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Edinburgh relieved after win

Newport boss Justin Edinburgh praised his side for their 'massive' 1-0 win at League Two basement side Torquay.

County striker Chris Zebroski, a former Torquay forward, scored the eighth minute winner against the early run of play after being teed up by playmaker Adam Chapman following a free-kick.

Zebroski's angled drive from the right was aided by a looping deflection off defender Dale Tonge as he slid in to tackle the Newport top scorer.

Torquay were reduced to 10 men in the 35th minute when Shamir Goodwin saw red for a foul on County skipper Michael Flynn and they almost went 2-0 down when Andrew Hughes' 74th minute header came back off the post.

Edinburgh admitted: "I am extremely happy with the three points and a clean sheet away from home coming off the back of a very difficult run of late. All-in-all I thought it was an excellent three points."

"It was a massive win for us.We have been on a terrible run but credit to the players they have continued to work hard and put in the performances.

"We spoke about continuing to do what we have been doing and the results would come, and hopefully this is the start of a good run. We have got back to back home games coming up now so we have an immediate opportunity to build on this.

"It's given us a foundation because we had forgotten how to win football matches and we have got to make sure we don't waste this because it was a have fought three points and a big three points.

"It's double figures for Chris Zebroski now and he's our top goalscorer and bearing in mind he was out for three months, that's good going. He knows where the goal is and unfortunately it's come back to haunt one of the clubs where he served so well."