Newport County 2-0 Stevenage- Match Report

Newport County 2-0 Stevenage: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Exiles see off StevenageAaron O'Connor scored his seventh goal of the season before being sent off as Newport County beat Stevenage 2-0.The striker grabbed his fifth in five games before being dismissed in injury time for the Exiles.Defender Darren Jones got County's second as Justin Edinburgh's side chalked up a fifth home win.After a scrappy opening, the game finally came to life when Stevenage midfielder Charlie Lee tested Exiles goalkeeper Jamie Stephens with a shot from 20 yards.But it was the home side who struck first in the 26th minute when Lee Minshull flicked on Ryan Jackson's long throw and O'Connor guided a header into the bottom corner.County doubled their lead three minutes into first-half injury time when centre-back Jones got on the end of Jackson's mis-hit shot to slot the ball past Chris Day.Jackson went close to getting a goal for himself in the second half when his cross almost sneaked in the top corner.O'Connor was then shown a red card in the 92nd minute for a clumsy foul on Dean Wells

Source : PA

Source: PA