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Exeter City 3-2 Yeovil Town

Will Hoskins
Will Hoskins had played just six games since February 2013 after serious knee and groin injuries

Will Hoskins marked his Exeter City debut with a late winner at they beat West Country rivals Yeovil Town.

Tom Nichols gave City the lead from the penalty spot before David Wheeler made it 2-0 as he calmly finished past Yeovil goalkeeper Chris Weale.

Marc Laird pulled one back straight after half-time before Matthew Dolan equalised from the spot.

But with six minutes left former Brighton and Watford striker Hoskins lifted the ball over Weale to win it.

Yeovil Town manager Paul Sturrock told BBC Radio Bristol:

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Sturrock on Exeter v Yeovil

"Obviously a straight ball caught out our defence again. It's going to take time for this team to settle down.

"It was a fantastic fight for us to get back into it again and we started to create two or three chances.

"But we're all gutted obviously because it would have been nice to have come away from here with something."

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Olejnik
  • 11Davies
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 39Brown
  • 5McAllister
  • 22Wheeler
  • 7Harley
  • 8Oakley
  • 4NobleBooked at 31minsSubstituted forOyelekeat 87'minutes
  • 14NichollsSubstituted forHoskinsat 73'minutes
  • 20NicholsSubstituted forMorrisonat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 13Morrison
  • 16Hoskins
  • 19Oyeleke
  • 21Hamon
  • 26Tillson

Yeovil

  • 12Weale
  • 24Roberts
  • 5Arthurworrey
  • 21LaceySubstituted forSokolikat 74'minutes
  • 3Smith
  • 20FogdenSubstituted forCornickat 45'minutes
  • 7Laird
  • 4Dolan
  • 11DicksonSubstituted forBirdat 86'minutes
  • 22Beck
  • 10Jeffers

Substitutes

  • 1Krysiak
  • 6Sokolik
  • 9Bird
  • 16Burrows
  • 19Allen
  • 23Cornick
Referee:
Gavin Ward
Attendance:
5,659

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home5
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 3, Yeovil Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 3, Yeovil Town 2.

Attempt missed. Jakub Sokolik (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Stephen Arthurworrey (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Manny Oyeleke (Exeter City).

Iffy Allen (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Manny Oyeleke replaces David Noble.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Ryan Bird replaces Ryan Dickson.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 3, Yeovil Town 2. Will Hoskins (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matt Oakley.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Clinton Morrison replaces Tom Nichols.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Robert Olejnik.

Attempt saved. Shaun Jeffers (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Will Hoskins.

David Wheeler (Exeter City) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Attempt saved. Arron Davies (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Will Hoskins (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Roberts (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Jakub Sokolik replaces Alex Lacey.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Will Hoskins replaces Alex Nicholls.

Foul by Ryan Harley (Exeter City).

Shaun Jeffers (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Alex Nicholls (Exeter City) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

David Noble (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mark Beck (Yeovil Town).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 2. Matthew Dolan (Yeovil Town) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Yeovil Town. Harry Cornick draws a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Stephen Arthurworrey.

Tom Nichols (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town).

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

Foul by Stephen Arthurworrey (Yeovil Town).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Christian Ribeiro.

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 1. Marc Laird (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Nathan Smith.

Second Half

Second Half begins Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Harry Cornick replaces Wes Fogden.

Half Time

First Half ends, Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 0.

goal

As It Stood

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6Notts County11002023
7Plymouth11002023
8Exeter11003213
9Northampton11001013
10Accrington10101101
11Carlisle10101101
12Crawley10101101
13Luton10101101
14Mansfield10101101
15Oxford Utd10101101
16Yeovil100123-10
17Bristol Rovers100101-10
18Wimbledon100102-20
19Barnet100102-20
20Morecambe100102-20
21Stevenage100102-20
22Dag & Red100103-30
23Newport100103-30
24York100103-30
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