2019-20 League 2 – Newport vs Scunthorpe Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Newport vs Scunthorpe kick off? Saturday 19th October, 2019 – 15:00 (UK)

Where is Newport vs Scunthorpe being played? Rodney Parade

What TV channel is Newport vs Scunthorpe on in the UK? Sky Sports have the rights to League 2 matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Newport vs Scunthorpe in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go

Where can I get tickets for Newport vs Scunthorpe?

Newport – https://www.newport-county.co.uk/tickets/

Scunthorpe – https://www.scunthorpe-united.co.uk/tickets/

What was the score in the last meeting between Newport & Scunthorpe? Newport 2-2 Scunthorpe

THE TEAM NEWS

NEWPORT

Predicted line-up (4-1-2-1-2): King; McNamara, Howkins, O'Brien, Haynes; Bennett; Willmott, Sheehan; Dolan; Matt, Abrahams

Unavailable: Azeez (Injured), Leadbitter (Injured)

Doubtful: Demetriou (Injured), Labadie (Injured)

SCUNTHORPE

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Watson; Ntlhe, McGahey, McArdle, Brown; Gilliead, Sutton, Songo'o, Colclough; Proctor, Novak

Unavailable: Hallam (Injured), McAtee (Injured), Clarke (Injured), Lund (Suspended)

Doubtful: Ward (Illness), Perch (Injured), Van Veen (Injured), Watson (Injured), Miller (Injured), Dales (Injured), Bedeau (Injured), Lewis (International duty)

THE PREDICTION

Newport are unbeaten in four league games and are on a mini-streak of two wins and two clean sheets, giving them a stellar total of eight shut-outs so far this season. Visitors Scunthorpe have vastly improved on their poor start in recent times, but are unlikely to penetrate that Exiles defence.

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