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Gillingham are the guests at Rodney Parade on Saturday for the League Two game with home side Newport County.
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Newport County will be wanting a better result here after the 1-3 League Two loss in their previous game against Notts County.
The only player to score from Newport County was Will Evans (90'). Macauley Langstaff (22', 59') and David McGoldrick (35') scored for Notts County.
Newport County haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have managed to rack up 12 during that period and have conceded a total of 9.
In their last fixture, Gillingham drew 2-2 in the League Two match with Swindon Town.
For Gillingham, the scorers were Oliver Hawkins (68') and Connor Mahoney (79'). Sean McGurk (24') and Harry McKirdy (94') scored for Swindon Town.
Gillingham have been effective going forward in their most recent fixtures, scoring 8 times in their previous 6 matches. While their manager Stephen Clemence will no doubt take that as a positive sign, Gillingham can also improve defensively after being scored against in 6 of those same matches. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was League Two match day 16 on 28/10/2023 when it finished Gillingham 0-2 Newport County.
The match was refereed by Tom Reeves.
Team News: Newport County
The Newport County manager Graham Coughlan will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this clash owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Gillingham
With a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the Gillingham boss Stephen Clemence doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that Gillingham and Newport County may well both score, with little between these two teams.
A draw is a real possibility, as we are expecting there to be little between them. That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought 1-1 score draw when the full-time whistle blows.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Rodney Parade (7,850)
Captain: Ryan Delaney
Manager: Graham Coughlan
Competitions: League Two position 11
🔑 Star Man: Bryn Morris
Mostly taking to the field in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Bryn Morris was born in Hartlepool, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Middlesbrough in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Midfielder has contributed 5 league goals in the League Two 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 30 appearances.