FT: Newport County 2-1 Rochdale.
Newport County have taken the lead at Rodney Parade - the goal coming from a set-piece.
Newport are down to ten men, as Ryan Jackson receives red for that challenge on Hendo.
SAVED! Matty Lund is denied from the spot!
PENALTY TO DALE! HENDO IS BROUGHT DOWN INSIDE THE AREA.
Sub for Newport: OFF Flynn, ON Minshull
72. Double sub for Dale: Done and Bunney ON, Rose & Donnelly OFF
70. A sky high effort over the bar from Adam Chapman... he pulls his shirt towards his face.
The attendance at Rodney Parade is 4662.
Sub for Newport: OFF O'Connor, ON Jolley
62. Lynch flashes a shot wide of the target! The youngster looks confident on the ball.
58. A cross into the area is headed on by Vincenti, for Lynch who fires a snap shot a goal, troubling the 'keeper who is forced to save.
Craig Lynch makes his debut as he replaces Bastien Hery.
OVER THE BAR! 55. Donnelly with a powerful effort over the bar
CLOSE! A powerful free-kick from Rose from distance is deflected just wide of the post!
The second half is underway!
HT: Newport County 1-1 Rochdale
41: GOAL Newport > Aaron O'Connor.
20. Dale applying all the pressure at the moment. They're trying to carve an opening.
10. CLOSE! George Donnelly has come within inches of opening the scoring at Rodney Parade. His effort has creeped fractionally wide of the upright!
The home side are seeing plenty of the ball during these opening exchanges but have yet to really test Lillis #0-0
Kick-off! Newport get us underway...