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Dagenham & Redbridge 1-2 Exeter City

Arron Davies scored in the fourth minute of injury time to earn Exeter a dramatic victory over Dagenham.

Veteran striker Jamie Cureton turned his marker and slotted home to give the Daggers an early lead.

The Grecians had to wait until the 80th minute to find an equaliser, Jimmy Keohane netting from the spot after Alex Nicholls had been brought down in the box by Matt Partridge.

And Davies headed into the top corner to earn the visitors all three points.

Dagenham manager Wayne Burnett told BBC London 94.9:

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Burnett on Dagenham v Exeter

"We played very well in the first half and caused them a lot of problems, but they've come out in the second half a different team. All credit to Exeter - they came out in the second half and at times we couldn't get near them.

"I thought a draw was a fair result in the second half, but they managed to nick it in the end.

"We sat deeper and deeper and deeper in the second half, and when you do that you're asking for a little bit of trouble, especially when you're 1-0 up. The other team have got a lifeline and are still in the game - and they were.

"I'm bitterly disappointed but we can learn from this. We played well at times so far this season and haven't got any points, which happened tonight."

Line-ups

Dag & Red

  • 30Cousins
  • 2BattBooked at 85mins
  • 5SaahBooked at 90mins
  • 21Partridge
  • 3ConnorsBooked at 74mins
  • 23HemmingsBooked at 45minsSubstituted forPorterat 73'minutes
  • 8OgogoBooked at 39mins
  • 15Labadie
  • 28BoucaudBooked at 51minsSubstituted forDoidgeat 82'minutes
  • 10Chambers
  • 7Cureton

Substitutes

  • 1O'Brien
  • 4Doe
  • 12Doidge
  • 14Porter
  • 16Green
  • 19Goldberg
  • 27Yusuff

Exeter

  • 30Pym
  • 2ButterfieldBooked at 18mins
  • 8Oakley
  • 4BennettBooked at 30mins
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 14Grimes
  • 7SercombeSubstituted forKeohaneat 69'minutes
  • 11Davies
  • 20NicholsSubstituted forWheelerat 67'minutes
  • 23NichollsSubstituted forJayat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Keohane
  • 16Dawson
  • 21Hamon
  • 22Wheeler
  • 25Riley-Lowe
  • 26Tillson
  • 27Jay
Referee:
Keith Stroud
Attendance:
2,138

Match Stats

Home TeamDag & RedAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Exeter City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Exeter City 2.

Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Grimes (Exeter City).

Attempt saved. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

Brian Saah (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Brian Saah (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Scott Bennett (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Exeter City 2. Arron Davies (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Christian Ribeiro with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Cureton (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Christian Doidge (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

Damien Batt (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Damien Batt (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Brian Saah (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Jay (Exeter City).

Foul by Damien Batt (Dagenham and Redbridge).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Christian Doidge replaces Andre Boucaud.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Matt Jay replaces Alex Nicholls.

Goal!

Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 1, Exeter City 1. Jimmy Keohane (Exeter City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Matt Partridge (Dagenham and Redbridge) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Exeter City. Alex Nicholls draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Scott Bennett (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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

Booking

Jack Connors (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. George Porter replaces Ashley Hemmings.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Damien Batt.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Jimmy Keohane replaces Liam Sercombe because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. David Wheeler replaces Tom Nichols.

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

Foul by Ashley Hemmings (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Connors (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Attempt saved. Scott Bennett (Exeter City) with an attempt from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jamie Cureton (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Andre Boucaud.

Attempt saved. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

Andre Boucaud (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Andre Boucaud (Dagenham and Redbridge).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton117131412222
2Wycombe10631136721
3Bury10622168820
4Southend10622127520
5Northampton105231813517
6Morecambe10514129316
7Shrewsbury10433128415
8Portsmouth10433108215
9Cheltenham1043387115
10Luton1043387115
11Exeter114341214-215
12Mansfield105051114-315
13Cambridge114251814414
14Wimbledon104241616014
15Stevenage104241313014
16Plymouth10415118313
17Newport103431211113
18Accrington104151520-513
19Dag & Red113261419-511
20Tranmere102351113-29
21York101631014-49
22Hartlepool10226514-98
23Oxford Utd10145913-47
24Carlisle10136921-126
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