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Full-time: Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Newport County

Newport County narrowly lost out to Mansfield Town this afternoon after a late goal by the hosts saw them nudge a win.

Things looked promising for County thanks to an early goal by Ryan Bird, though Mansfield's Krystian Pearce equalised shortly after to make the score one-all at half time.

County found themselves a man down around the 67-minute mark when Jaanai Gordon was sent off after a second yellow card.

A Mansfield penalty saw them finish the game as the winners.

Final score: Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Newport County.