FA Cup: Millwall vs The Exiles

Since the beginning of December, Millwall has been playing with very impressive performance. In the last 6 rounds of the First Division, Millwall won 4 victories and lost only 1, including the last 2 home games. At this moment, Millwall is only 1 point lower than the British First Class.

Millwall is getting 37 points and temporarily ranked at 11th position in the rankings. In the last 5 matches Millwall won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. However at home Millwall won 2, drew 2 and lost 1 in the last 5 matches while being unbeaten in the last 5 matches with 3 wins and 2 draws.

Newport County is currently in 13th place in the Third Division with 29 points after 22 rounds. But 9 consecutive matches Newport County did not know the victory, including 3 draws and lost 6 matches. Away from Newport County has a worse record than losing 4 matches in a row. Therefore, it is difficult for Newport to surprise this match.

Both Millwall and Newport are quite pragmatic teams. Evidently, the last 4/5 Millwall games and the last 9/10 appearances of Newport have closed with less than 2 goals scored.