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Exeter City 1-1 Stevenage

Exeter and Stevenage cancelled each other out and had to settle for a point apiece in a draw at St James Park.

Exeter started brightly and Troy Brown saw a header cleared off the line early on, and Ryan Harley dragged a shot wide with a shot from 20 yards.

However, Stevenage broke the deadlock with their first attempt at goal on 31 minutes. Jobi McAnuff picked the ball up in midfield and ran at the heart of the defence, who backed off, and the winger fired a low shot past the recalled Bobby Olejnik and into the bottom corner.

However, Exeter equalised on 52 minutes when an excellent cross by Lloyd James picked out Reuben Reid and he bundled the ball in from six yards.

Exeter always looked more likely to score in a second half of few clear-cut chances. Substitute Liam McAlinden saw a shot deflect over the bar and Jack Stacey fired wildly over the bar as the game drifted into stoppage time.

Stevenage failed to register a shot on target in a one-sided second half, but defended well to limit Exeter to so few opportunities.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Olejnik
  • 28Stacey
  • 39Brown
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 3Woodman
  • 11Wheeler
  • 4James
  • 6TillsonSubstituted forGrantat 84'minutes
  • 7Harley
  • 14Watkins
  • 33ReidSubstituted forMcAlindenat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Grant
  • 16Oakley
  • 19McAlinden
  • 21Hamon
  • 26Ampadu
  • 29Croll
  • 31Sweeney

Stevenage

  • 1Jones
  • 25Henry
  • 5FranksBooked at 36mins
  • 6Wilkinson
  • 20Ogilvie
  • 8SchumacherSubstituted forCowansat 64'minutes
  • 18Tonge
  • 11Pett
  • 10McQuoidSubstituted forKennedyat 61'minutes
  • 24GoddenSubstituted forHindsat 87'minutes
  • 7McAnuffBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 14Kennedy
  • 16Day
  • 17Gorman
  • 23Cowans
  • 26Hinds
  • 33Ntlhe
  • 35Loft
Referee:
Darren Handley
Attendance:
4,125

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 1, Stevenage 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 1, Stevenage 1.

Attempt missed. Joel Grant (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Jobi McAnuff (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ollie Watkins (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jobi McAnuff (Stevenage).

Lloyd James (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kaylen Hinds (Stevenage).

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

Attempt missed. Jack Stacey (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Kaylen Hinds replaces Matt Godden.

Hand ball by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

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

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Michael Tonge.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Fraser Franks.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Joel Grant replaces Jordan Tillson.

Attempt blocked. Liam McAlinden (Exeter City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

Delay in match Matt Godden (Stevenage) because of an injury.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Jamie Jones.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Fraser Franks.

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

Foul by Lloyd James (Exeter City).

Tom Pett (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Liam McAlinden replaces Reuben Reid.

Foul by David Wheeler (Exeter City).

(Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Connor Ogilvie.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Luke Wilkinson.

Attempt blocked. Jobi McAnuff (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

(Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Godden (Stevenage).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Robert Olejnik.

Attempt saved. Henry Cowans (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Matt Godden (Stevenage) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Craig Woodman.

Attempt blocked. Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Henry Cowans replaces Steven Schumacher.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Ben Kennedy replaces Josh McQuoid.

Attempt missed. Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

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1Doncaster32197661382364
2Plymouth31194851341761
3Carlisle321513456451158
4Luton321411748301853
5Portsmouth31157945291652
6Exeter321551251351650
7Mansfield32121194137447
8Stevenage32144145049146
9Wycombe31137113939046
10Barnet32111294143-245
11Colchester31128114741644
12Grimsby32128123939044
13Cambridge31127124037343
14Blackpool311012945331242
15Morecambe30125133946-741
16Crawley31116143849-1139
17Yeovil32911123340-738
18Crewe32812123546-1136
19Accrington3089133242-1033
20Notts County3296173758-2133
21Cheltenham32711143646-1032
22Hartlepool32711143856-1832
23Leyton Orient3285193550-1529
24Newport31510163550-1525
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