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Barrow go second after victory at Newport

17 Sep 2022 1 minute read
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The home side, who have now lost six of their nine league matches this season, drop to 19th after a match in which they dominated possession without properly testing Barrow goalkeeper Paul Farman.

Adam Lewis clipped the bar for the Exiles with a cross but Gordon should have put the visitors ahead early on and he made no mistake in the final minute of the first half when he raced on to a ball over the top and bundled his shot past Nick Townsend.

That was the eighth time in nine matches that County had conceded the first goal and Gordon sealed the win with his second from the penalty spot just before the hour mark.

Gordon sent Townsend the wrong way from the spot after 20-year-old Aston Villa loanee Hayden Lindley, making his first start in the EFL, chopped down Robbie Gotts in the area.

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