• FT

    AFC Wimbledo

    1

    Plymouth

    1

  • FT

    Accrington

    1

    Southend

    1

  • FT

    Burton

    1

    Newport

    0

  • FT

    Bury

    2

    York

    1

  • FT

    Cheltenham

    1

    Mansfield

    2

  • FT

    Chesterfield

    1

    Dag & Red

    1

  • FT

    Morecambe

    1

    Hartlepool

    2

  • FT

    Oxford Utd

    0

    Scunthorpe

    2

  • FT

    Portsmouth

    0

    Northampton

    0

  • FT

    Rochdale

    2

    Bristol Rov

    0

  • FT

    Torquay

    1

    Exeter

    3

  • PPD

    Wycombe

    P

    Fleetwood To

    P

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Plainmoor Ground, England

Referee: Stuart Attwell | Attendance: 4231

* Local time based on your geographic location.

Torquay United

  • Karl Hawley 74'

1 - 3

FT

Exeter City

  • Tom Nicholls 38'
  • David Wheeler 60'
  • Alan Gow 85'

Wheeler stars in Grecians triumph

PA Sport

Exeter winger David Wheeler scored a superb solo goal on the hour as Paul Tisdale's side beat Torquay 3-1 at Plainmoor.

Wheeler raced away down the left before beating Michael Poke as the keeper tried to close him down to claim the pick of the Grecians' three goals.

It might have been a different story for Torquay, who slip into the bottom two as a result of this defeat, but Karl Hawley had an eighth-minute penalty saved by Artur Krysiak following Liam Sercombe's foul on winger Billy Bodin.

Exeter's 20-year-old striker Tom Nichols opened the scoring with a thumping 25-yard shot on the run six minutes before the interval.

Nichols' right-footed strike, which came against the run of the play, was hit with such ferocity that it beat Poke at his near post.

Polish keeper Krysiak then made a brilliant diving save on the stroke of the interval and again in the 58th minute to twice deny Hawley.

Wheeler's wonder goal increased the lead but Hawley, recently recalled by the Gulls, converted a 74th-minute cross from the right by substitute Elliot Benyon to ensure a frenetic Devon derby finale.

However, experienced Exeter forward Alan Gow beat his marker Anthony O'Connor to coolly slot home his side's third goal five minutes from time.

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Scoring Summary

  • Torquay United
  • Exeter City
Karl Hawley (pen miss 8')
Karl Hawley (74')
(38') Tom Nicholls
(60') David Wheeler
(85') Alan Gow

Match Stats

  • Torquay United
  • Exeter City
16(6) Shots (on goal) 11(5)
13 Fouls 4
0 Corner kicks 0
4 Offsides 3
52% Time of Possession 48%
3 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
1 Saves 5

Teams

  • Torquay United
  • Exeter City
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