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Saints cruise past Newport to secure cup progression

efl-cup Rodney Parade | Wed 25 Aug 7.45PM | Attendance: 7,002
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NEW vs SOU
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NEW vs SOU As It Happened

Key moments so far

  • Saints claimed an impressive 8-0 victory in the second round of the Carabao Cup
  • Moi Elyounoussi netted a hat-trick, while Armando Broja bagged a brace on his debut
  • Nathan Tella, Kyle Walker-Peters and Nathan Redmond also on the scoresheet for Saints
  • HALF TIME: Newport County 0-3 Saints 

Match Report: Newport Count 0-8 Saints

Miss any of tonight's action? Check out our match report for the full breakdown.

21.47

FULL TIME: Newport County 0-8 Saints

A successful night for Saints at Rodney Parade as they claim an 8-0 victory over Newport County in the second round of the Carabao Cup. Armando Broja netted a brace on his debut in red and white, while Moi Elyounoussi bagged a hat-trick on his return to Saints. Nathan Tella, Kyle Walker-Peters and Nathan Redmond were all on target as Saints raced to victory in Wales. Round three, here we come  👀

GOALSCORER 24 Mohamed Elyounoussi

Hat-trick hero 😇

As the clock ticks down at Rodney Parade, Elyounoussi fires home for his third of the night. 

90’

GOOOAL!!!

Mohamed Elyounoussi (90’) | 0 8

88’

Saints searching for an eighth

Remond finds Theo Walcott in the box but Townsend is there to collect for Newport. 

82’

Saints continue to attack

Redmond loops in a tantalising ball towards goal but fails to find anyone inside the box. 

77’

Yellow Card for Aaron Lewis (Newport County)

76’

Newport search for a consolation

Another opportunity missed for Newport as Timmy Abrahams finds himself in plenty of space but just an inch offside. 

Brace on debut ✌️

69’

Southampton substitution: Theo Walcott replaces James Ward-Prowse

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GOALSCORER 11 Nathan Redmond

Redmond makes it seven 

Ward-Prowse again with the assist, this time he finds the feet of Remond who makes no errors in front of goal. 

68’

GOOOAL!!!

Nathan Redmond (68’) | 0 7

Moi magic ✨

65’

Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Armando Broja

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64’

Southampton substitution: Michael Obafemi replaces Nathan Tella

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64’

Newport County substitution: Scot Bennett replaces Jordan Greenidge

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GOALSCORER 18 Armando Broja

Broja means business

Broja gets his second of the night as his right footed shot from the edge of the box finds the top left corner. 

57’

GOOOAL!!!

Armando Broja (57’) | 0 6

GOALSCORER 24 Mohamed Elyounoussi

Brace for Elyounoussi

Ward-Prowse finds Elyounoussi who scores his second of the night and Saints' fifth. 

55’

GOOOAL!!!

Mohamed Elyounoussi (55’) | 0 5

51’

Dangerous free-kick for Saints

Broja's brought down by Townsend and Saints are awarded a free-kick on the edge of the box. James Ward-Prowse territory? 

GOALSCORER 24 Mohamed Elyounoussi

Elyounoussi adds a fourth

It didn't take long for Saints to make their mark on the second half of this game as Broja finds Elyounoussi in the box who nets from close range.

48’

GOOOAL!!!

Mohamed Elyounoussi (48’) | 0 4

45’

Back to it in Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Ward-Prowse gets us back up and running for the second half. 

HT

Newport County substitution: Kevin Ellison replaces Finn Azaz

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Newport County substitution: Ed Upson replaces Matthew Dolan

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First professional Saints goal ✅

Travelling support ❤️

Thanks for joining us on the road, Saints fans. 

HALF TIME: Newport County 0-3 Saints

Goals from Armando Broja, Nathan Tella and Kyle Walker-Peters mean Saints have the lead at the break at Rodney Parade. It's been an energised opening 45 from both sides but Saints have shown a particular flair on the attack. A big 45 minutes to come and the third round of the Carabao Cup awaits. 

+1’

Yellow Card for Ibrahima Diallo (Southampton)

That Nathan Tella smile 🥰

GOALSCORER 2 Kyle Walker-Peters

Walker-Peters makes it three

Smooth as you like from Walker-Peters, who bags his first professional goal for Saints. 

43’

GOOOAL!!!

Kyle Walker-Peters (43’) | 0 3

38’

Another shot goes wide

Saints continue to press here at Rodney Parade as Ibrahima Diallo finds the feet of Redmond but again his shot towards goal bounces wide of the post. 

37’

Saints dominant 

Stephens releases a beautiful ball to Ward-Prowse on the wing, his ball in is forced out of the box by the Newport defence but only as far as Walker-Peters, whose reactive shot bounces wide of the post. 

33’

A change of pace

Tella's goal has seen a subtle change of pace at Rodney Parade, with Saints looking settled moving the ball around in the centre of the pitch. 

Debut delight 😇

Loanee Broja marks his first appearance in a Saints shirt with a goal. 

GOALSCORER 23 Nathan Tella

Tella makes it two

Newport County are caught sleeping as Elyounoussi picks up the ball in the middle of the field, and soon finds the feet of Tella. Calm and composed, he finds the back of the net with ease. 

24’

GOOOAL!!!

Nathan Tella (24’) | 0 2

23’

Saints search for a second 

Nathan Tella's deflected shot goes behind for a corner, but James Ward-Prowse's cross in ultimately meets the hands of the Nick Townsend. 

19’

Newport search for an opening

Stephens is dispossessed by Chris Missilou who hits the counter,  but his cross is fired into an empty box. 

15’

Redmond fires wide 

Another press from Saints but this time it's Nathan Remond who finds his shot bounce wide of the post. 

