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Exeter City 0-2 Southend United

Kevan Hurst

Southend made it three consecutive wins and moved up to fifth in the table with a comfortable victory against Exeter.

The hosts started well but were behind when the unmarked Cauley Woodrow headed in John White's deep cross.

Anthony Straker's centre fell to Kevan Hurst and he doubled the Shrimpers' lead via a deflection.

Sam Parkin's late header was kept out by visiting keeper Daniel Bentley to leave Exeter without a win in five games.

Line-ups

Exeter

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Krysiak
  • 4Bennett
  • 3Woodman
  • 29Grimes
  • 6Coles
  • 5Baldwin
  • 7Sercombe
  • 35GillSubstituted forButterfieldat 66'minutes
  • 27JaySubstituted forO'Flynnat 56'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 25Parkin
  • 11DaviesSubstituted forNicholsat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 10Gow
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 19O'Flynn
  • 20Nichols
  • 30Pym
  • 32Wheeler

Southend

Formation 4-5-1

  • 17Bentley
  • 2White
  • 3Coker
  • 18Leonard
  • 15Kiernan
  • 6Prosser
  • 14HurstSubstituted forLairdat 78'minutes
  • 12Atkinson
  • 33WoodrowBooked at 62minsSubstituted forCorrat 68'minutes
  • 11StrakerSubstituted forPhillipsat 88'minutes
  • 8Timlin

Substitutes

  • 1Smith
  • 4Laird
  • 5Phillips
  • 9Reid
  • 10Corr
  • 20Njie
  • 21Payne
Referee:
Steve Bratt
Attendance:
3,547

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home13
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Exeter City 0, Southend United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Exeter City 0, Southend United 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by John O'Flynn (Exeter City).

  4. Post update

    Luke Prosser (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. John O'Flynn (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan Leonard (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. Mark Phillips replaces Anthony Straker.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Marc Laird.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Coles (Exeter City).

  10. Post update

    Luke Prosser (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Luke Prosser.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  13. Booking

    John O'Flynn (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Post update

    Foul by John O'Flynn (Exeter City).

  15. Post update

    Luke Prosser (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Marc Laird (Southend United).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. Marc Laird replaces Kevan Hurst.

  19. Post update

    Daniel Coles (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Barry Corr (Southend United).