien.

Goal!

Goal! Northampton Town 1, Newport County 0. Joe Powell (Northampton Town) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Joe Powell replaces John-Joe O'Toole.

Charlie Goode (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County).

Foul by John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town).

Padraig Amond (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Mark O'Brien.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Dan Butler.

Attempt missed. Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Foul by Sam Hoskins (Northampton Town).

Padraig Amond (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Aaron Pierre (Northampton Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Attempt missed. Sam Foley (Northampton Town) left footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.

Foul by John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town).

Mark O'Brien (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Foley (Northampton Town).

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

Attempt missed. Jamille Matt (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Aaron Pierre.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Aaron Pierre.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Dan Butler.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Powell (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Mark O'Brien (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Jack Bridge replaces Andy Williams.

Attempt missed. Padraig Amond (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Robbie Willmott.

Booking

Joss Labadie (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Daniel Powell (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Foul by Daniel Powell (Northampton Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City372112465353075
2Bury372010771413070
3Mansfield371714654302465
4MK Dons371981061392265
5Tranmere3717101054421261
6Forest Green3715121054381657
7Colchester371691257431457
8Carlisle37175155648856
9Exeter3615101147371055
10Stevenage37157154246-452
11Northampton371215104847151
12Swindon361311124346-350
13Newport36147154556-1149
14Oldham371212135448648
15Crewe37138164047-747
16Grimsby37145184048-847
17Cheltenham37129164655-945
18Crawley37127183949-1043
19Morecambe37118184458-1441
20Cambridge37118183254-2241
21Port Vale371010173343-1040
22Yeovil3799193652-1636
23Notts County37711193871-3332
24Macclesfield3679203662-2630
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