Alan Gow's double halted Accrington's winning start to the season as they were soundly beaten by Exeter.

Gow opened the scoring after firing home from 18 yards before Stanley's Luke Joyce had a 15-yard effort cleared off the line by Danny Coles.

Exeter doubled thier lead after Gow tricked his way through on the left before scoring from a tight angle.

Substitute Guillem Bauza then saw his penalty saved before later making it 3-0 after finishing from close range.

VIEWS FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale told BBC Radio Devon:

"These two wins have been built off sensible play and not trying to do too much too soon.

"As the game goes on we look more and more of a threat.

"It's the positional play that's key and we've shown that in the last two games

"It's a fair start, six points out of nine is okay."

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (6)

Accrington Stanley

  • 25 Dunbavin
  • 02 Murphy
  • 03 Liddle
  • 05 Nsiala
  • 06 Winnard
  • 04 Joyce
  • 07 Lindfield (Barnett - 57' )
  • 10 Hatfield
  • 12 Miller (Chippendale - 57' )
  • 09 Sheppard (Clark - 69' )
  • 23 Amond

Substitutes

  • 22 Dawber
  • 24 Molyneux
  • 08 Barnett
  • 11 Chippendale
  • 14 Clark
  • 15 Dixon
  • 17 Gray

Exeter

  • 01 Krysiak
  • 03 Woodman
  • 05 Baldwin
  • 06 Coles
  • 16 Amankwaah
  • 04 Bennett Booked (Doherty - 88' )
  • 07 Sercombe
  • 08 Oakley
  • 11 Davies
  • 10 Gow (Bauza - 67' )
  • 12 Cureton (O'Flynn - 60' )

Substitutes

  • 24 Evans
  • 02 Tully
  • 37 Moore-Taylor
  • 14 Doherty
  • 22 Keohane
  • 19 O'Flynn
  • 21 Bauza
Ref: Clark
Att: 1,149

Match Stats

Shots

5 13

On target

4 12

Corners

13 5

Fouls

7 9

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +3:25 Full time

Full Time The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:00 +2:39

Assist on the goal came from John O'Flynn.

90:00 +2:39 Goal scored

Goal! - Guillem Bauza - Accrington 0 - 3 Exeter Guillem Bauza fires in a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 0-3 Exeter.

90:00 +2:10

Foul by Peter Murphy on Tommy Doherty, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Tommy Doherty.

90:00 +1:07

Aidan Chippendale sends in a cross, Danny Coles manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +0:32

Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Ian Dunbavin makes a save.

87:53 Substitution

Substitution Scot Bennett goes off and Tommy Doherty comes on.

86:32

Aidan Chippendale takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.

81:20

John O'Flynn takes a shot. Save by Ian Dunbavin. Arron Davies takes a shot. Blocked by Dean Winnard.

79:42

Foul by Kevin Amankwaah on Aidan Chippendale, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Luke Clark.

78:51

Outswinging corner taken by Aidan Chippendale.

73:32

Luke Joyce takes the free kick.

73:32 Booking

Booking Scot Bennett is given a yellow card.

73:24

Scot Bennett challenges Charlie Barnett unfairly and gives away a free kick.

72:28

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Sercombe, Michael Liddle makes a clearance.

72:28 Penalty

Penalty taken by Guillem Bauza saved by Ian Dunbavin. Accrington Stanley 0-2 Exeter.

68:48

Guillem Bauza concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Joyce. Indirect free kick taken by Ian Dunbavin. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Will Hatfield from the left by-line to the near post. Save made by Artur Krysiak. Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Barnett, Pat Baldwin makes a clearance. Aidan Chippendale concedes a Penalty for a foul on Scot Bennett.

68:48 Substitution

Substitution Luke Clark comes on in place of Karl Sheppard.

68:48

Aidan Chippendale fouled by Matt Oakley, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

68:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Oakley by Will Hatfield. Pat Baldwin restarts play with the free kick.

67:01

Pat Baldwin manages to make a clearance.

67:01 Substitution

Substitution Guillem Bauza joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alan Gow.

