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Exeter City 3-3 Stevenage

Chris Whelpdale
Chris Whelpdale (right) celebrates his stoppage time equaliser for Stevenage at Exeter

Chris Whelpdale struck a stoppage time volley as Stevenage twice came from behind to draw against Exeter.

David Wheeler looked to have won it for the hosts with an unstoppable right-foot strike late in the second half.

Wheeler had earlier headed Exeter into a fourth-minute lead from a Lee Holmes cross before Clinton Morrison doubled the advantage with an overhead kick.

But Stevenage responded and were level by half-time thanks to Dean Parrett's free-kick and Ben Kennedy's header.

David Noble's diagonal ball found Wheeler in the area as he lashed in what appeared to be the winner for Paul Tisdale's side only for Whelpdale to upstage him.

The midfielder flashed a right-foot strike past Bobby Olejnik in the Exeter goal after substitute Brett Williams' flick-on found him unmarked from 12 yards out.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Olejnik
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 39Brown
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 5McAllisterSubstituted forTillsonat 85'minutes
  • 10Holmes
  • 8OakleySubstituted forDaviesat 73'minutes
  • 4NobleBooked at 90mins
  • 22Wheeler
  • 13MorrisonSubstituted forNicholsat 63'minutes
  • 31Grant

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 11Davies
  • 14Nicholls
  • 20Nichols
  • 21Hamon
  • 23McCready
  • 26Tillson

Stevenage

  • 16Day
  • 5Franks
  • 6Hughes
  • 19Wells
  • 30Ogilvie
  • 18Parrett
  • 8Schumacher
  • 33KennedySubstituted forPettat 85'minutes
  • 32ConlonSubstituted forWilliamsat 84'minutes
  • 7Whelpdale
  • 31Gnanduillet

Substitutes

  • 4McCombe
  • 9Williams
  • 11Pett
  • 13Lumley
  • 15Hitchcock
  • 23Okimo
  • 28Loza
Referee:
Roger East
Attendance:
3,235

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 3, Stevenage 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 3, Stevenage 3.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Christian Ribeiro.

Foul by Troy Brown (Exeter City).

Brett Williams (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 3, Stevenage 3. Chris Whelpdale (Stevenage) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Brett Williams.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Christian Ribeiro.

Booking

David Noble (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by David Noble (Exeter City).

Tom Pett (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Dean Parrett (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Jordan Tillson replaces Jamie McAllister.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Tom Pett replaces Ben Kennedy.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Brett Williams replaces Tom Conlon.

Tom Conlon (Stevenage) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Foul by Jamie McAllister (Exeter City).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 3, Stevenage 2. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by David Noble.

Attempt missed. Troy Brown (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Mark Hughes.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Arron Davies replaces Matt Oakley.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Christian Ribeiro.

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

Foul by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Matt Oakley.

Foul by Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Wheeler (Exeter City).

Mark Hughes (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Mark Hughes (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Tom Nichols replaces Clinton Morrison.

Foul by David Wheeler (Exeter City).

Steven Schumacher (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joel Grant (Exeter City).

Dean Wells (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lee Holmes (Exeter City).

Fraser Franks (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Joel Grant (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth128222091126
2Portsmouth126512011923
3Oxford Utd12651179823
4Mansfield126422091122
5Accrington126421711622
6Wycombe11632168821
7Leyton Orient126332216621
8Northampton126331814421
9Carlisle125432222019
10Luton125342216618
11Exeter125341919018
12Morecambe125252323017
13Bristol Rovers115151412216
14Wimbledon124441314-116
15Cambridge123541518-314
16Notts County124261621-514
17Hartlepool124171219-713
18Crawley123361319-612
19York122551417-311
20Stevenage122461421-710
21Barnet123181422-810
22Yeovil122371320-79
23Dag & Red121561423-98
24Newport12138722-156
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