League Two
Plymouth1Exeter2

Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Exeter City

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.
Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).
Hand ball by Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle).

Second Half

Second Half begins Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 0.
Maxime Blanchard (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Eliot Richards (Exeter City).
Attempt saved. Conor Hourihane (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 1, Exeter City 0. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Daniel Coles (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.
Penalty conceded by Daniel Coles (Exeter City) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Booking

Matthew Gill (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.
Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Matthew Gill (Exeter City).
Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the left side of the box.

Booking

Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.
Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Neal Trotman.
Attempt blocked. Eliot Richards (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle).
Eliot Richards (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Daniel Coles.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rochdale39227102573
2Scunthorpe39181742471
3Chesterfield40191382670
4Fleetwood39197131164
5Burton3917139564
6Oxford Utd39151410959
7York39151311858
8Southend391414111156
9Plymouth39151014055
10Dag & Red39121512051
11Hartlepool39131016149
12Newport38121313-349
13Wimbledon39121215-548
14Cheltenham39111513-848
15Morecambe39121215-1248
16Exeter39121116-347
17Mansfield39111414-1147
18Accrington39111315-346
19Bury3891712-144
20Bristol Rovers38101315-843
21Wycombe39101217-942
22Portsmouth3991515-1742
23Northampton3991317-1840
24Torquay399921-2236
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