Bright Osayi-Samuel nets brace for Blackpool in win over Newport

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Blackpool's League Two play-off hopes were boosted by a 3-1 win over Newport County at Rodney Parade.

Match Reports: Bright Osayi-Samuel nets brace for Blackpool in win over Newport

Bright Osayi-Samuel scored twice for the visitors, with Mark Cullen adding a penalty.
Alex Samuel struck for Newport, who remain seven points from safety.
The Seasiders took the lead through Osayi-Samuel, who collected Neil Danns' pass out wide before cutting inside onto his right foot and curling an effort past Joe Day.

Cullen struck the woodwork twice for Blackpool before doubling their advantage from the spot in the 68th minute.
Mickey Demetriou fouled Osayi-Samuel in the box and Cullen converted his spot-kick.
Swansea loanee Samuel responded with a goal five minutes later after shrugging off two defenders, but Osayi-Samuel closed the game out with Blackpool's third.