League Two
Plymouth1Exeter2

Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Exeter City

Eliot Richards

Exeter came from behind to complete a Devon derby double over Plymouth.

Reuben Reid had put Argyle ahead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time, after visiting captain Danny Coles handled Matt Parsons' cross.

Liam Sercombe's 20-yard deflected shot brought the Grecians level after it looped up over the Plymouth goalkeeper Jake Cole in 69th minute.

Tom Nichols then set up on-loan forward Eliot Richards late on, who scored his third goal in two games.

The Pilgrims now sit three points off the League Two play-off places with seven games left, while Exeter are seven points above the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 1Cole
  • 27Gurrieri
  • 26ParsonsSubstituted forBerryat 73'minutes
  • 17NelsonBooked at 36mins
  • 16Trotman
  • 4Blanchard
  • 14Young
  • 6Hourihane
  • 28ObadeyiSubstituted forMorganat 73'minutes
  • 9Reid
  • 15WottonBooked at 70minsSubstituted forBantonat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Berry
  • 8Boco
  • 10Morgan
  • 11Blizzard
  • 18Harvey
  • 20Banton
  • 32Dawson

Exeter

  • 1Krysiak
  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 4Bennett
  • 6ColesBooked at 45mins
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 7Sercombe
  • 35GillBooked at 40minsSubstituted forGrimesat 58'minutes
  • 20NicholsSubstituted forO'Flynnat 90+4'minutes
  • 8Oakley
  • 14Richards

Substitutes

  • 5Baldwin
  • 11Davies
  • 19O'Flynn
  • 25Parkin
  • 29Grimes
  • 30Pym
  • 32Wheeler
Referee:
Robert Madley
Attendance:
13,442

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home15
Away15
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home4
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. John O'Flynn replaces Tom Nichols.

Attempt missed. Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Danny Butterfield.

Attempt missed. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Neal Trotman.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 2. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Tom Nichols.

Attempt missed. Matt Oakley (Exeter City) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Durrell Berry (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Sercombe (Exeter City).

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Jason Banton replaces Paul Wotton.

Attempt missed. Matt Oakley (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Reuben Reid.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Neal Trotman.

Attempt missed. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Luke Young (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Eliot Richards (Exeter City).

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Durrell Berry replaces Matthew Parsons because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Marvin Morgan replaces Tope Obadeyi.

Delay in match Matthew Parsons (Plymouth Argyle) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Danny Butterfield.

Booking

Paul Wotton (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 1. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Curtis Nelson.

Attempt saved. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Danny Butterfield.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Matt Grimes replaces Matthew Gill.

Attempt saved. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Daniel Coles.

Attempt saved. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Paul Wotton.

Tom Nichols (Exeter City) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rochdale392271064392573
2Scunthorpe391817461372471
3Chesterfield401913862362670
4Fleetwood391971357461164
5Burton39171394237564
6Oxford Utd391514104940959
7York391513114638858
8Southend3914141147361156
9Plymouth391510144444055
10Dag & Red391215124747051
11Hartlepool391310164645149
12Newport381213134649-349
13Wimbledon391212154247-548
14Cheltenham391115134553-848
15Morecambe391212154557-1248
16Exeter391211164750-347
17Mansfield391114144152-1147
18Accrington391113154649-346
19Bury38917124243-144
20Bristol Rovers381013153543-843
21Wycombe391012173948-942
22Portsmouth39915153855-1742
23Northampton39913173351-1840
24Torquay3999213557-2236
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