14’

Saints continue to press

Saints are continuing to attack, with Jack Stephens charging down the wing to release Yan Valery. Valery's pass finds the feet of Moi Elyounoussi but his shot bounces well wide.

GOALSCORER 18 Armando Broja

Broja nets on his debut

Debut game, debut goal. Nathan Redmond's shot towards goal bounces off of the crossbar but newcomer Armando Broja is there to open the scoring at Rodney Parade. 

9’

GOOOAL!!!

Armando Broja (9’) | 0 1

7’

Newport looking sharp

Robbie Willmott is released on the wing for Saints but his ball in towards goal bounces wide of the post and behind for the first corner of the game. 

5’

Saints retaliate

Saints look to pile on the pressure as Kyle Walker-Peters wins a free-kick in the attacking half. 

3’

Energised start from Newport 

We're straight into the action here at Rodney Parade but Timmy Abraham is caught offside. 

0’

Underway at Rodney Parade ⚽️

The action has commenced as Newport County get this Carabao Cup second round fixture started.

Inspecting the surface 👀

The boys have arrived at Rodney Parade as they begin their Carabao Cup campaign. 

19.25
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Some different faces in tonight's squad, who are you looking forward to seeing? 

Some different faces in tonight's squad, who are you looking forward to seeing? 

The results so far:

  • Yan Valery
    3%
  • Nathan Tella
    22%
  • Armando Broja
    60%
  • Moi Elyounoussi 
    15%

Newport County line-up confirmed

Starting XI: Townsend, Hall, Farquharson, Dolan [c], Clarke, Lewis, Missilou, Bennett, Azaz, Willmott, Abraham. 

Subs: Day, Haynes, Upson, Ellison, Collins, Hylton, Greenidge. 

18.52

Saints line-up confirmed 😇

Starting XI: Forster, Walker-Peters, Stephens, Bednarek, Valery, Diallo, Ward-Prowse [c], Redmond, Tella, Broja, Elyounoussi.

Subs: Lewis, Perraud, Salisu, Romeu, Walcott, Long, Obafemi.

18.45

Lyanco is a Saint 😇

Saints' second signing of the week is Lyanco, who joins us on the south coast from Torino FC. Find out more about the 24-year-old, who made 21 appearances in Série A here.

18.31

ICYMI: Thierry Small is a Saint 😇

It's been a busy week already for Saints who have made two signings in as many days. The first of which is 17-year-old Thierry Small who joins Saints on a three-year-deal from Everton. Find out what the youngster had to say on his arrival

18.10

MATCH PACK: Newport County vs Southampton FC

Get up to speed ahead of tonight's Carabao Cup clash with our Match Pack

18.00

Getting cup ready 👊

After Sunday's clash at St Mary's it was straight back to training for Ralph Hasenhüttl's men, who will be looking to string together an impressive cup run this season. 

17.46

Hear from the boss 👂

Manager Ralph Hasenhüttl confirmed he will rotate his squad for tonight's Carabao Cup tie.

17.30

HIGHLIGHTS: Saints 1-1 Manchester United

Saints' St Mary's homecoming was a largely positive one as they claimed a 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Sunday. 

13.44

Welcome to Rodney Parade 😇

It's midweek matchday and Saints are back in cup action as they take on Newport County in the second round of the Carabao Cup. Newport claimed a 1-0 victory over Tranmere Rovers in their opening fixture of the competition, while Saints are coming off the back of an impressive 1-1 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League. Let's go, Saints!

13.42

NEW vs SOU Line Ups

Newport County

30
Nick Townsend (GK) yellow card
8
Matthew Dolan (C)
replace Ed Upson (45′) yellow card
14
Aaron Lewis yellow card
15
Louis Hall
6
Priestley Farquharson
5
James Clarke
17
Scot Bennett
replace Jordan Greenidge (65′)
18
Finn Azaz
replace Kevin Ellison (45′)
7
Robbie Willmott
27
Christopher Missilou
16
Timmy Abraham
21
Lewis Collins
22
Kevin Ellison
29
Jordan Greenidge
1
Joe Day
3
Ryan Haynes
4
Ed Upson
11
Jermaine Hylton

Southampton

44
Fraser Forster (GK)
35
Jan Bednarek
43
Yan Valery
2
Kyle Walker-Peters goal
5
Jack Stephens
27
Ibrahima Diallo yellow card
8
James Ward-Prowse (C)
replace Theo Walcott (70′)
24
Mohamed Elyounoussi goal goal goal
23
Nathan Tella goal
replace Michael Obafemi (65′)
18
Armando Broja goal goal
replace Shane Long (65′)
11
Nathan Redmond goal
32
Theo Walcott
15
Romain Perraud
6
Oriol Romeu
22
Mohammed Salisu
14
Michael Obafemi
7
Shane Long
41
Harry Lewis

NEW vs SOU Match Stats

Newport County

Head to Head Stats

Southampton
  • Possession (%)
    31
    comparison angle
    69
  • Shots
    3
    comparison angle
    24
  • Shots on target
    0
    comparison angle
    14
  • Corners
    2
    comparison angle
    6
  • Passes Complete
    203
    comparison angle
    545

Top Saints Player Stats

shots on target
Goals
3
Mohamed Elyounoussi
Mohamed Elyounoussi
shots on target
Shots On Target
6
Mohamed Elyounoussi
Mohamed Elyounoussi
chances created
Chances Created
4
Nathan Redmond
Nathan Redmond
passes completed
Passes Completed
84
Ibrahima Diallo
Ibrahima Diallo
tackles
Tackles
2
Jan Bednarek
Jan Bednarek
clearances
Clearances
2
Ibrahima Diallo
Ibrahima Diallo