Newport County 1-0 Grimsby Town: Debutant Maynard a hit for 10-man Exiles



Newport midfielder Scot Bennett was sent off in the first half
Newport midfielder Scot Bennett was sent off in the first half

Newport County’s new loan signing Nicky Maynard made an immediate impact with the winning goal against Grimsby Town.

The home side looked to be in for a long afternoon when midfielder Scot Bennett was shown a straight red midway through the first half for a lunge on Grimsby forward Stefan Payne.

But Maynard put Newport ahead from close range after Matty Dolan’s deflected shot fell kindly.

Newport keeper Nick Townsend stood firm as Grimsby peppered his goal.

Line-ups

Newport

Formation 3-5-2

  • 30Townsend
  • 15Longe-King
  • 8Dolan
  • 28Demetriou
  • 2BakerSubstituted forFarquharsonat 45′minutes
  • 17BennettBooked at 37mins
  • 10Sheehan
  • 16GambinSubstituted forLewisat 73′minutes
  • 3Haynes
  • 19TelfordSubstituted forScrimshawat 61′minutes
  • 18MaynardSubstituted forAmondat 73′minutes

Substitutes

  • 1King
  • 6Farquharson
  • 9Amond
  • 14Lewis
  • 20Hartigan
  • 27Scrimshaw
  • 29Taylor

Grimsby

Formation 4-4-2

  • 44Eastwood
  • 22Hewitt
  • 26Menayese
  • 6Waterfall
  • 3Bunney
  • 45AdamsSubstituted forLamyat 63′minutes
  • 20MateteBooked at 81mins
  • 15Clifton
  • 38El Mizouni
  • 9HansonSubstituted forJohn-Lewisat 81′minutes
  • 40Payne

Substitutes

  • 1McKeown
  • 2Hendrie
  • 14Spokes
  • 21John-Lewis
  • 25Pollock
  • 36Habergham
  • 42Lamy

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