67:01

Corner taken left-footed by Will Hatfield from the left by-line to the near post,

66:13

Corner taken by Will Hatfield from the left by-line played to the near post, Danny Coles manages to make a clearance.

64:09

The ball is crossed by Aidan Chippendale.

63:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Karl Sheppard by Danny Coles. Luke Joyce takes the free kick.

61:48

John O'Flynn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Hatfield. Direct free kick taken by Peter Murphy.

59:55 Substitution

Substitution John O'Flynn joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jamie Cureton.

56:33 Substitution

Substitution Aidan Chippendale joins the action as a substitute, replacing George Miller.

56:33 Substitution

Substitution Charlie Barnett joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Lindfield.

55:11

Kevin Amankwaah handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Luke Joyce restarts play with the free kick.

53:47 Goal scored

Goal! - Alan Gow - Accrington 0 - 2 Exeter Alan Gow fires in a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 0-2 Exeter.

52:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Coles on Karl Sheppard. Luke Joyce takes the free kick. The assistant referee signals for offside against Padraig Amond. Artur Krysiak takes the free kick.

50:04

Karl Sheppard takes a shot. Blocked by Pat Baldwin. Jamie Cureton takes a shot. Aristote Nsiala gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Liam Sercombe, clearance by Padraig Amond. Jamie Cureton has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

47:52

Luke Joyce takes a shot. Craig Woodman makes a clearance. Luke Joyce gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Artur Krysiak. Indirect free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.

46:04

The referee blows for offside. Ian Dunbavin takes the indirect free kick.

45:01

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

45:00 +0:59 Half time

Half Time The ref blows to signal half-time.

43:51

Corner from right by-line taken by Michael Liddle.

42:41

Corner taken by Alan Gow, clearance made by Aristote Nsiala.

41:44

Arron Davies takes a shot. Ian Dunbavin makes a comfortable save.

40:42

Liam Sercombe crosses the ball. Karl Sheppard has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

39:17

Will Hatfield takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.

38:56

Liam Sercombe challenges Will Hatfield unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Joyce.

37:22

Foul by Danny Coles on Padraig Amond, free kick awarded. Will Hatfield takes the free kick.

35:17

Karl Sheppard takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.

30:44

Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Blocked by Aristote Nsiala.

29:24

Corner taken right-footed by Will Hatfield from the right by-line, clearance made by Scot Bennett.

28:50

Corner taken right-footed by Will Hatfield from the right by-line to the near post, Kevin Amankwaah makes a clearance.

27:43

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Will Hatfield, Kevin Amankwaah manages to make a clearance.

26:45

Corner taken right-footed by Will Hatfield from the right by-line, Pat Baldwin manages to make a clearance.

24:27

Corner from the left by-line taken by Will Hatfield, Scot Bennett manages to make a clearance.

22:19

Unfair challenge on Craig Woodman by Craig Lindfield results in a free kick. Artur Krysiak restarts play with the free kick.

21:37

Alan Gow crosses the ball, save made by Ian Dunbavin.

19:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Amankwaah by Will Hatfield. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Amankwaah.

17:11

The official flags Alan Gow offside. Ian Dunbavin takes the free kick.

16:42

Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Blocked by Peter Murphy.

13:10

The assist for the goal came from Liam Sercombe.

13:10 Goal scored

Goal! - Alan Gow - Accrington 0 - 1 Exeter Alan Gow scores a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 0-1 Exeter.

12:47

Jamie Cureton takes a shot. Peter Murphy gets a block in.

7:23

Inswinging corner taken by Alan Gow. Arron Davies takes a shot. Ian Dunbavin makes a save. The referee blows for offside. Pat Baldwin takes the free kick.

6:03

Foul by Dean Winnard on Jamie Cureton, free kick awarded. Danny Coles restarts play with the free kick.

3:20

Craig Lindfield sends in a cross, save by Artur Krysiak.

2:22

Padraig Amond handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Artur Krysiak takes the indirect free kick.

0:16

Corner taken right-footed by Craig Lindfield, clearance made by Craig Woodman.

0:00

The match begins.

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