Salford maintained their League Two promotion ambitions as they came from behind to beat Newport.
Harry Charsley put County ahead after good work by Priestley Farquharson, but Callum Hardy levelled following a goalmouth scramble.
Conor McAleny burst through Newport’s defence before his low shot that beat Joe Day to put Salford in front.
Substitute Matt Smith’s stoppage time header from Elliot Watt’s corner sealed Salford’s win.
Salford are sixth in the table while Newport’s second successive defeat leaves them in 18th spot.
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- 16GalbraithSubstituted forSmithat 68′minutes
- 8LundSubstituted forMallanat 64′minutes
- 5J ClarkeSubstituted forWaiteat 86′minutes
- 22Moriah-WelshBooked at 45minsSubstituted forRaiat 87′minutes
- 18BakerSubstituted forEvansat 78′minutes
- 20CharsleySubstituted forWildigat 78′minutes
- 19McNeillSubstituted forKavanaghat 64′minutes
- Charles Breakspear
Match ends, Salford City 3, Newport County 1.
Second Half ends, Salford City 3, Newport County 1.
Theo Vassell (Salford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Omar Bogle (Newport County).
Foul by Stephen Mallan (Salford City).
Aaron Wildig (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. Calum Kavanagh (Newport County) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Attempt blocked. James Waite (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Omar Bogle.
Goal! Salford City 3, Newport County 1. Matt Smith (Salford City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Elliot Watt with a cross following a corner.
Corner, Salford City. Conceded by James Waite.
Attempt blocked. Louie Barry (Salford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Mallan.
Matt Smith (Salford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Priestley Farquharson (Newport County).
Attempt blocked. Callum Hendry (Salford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Louie Barry.
Attempt missed. Priestley Farquharson (Newport County) header from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Cameron Norman.
Foul by Callum Hendry (Salford City).
Cameron Norman (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Substitution, Newport County. Kiban Rai replaces Nathan Moriah-Welsh.
Substitution, Newport County. James Waite replaces James Clarke.
Attempt missed. Matt Smith (Salford City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Elliot Watt following a set piece situation.
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