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Exeter City 2-1 Yeovil Town

Jayden Stockley's 15th strike of the season makes him League Two's joint top scorer
Jayden Stockley's 15th strike of the season makes him League Two's joint top scorer

Jayden Stockley struck his 15th goal of the season with two minutes remaining to earn a 2-1 win for Exeter City over West Country neighbours Yeovil.

Exeter dominated the first half without creating too many clear-cut chances before breaking the deadlock after 35 minutes.

Pierce Sweeney's overlapping run created the space for Lee Holmes to cut infield and, from the corner of the penalty box, he curled a delightful shot over the head of Stuart Nelson and into the far top corner - an almost identical goal to Lee Martin's winner against Crewe in Exeter's last home game.

Yeovil barely threatened, coming closest with two wild Sessi D'Almeida efforts high and wide, but they levelled things up with a fine goal of their own in the 54th minute.

A corner was cleared as far as Tom James some 25 yards out and he took one touch to kill the ball dead before curling a delightful shot into the bottom corner.

The game seemed destined for a draw, with so few chances created. But, in the 88th minute Dean Moxey's shot was blocked on the line and the ball fell at the feet of top scorer Stockley, who made no mistake from eight yards.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Pym
  • 2Sweeney
  • 4O'Shea
  • 21Moxey
  • 3Woodman
  • 8LawSubstituted forTillsonat 89'minutes
  • 25Taylor
  • 27Collins
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forOgbeneat 74'minutes
  • 7MartinSubstituted forAbrahamsat 76'minutes
  • 11Stockley

Substitutes

  • 5Martin
  • 6Tillson
  • 13Hamon
  • 14Forte
  • 17Jay
  • 19Abrahams
  • 24Ogbene

Yeovil

  • 1Nelson
  • 23James
  • 4Warren
  • 2Gafaiti
  • 3Dickinson
  • 7BrowneBooked at 50minsSubstituted forArquinat 50'minutes
  • 20D'Almeida
  • 30Santos
  • 11GreenBooked at 23mins
  • 13ZokoSubstituted forOlomolaat 74'minutes
  • 9Fisher

Substitutes

  • 5Mugabi
  • 10Gray
  • 12Baxter
  • 18Arquin
  • 24Olomola
  • 27Donnellan
  • 28Arnold
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
5,974

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 1.

Attempt saved. Adel Gafaiti (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Jayden Stockley.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Jordan Tillson replaces Nicky Law.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Christy Pym.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 2, Yeovil Town 1. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Chiedozie Ogbene (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alex Fisher (Yeovil Town).

Foul by Craig Woodman (Exeter City).

Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Olufela Olomola (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Tristan Abrahams replaces Lee Martin.

Foul by Yoann Arquin (Yeovil Town).

Dara O'Shea (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Chiedozie Ogbene replaces Lee Holmes.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Olufela Olomola replaces Francois Zoko.

Attempt missed. Tom James (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Holmes (Exeter City).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Christy Pym.

Attempt saved. Yoann Arquin (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Nicky Law (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Delay in match Archie Collins (Exeter City) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Alex Fisher (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is too high.

Foul by Alefe Santos (Yeovil Town).

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

Carl Dickinson (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Holmes (Exeter City).

Attempt missed. Alefe Santos (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Jordan Green (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Law (Exeter City).

Attempt blocked. Craig Woodman (Exeter City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Adel Gafaiti.

Attempt blocked. Yoann Arquin (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 1, Yeovil Town 1. Tom James (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a corner.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Lee Holmes.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Pierce Sweeney.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City23145442222047
2MK Dons23127433171643
3Mansfield221011134161841
4Colchester24125736251141
5Exeter2411763526940
6Bury24116745281739
7Forest Green23109435221339
8Tranmere2410773731637
9Carlisle24113103829936
10Stevenage2410593031-135
11Newport2310583541-635
12Oldham248883432232
13Swindon248882732-532
14Grimsby2494112730-331
15Northampton2461172931-229
16Port Vale2477102428-428
17Crewe2484122329-628
18Crawley2382133038-826
19Cheltenham2367102534-925
20Morecambe2474132640-1425
21Yeovil225892627-123
22Cambridge2465132139-1823
23Macclesfield2455142039-1920
24Notts County2447132651-2519
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