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THE (NEWPORT) STATS YOU NEED TO KNOW

27 November 2015

Town aim to bounce back to winning ways on Saturday

The stats you need to know ahead of Saturday’s game at Newport.

• The Hatters have won eight of their 28 games away to Newport, drawing six and losing 14.

• Newport have only lost one of the last seven meetings on home soil.

• However, the Hatters have only lost two of the last 11 meetings home and away against County.

• The Town last won at Newport in November 2011 thanks to a last-minute goal from Danny Crow.

• Newport haven’t won in 13 home League 2 games (D5, L8) since beating the Hatters 1-0 in March last season. 

• Welshman Alex Lawless will make his 185th appearance for the Town if he plays any part in the game.

• Newport have drawn their last four games and are unbeaten in six matches.

• County’s home average league attendance is 2,627 – the sixth lowest in League 2.

• It will be the first time the Hatters visit Rodney Parade for a Saturday 3pm kick-off.

• No team has scored more goals away from home in League 2 this season than the Hatters’ 18.

• Lenell John-Lewis is County’s leading goalscorer with five goals. The striker has scored four goals in his last six games.

• The Hatters’ Josh McQuoid has been involved in seven goals in his last six games (four goals, three assists).

• Newport are only one of three clubs in the top five divisions not to have won at home this season (Aston Villa and Dagenham the other two).

• If games finished at half-time this season Newport would sit bottom of the table while the Hatters would be fifth.

• Newport have won three, drawn six and lost two under new manager John Sheridan. Prior to his arrival their record was one win, three draws and eight defeats this season.

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