Newcastle enter League Cup quarter-finals after Newport shoot-out win

Newcastle United fought from behind against fourth-tier League Two side Newport County to snatch a place in the League Cup quarter-finals with Wednesday’s 5-4 penalty shoot-out win.Newcastle’s Joelinton and Newport substitute Ryan Taylor both missed spot kicks to force sudden death but two penalties later, Brandon Cooper sent his kick high over the bar to see Newcastle through.The game at Newport’s Rodney Parade ground finished 1-1 after Jonjo Shelvey’s 87th-minute strike rescued the Premier League side.Newport led from the fifth minute when an awkward shot from Tristan Abrahams on the edge of…

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