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Dag Red 1-1 Newport County: Match Report

24 Aug 2013 19:02:53

Dag  Red 1-1 Newport County: Match Report

Dag & Red 1-1 Newport County: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.


Daggers and Exiles share points

The first ever meeting between Dagenham & Redbridge and Newport ended in a 1-1 draw.


Abu Ogogo's equaliser ensured the points were shared in east London after Chris Zebroski put the visitors ahead with a superb finish from inside the area.


Zebroski's 25th-minute goal came after splendid work by Christian Jolley and Adam Chapman and the Welsh side went into half-time firmly in control.


Justin Edinburgh's side grew in confidence after a poor start and perhaps could have been more than a goal to the good at the break. Robbie Willmott volleyed over and Jolley was denied by a terrific save from Chris Lewington.


But the Daggers were a side transformed in the second period, it was almost a total role-reversal. Newport missed several chances, Lee Minshull the worst culprit, but the hosts were the dominant side.


And captain Ogogo swept home with 20 minutes remaining after a fine move started by debutant Zavon Hines.


They saw chance after chance go begging, defender Andrew Hughes cleared off the line magnificently at the death to deny substitute Afolabi Obafemi.






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