• FT

    Barnet

    1

    AFC Wimbledo

    1

  • FT

    Bradford

    1

    Torquay

    0

  • FT

    Bristol Rov

    0

    Dag & Red

    1

  • FT

    Fleetwood To

    0

    Southend

    0

  • FT

    Northampton

    2

    Cheltenham

    3

  • FT

    Oxford Utd

    1

    Aldershot

    1

  • FT

    Plymouth

    2

    York

    0

  • FT

    Port Vale

    0

    Chesterfield

    2

  • FT

    Rochdale

    2

    Exeter

    3

  • FT

    Rotherham

    1

    Gillingham

    2

  • FT

    Wycombe

    2

    Morecambe

    2

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Spotland Stadium, England

Referee: Jeremy Simpson | Attendance: 1796

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Rochdale

  • Terry Gornell 65'
  • Terry Gornell 90'

2 - 3

FT

Exeter City

  • Pat Baldwin 24'
  • John O'Flynn 27'
  • John O'Flynn 38'

Grecians into top seven

Exeter moved into the npower League Two play-off places with a 3-2 win at Spotland.

The result condemned hosts Rochdale to a third straight defeat and saw John Coleman's men slip to 12th in the table.

Having shipped three first half goals against York in last weekend's 3-2 home defeat, Dale repeated the feat for a second successive match.

George Donnelly should have headed them ahead when Bobby Grant picked him out with a measured cross, the frontman directing his effort wide of the upright.

And the hosts paid the price in the 24th minute when John O'Flynn's header was fortuitously deflected into the path of Pat Baldwin, who stroked the ball past Josh Lillis from eight yards.

Three minutes late it was 2-0. There was more than a hint of offside when Jamie Cureton collected the ball on the right and crossed for O'Flynn to convert from close range, Rochdale's protestations to referee Jeremy Simpson dismissed out of hand.

Exeter's third goal was down to poor defending from the hosts. Lillis failed to cut out Craig Woodman's cross from the left and O'Flynn had the simple task of running the ball into an empty net.

Terry Gornell pulled one back for the hosts in the 67th minute and headed home Andrew Tutte's cross in time added on, but was then sent off for kicking out at former Dale defender Kevin Amankwaah as the attempted comeback fell short again.

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Scoring Summary

  • Rochdale
  • Exeter City

Match Stats

  • Rochdale
  • Exeter City
29(16) Shots (on goal) 10(3)
10 Fouls 4
6 Corner kicks 3
2 Offsides 3
67% Time of Possession 33%
4 Yellow Cards 0
1 Red Cards 0
1 Saves 15

Teams

  • Rochdale
  • Exeter City
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Terry Gornell (90 + 4')