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Accrington Stanley 2-3 Exeter City

Exeter halted a run of seven league games without a win with victory at lowly Accrington.

Tom Nichols opened the scoring with a neat chip over home goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli from 20 yards out.

Nichols fired a low shot from inside the area for 2-0, with Alan Gow scoring their third after a neat turn and shot.

Peter Murphy headed home from close range for Accrington, as did Kal Naismith after the break, while Gow also missed a penalty for Exeter.

Line-ups

Accrington

Formation 4-4-2

  • 26Bettinelli
  • 16Hunt
  • 27NaylorBooked at 77mins
  • 4Joyce
  • 5Aldred
  • 6WinnardBooked at 4mins
  • 11Naismith
  • 2Murphy
  • 17GraySubstituted forBowermanat 78'minutes
  • 9WebberSubstituted forMcCartanat 85'minutes
  • 15Mingoia

Substitutes

  • 3Liddle
  • 7McCartan
  • 8Richardson
  • 10Hatfield
  • 19Wilson
  • 20Windass
  • 44Bowerman

Exeter

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Krysiak
  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 35Gill
  • 4Bennett
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 7Sercombe
  • 29GrimesSubstituted forWheelerat 53'minutes
  • 20NicholsSubstituted forParkinat 83'minutes
  • 10GowSubstituted forKeohaneat 58'minutes
  • 11Davies

Substitutes

  • 5Baldwin
  • 19O'Flynn
  • 21Gosling
  • 22Keohane
  • 25Parkin
  • 30Pym
  • 32Wheeler
Referee:
Eddie Ilderton
Attendance:
1,219

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home13
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Accrington Stanley 2, Exeter City 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 2, Exeter City 3.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Luke Joyce.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Danny Butterfield.

  6. Post update

    David Wheeler (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley).

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Danny Webber.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Exeter City. Sam Parkin replaces Tom Nichols.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley).

  12. Post update

    Tom Nichols (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. George Bowerman replaces James Gray.

  14. Booking

    Lee Naylor (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Lee Naylor (Accrington Stanley).

  16. Post update

    Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley).

  19. Post update

    Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

As It Stood

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5Scunthorpe209742722534
6Burton2010462421334
7Southend2010372518733
8Rochdale2010372927233
9Morecambe219572728-132
10Dag & Red208662925430
11Exeter208572727029
12Wimbledon207672324-127
13Cheltenham216962731-427
14Hartlepool207582322126
15Wycombe206682527-224
16Plymouth206591421-723
17Mansfield205782126-522
18Portsmouth205782734-722
19Bury204882225-320
20York204882428-420
21Accrington2055102027-720
22Bristol Rovers204791722-519
23Northampton2046101625-918
24Torquay2046102133-1218
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