Match Report – Exeter City FC 2-1 Forest Green Rovers

FA Cup

St James Park

Exeter City

Exeter City



Forest Green Rovers


Exeter City confirm their place in the next round of the FA Cup as they grab a 2-1 win against Forest Green Rovers, City will now face West Bromwich Albion in the third round of the competition.

The Grecians had a bad start to the first half in which they trailed the Rovers after Christian Doidges penalty put them ahead, to make things worse City had Jordon Tillson sent off.

Pierce Sweeney penalty managed to send the game to extra-time and,  the visitors were now reduced to 10 men, Jayden Stockley’s header sent the Grecians through to the next round of the FA Cup.

Line Ups:

ECFC – Christy Pym, Pierce Sweeney, Graig Woodman, Jordon Moore-Taylor, Danny Seaborne (Ryan Hartley 71), Lloyd James, Jake Taylor, Jordan Tillson (RED), Dean Moxey (Hiram Boateng 53), Liam McAlinden (Kyle Edwards 71), Jayden Stockley

FGR – Bradley Collins, Keanue Marsh Brown (Luke James 74), Daniel Wishart, Scott Laird, Lee Collins, Emmanuel Monthe (RED), Jordon Stevens (Omar Bugiel 58), Charlie Cooper, Reece Brown, Toni Correia Gomes (Mark Roberts 101), Christian Doidge


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