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Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Exeter City

Jordan Moore-Taylor's superb second-half header was enough to earn Exeter City a 2-1 victory at Tranmere Rovers.

The visitors took a sixth-minute lead when David Wheeler's lob was only palmed goalwards by Owain Fon Williams for Graham Cummins to head home.

Danny Holmes' deflected shot found the bottom corner from the edge of the box to pull Rovers level on 25 minutes

But the visitors won it when Moore-Taylor's 69th-minute diving header went in off the underside of the crossbar.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1Williams
  • 5Ihiekwe
  • 19Donacien
  • 2Holmes
  • 28Davies
  • 11Bell-Baggie
  • 10RichardsSubstituted forOdejayiat 58'minutes
  • 23GillSubstituted forKoumasat 61'minutes
  • 14LairdBooked at 87mins
  • 4Power
  • 16StocktonSubstituted forDonnellyat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Holness
  • 7Donnelly
  • 8Koumas
  • 9Odejayi
  • 12Rowe
  • 22Fanimo
  • 26Brezovan

Exeter

  • 30Pym
  • 22WheelerSubstituted forButterfieldat 68'minutes
  • 3WoodmanSubstituted forKeohaneat 64'minutes
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 7Sercombe
  • 8Oakley
  • 14Grimes
  • 11Davies
  • 23Nicholls
  • 31CumminsSubstituted forNicholsat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 10Keohane
  • 16Dawson
  • 19Noble
  • 20Nichols
  • 21Hamon
  • 26Tillson
Referee:
Mick Russell
Attendance:
4,725

Match Stats

Home TeamTranmereAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home12
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away8
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Exeter City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Exeter City 2.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Matt Grimes.

Foul by Liam Sercombe (Exeter City).

Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Alex Nicholls (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ben Davies (Tranmere Rovers).

Booking

Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Jimmy Keohane (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers).

Foul by Matt Grimes (Exeter City).

Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jason Koumas (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Foul by Matt Grimes (Exeter City).

Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Tom Nichols replaces Graham Cummins.

Attempt missed. Graham Cummins (Exeter City) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George Donnelly (Tranmere Rovers).

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Kayode Odejayi.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Danny Holmes.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Exeter City 2. Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Matt Grimes following a set piece situation.

Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Danny Butterfield replaces David Wheeler.

Attempt missed. Jason Koumas (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Liam Sercombe (Exeter City).

Ben Davies (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Kayode Odejayi (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Matt Oakley (Exeter City).

Ben Davies (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Jimmy Keohane replaces Craig Woodman.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Matt Grimes.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jason Koumas replaces Matt Gill.

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

Foul by Kayode Odejayi (Tranmere Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Kayode Odejayi replaces Eliot Richards.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. George Donnelly replaces Cole Stockton.

Graham Cummins (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bury9621156920
2Burton9612129319
3Wycombe9531126618
4Southend9522117417
5Morecambe9513128416
6Shrewsbury9432127515
7Cheltenham943286215
8Mansfield95041111015
9Northampton94231713414
10Wimbledon94231512314
11Portsmouth9423108214
12Plymouth9414117413
13Luton933367-112
14Cambridge93241512311
15Stevenage93241013-311
16Newport9243810-210
17Accrington93151420-610
18Tranmere92341112-19
19York91621012-29
20Exeter9234812-49
21Dag & Red92251117-68
22Oxford Utd9144911-27
23Hartlepool9216514-97
24Carlisle9036821-133
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