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Exeter City 1-2 Tranmere Rovers

Rory Donnelly scored the winner as Tranmere Rovers inflicted Exeter's third defeat on the bounce at St James Park.

Rovers broke the deadlock when Lee Molyneux crossed for Jennison Myrie-Williams to fire from a tight angle.

The lead lasted just eight minutes as Exeter's Alex Nicholls curled home a free-kick into the far corner.

But Tranmere were back in front after the break when Donnelly drilled a shot across goal and into the far corner.

Line-ups

Exeter

Formation 4-3-3

  • 30Pym
  • 6RibeiroSubstituted forMorrisonat 78'minutes
  • 2Butterfield
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 3Woodman
  • 8Oakley
  • 7SercombeBooked at 86mins
  • 23NichollsSubstituted forKeohaneat 88'minutes
  • 11Davies
  • 20Nichols
  • 31CumminsSubstituted forWheelerat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Keohane
  • 14McAllister
  • 21Hamon
  • 22Wheeler
  • 26Tillson
  • 27Jay
  • 34Morrison

Tranmere

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Williams
  • 2HolmesSubstituted forRidehalghat 6'minutes
  • 18Dugdale
  • 32ThompsonBooked at 9mins
  • 17Taylor
  • 31Myrie-WilliamsSubstituted forFenelonat 65'minutes
  • 22Jennings
  • 4Power
  • 19Molyneux
  • 29DonnellyBooked at 79mins
  • 9OdejayiSubstituted forStocktonat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 8Koumas
  • 14Laird
  • 15Kirby
  • 16Stockton
  • 26Brezovan
  • 28Fenelon
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
4,044

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Exeter City 1, Tranmere Rovers 2.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Liam Ridehalgh.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Cole Stockton replaces Kayode Odejayi.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Exeter City. Jimmy Keohane replaces Alex Nicholls.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rory Donnelly (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Kayode Odejayi (Tranmere Rovers).

  10. Booking

    Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Liam Sercombe (Exeter City).

  12. Post update

    Lee Molyneux (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  14. Post update

    Foul by David Wheeler (Exeter City).

  15. Post update

    Josh Thompson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Lee Molyneux.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Clinton Morrison (Exeter City).

  20. Post update

    Adam Dugdale (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury28166640182254
2Burton28166638261254
3Wycombe281411340211953
4Luton27148533201350
5Southend2814863023750
6Newport2813783633346
7Bury28135103933644
8Stevenage28125113937241
9Exeter29118103941-241
10Plymouth281171032221040
11Morecambe28108102826238
12Northampton28114134539637
13Wimbledon27107103838037
14Cambridge27106114233936
15Oxford Utd2889113236-433
16Accrington27103143648-1233
17Tranmere2779112932-330
18Portsmouth2779112833-530
19Dag & Red2886143039-930
20Carlisle2893163550-1530
21Cheltenham2879122540-1530
22York28513102733-628
23Mansfield2777132235-1328
24Hartlepool2856172249-2721
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