U's lose unbeaten away record in Wales
18th Feb 2014 ko 19:45hrs
Attendance: 3,757 (away 523)
Newport County 442:29 Parish,07 Chapman Booked (Porter - 85),15 Burge,02 Pipe,21 Anthony,06 Yakubu,08 Minshull Booked,12 Willmott,45 Howe Booked,13 Sandell,11 Zebroski (Jeffers - 85)
Substitutes:04 Porter,09 Crow,14 Jeffers,18 Jackson,19 Naylor,23 Jolley,33 Thompson
Scorers:Howe 45′ Burge 71′ Zebroski 83′
Oxford United:01 Clarke,37 Ruffels,17 Rose (Potter - 45),03 Newey Booked,19 Mullins,34 Bevans (Connolly - 77),13 Hunt,22 Wroe Booked,09 Constable,08 Kitson (Williams - 58),10 Smalley
Substitutes:11 Potter,15 Williams,18 Davies,23 Henly,24 Connolly,30 Long,38 Ashby
Scorers:Constable 14′ Potter 88′
After a good pass by Dave Kitson supplied Beano the chance to blast the U's in front which he took. Rene Howe scored a deflected goal on the stroke of half time to put the team level. At the half way stage it was probably a fair result.
A sloppy tackle by Josh Ruffles outside the box on the 71st minute let Ryan Burge score a peach of a freekick.
12 minutes later and a mix up between Johnny Mullins and Ryan Clarke let Chris Zebroski pass into a open net.
With the score at 3-1 to Newport Mickey Lewis shuffled his line up to try and get his team back in it. Alfie Potter got a late goal but to be fair the U's did not deserve anything from the game.