FA Cup: Exeter City 'kept nerve' in victory over Forest Green, says boss Paul Tisdale

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FA Cup 2017-18 highlights: Exeter City 2-1 Forest Green Rovers (aet)

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale praised the calmness of his side after they came from a goal down to beat Forest Green Rovers in the FA Cup.

City played half of the game with 10 men after Jordan Tillson's red card, but won 2-1 thanks to an extra-time header by Jayden Stockley.

The victory set up a third-round tie with Premier League side West Bromwich Albion at St James Park next month.

"There was no panic on the bench, no panic on the pitch," Tisdale said.

"The players kept their nerve really well, no-one but the players got themselves back in that game.

"The players really dug deep and it was a really rewarding win, because it was a tough evening and they really maximised their performance, so I'm really proud of them."

Meanwhile, City have asked the Football Association for special dispensation not to allocate West Brom the required minimum of 15% of the tickets for their third-round tie.

Two sides of their ground are currently closed having been demolished to make way for new grandstands, meaning the capacity is just over 6,000.

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