League Two
PlymouthPlymouth Argyle3ExeterExeter City0

Plymouth Argyle 3-0 Exeter City

Reuben Reid
Reuben Reid scored his third goal of the week in the 3-0 win

Plymouth Argyle ran out comfortable winners over rivals Exeter City in the Devon derby in League Two.

Liam Sercombe was denied an early Exeter penalty, before Tyler Harvey rifled a free-kick into the top left corner for the Pilgrims.

Reuben Reid doubled Argyle's lead when he fired under Christy Pym after beating the offside trap.

Curtis Nelson made it three with a left-footed shot from close range for Argyle's first win of the season.

Line-ups

Plymouth

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 23McCormick
  • 2Mellor
  • 5Nelson
  • 29Hartley
  • 16McHughBooked at 77mins
  • 28O'Connor
  • 7Alessandra
  • 14HarveySubstituted forAllenat 76'minutes
  • 6NorburnBooked at 54mins
  • 8BantonSubstituted forThomasat 85'minutes
  • 9ReidSubstituted forMorganat 71'minutesBooked at 80mins

Substitutes

  • 1Bittner
  • 3Purrington
  • 10Morgan
  • 11Blizzard
  • 19Thomas
  • 22Smalley
  • 24Allen

Exeter

Formation 3-5-2

  • 30Pym
  • 4BennettBooked at 45mins
  • 26TillsonSubstituted forCumminsat 45'minutes
  • 5Baldwin
  • 3Woodman
  • 14Grimes
  • 8OakleyBooked at 50mins
  • 7Sercombe
  • 2ButterfieldSubstituted forWheelerat 45'minutes
  • 10Keohane
  • 20NicholsBooked at 61minsSubstituted forWatkinsat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Davies
  • 16Dawson
  • 21Hamon
  • 22Wheeler
  • 27Jay
  • 29Watkins
  • 31Cummins
Referee:
Roger East
Attendance:
11,418

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home19
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 3, Exeter City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 3, Exeter City 0.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle).

  6. Post update

    David Wheeler (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Craig Woodman (Exeter City).

  10. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Thomas (Plymouth Argyle).

  11. Post update

    Scott Bennett (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Nathan Thomas replaces Jason Banton.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Plymouth Argyle 3, Exeter City 0. Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

  14. Post update

    Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Craig Woodman (Exeter City).

  16. Booking

    Marvin Morgan (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Marvin Morgan (Plymouth Argyle).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Marvin Morgan (Plymouth Argyle).

  20. Post update

    Scott Bennett (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.