Exeter 2-2 Colchester

07 August 2010 04:40
Richard Logan scored a late equaliser for Exeter as they battled to an opening day draw with Colchester.Daniel Nardiello was fouled by David Perkins in the area and Ryan Harley scored the resulting penalty to put the home side in front. [LNB]But Anthony Wordsworth nodded in a quick equaliser before smashing in a free-kick to put Colchester ahead. [LNB]Exeter battled for an equaliser and eventually found one when Logan fired in from close range. [LNB][LNB]Colchester United manager John Ward told BBC Essex: "I can't really grumble about a draw when I have watched the game that I have watched.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "Both are very good sides who have tried to play good football, who both want to attack, get forward and have quality in their passing and movement. [LNB]"But when you're 2-1 up with a few minutes to go you are looking to win it, but I can't deny Paul Tisdale and his team a point." [LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 7 August 2010[LNB] Npower League One[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Exeter 2-2 Colchester FT (HT 1-2) Harley (pen) 7 Logan 87 Wordsworth 10 Wordsworth 11 Exeter 27 Jones 02 Tully (Thomson 78) 03 Duffy 06 Taylor 11 Golbourne 18 Jones 07 Harley 08 Noble 22 Sercombe 10 Nardiello (Logan 77) 29 O'Flynn (Cureton 68) Substitutes 30 Krysiak, 15 Edwards, 04 Dunne, 21 Thomson, 12 Cureton, 16 Stewart, 20 Logan Colchester 12 Cousins 04 Okuonghae 06 Reid 20 Wilson 23 Tierney 10 Izzet (Beevers 86) 14 Bond yellow card 17 Perkins 22 Wordsworth (Vincent 84 yellow card) 15 Odejayi (Mooney 76) 16 Henderson Substitutes 35 Pentney, 03 Beevers, 05 Baldwin, 25 White, 26 James, 07 Vincent, 19 Mooney Ref: Phil GibbsAtt: 5,927 EXETER COLCHESTER Possession Exeter 49% Colchester 51% Attempts on target Exeter 2 Colchester 6 Attempts off target Exeter 4 Colchester 3 Corners Exeter 10 Colchester 4 Fouls Exeter 7 Colchester 7 Final Result Full Time 90:00+4:50 The referee brings the game to a close. 90:00+4:05 Ian Henderson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar. 90:00+0:45 The referee penalises David Perkins for handball. Ryan Harley takes the indirect free kick. 88:40 The official flags Lee Beevers offside. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick. 87:37 Booking Ashley Vincent goes into the referee's book. 86:48 GOAL - Richard Logan:Exeter 2 - 2 Colchester Richard Logan finds the back of the net with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Exeter 2-2 Colchester. 85:41 Substitution Kemal Izzet leaves the field to be replaced by Lee Beevers. 83:05 Substitution Anthony Wordsworth goes off and Ashley Vincent comes on. 82:04 Short corner taken by Scott Golbourne. 81:36 Ian Henderson has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal. 77:54 The referee penalises Ryan Harley for handball. Free kick taken by Mark Cousins. 76:56 Substitution Jake Thomson is brought on as a substitute for Steve Tully. 76:56 Substitution Richard Logan on for Daniel Nardiello. 76:18 The offside flag is raised against Ian Henderson. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Jones. 75:33 Corner taken left-footed by Billy Jones from the right by-line, Magnus Okuonghae manages to make a clearance. 75:08 Substitution David Mooney on for Kayode Odejayi. 72:21 Handball by Kayode Odejayi. Free kick taken by Richard Duffy. 67:50 Indirect free kick taken by Magnus Okuonghae. 67:50 Substitution Jamie Cureton replaces John O'Flynn. 67:50 Daniel Nardiello is caught offside. Correction - 67:12 Booking The referee books Andy Bond for dissent. 67:12 Booking Andy Bond receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. 64:41 Ian Henderson decides to take a short corner, Matthew Taylor manages to make a clearance. 64:07 The assistant referee flags for offside against John O'Flynn. Mark Cousins takes the free kick. 61:39 The referee blows for offside against Daniel Nardiello. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Cousins. 57:42 Daniel Nardiello has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal. 56:57 The assistant referee flags for offside against Anthony Wordsworth. Free kick taken by Paul Jones. 56:37 David Noble gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Henderson. Paul Reid takes the indirect free kick. 48:53 Andy Bond fouled by Richard Duffy, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by David Perkins, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Anthony Wordsworth goes harmlessly over the crossbar. 47:48 Daniel Nardiello is caught offside. Paul Reid takes the indirect free kick. 45:01 The referee gets the second half started. Half Time 45:00+1:55 The half-time whistle blows. 44:07 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ryan Harley from the right by-line. 41:44 Ryan Harley takes a shot. Save by Mark Cousins. 38:04 Daniel Nardiello gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Reid. Free kick taken by Mark Cousins. 37:26 Corner taken right-footed by Ian Henderson, save by Paul Jones. 36:25 Ian Henderson fouled by Matthew Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Anthony Wordsworth from the free kick, save by Paul Jones. 34:26 Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Wordsworth on David Noble. Richard Duffy takes the free kick. 34:01 Kayode Odejayi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Taylor. Free kick taken by Richard Duffy. 33:01 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Tully on Marc Tierney. Indirect free kick taken by Marc Tierney. 31:46 The referee blows for offside against Daniel Nardiello. Mark Cousins takes the free kick. 31:07 Corner taken by Ryan Harley. 30:27 David Perkins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Golbourne. Richard Duffy takes the free kick. 29:46 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Billy Jones played to the near post, clearance made by Paul Reid. 29:12 Ryan Harley takes a short corner. 28:02 Shot by Kemal Izzet. Save by Paul Jones. 25:48 Ian Henderson takes the inswinging corner, save by Paul Jones. 25:00 Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth from the right by-line, clearance made by Matthew Taylor. 24:12 Ryan Harley takes a outswinging corner. 22:48 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Harley. 21:49 Andy Bond gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Noble. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Taylor. Correction - 19:45 Magnus Okuonghae concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Nardiello. Ryan Harley produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. 19:45 Foul by Magnus Okuonghae on Daniel Nardiello, free kick awarded. Ryan Harley takes the free kick. 18:20 Ian Henderson takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save. 16:00 Andy Bond takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones. 14:56 Ryan Harley has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target. 12:07 Unfair challenge on John O'Flynn by Andy Bond results in a free kick. Ryan Harley takes the free kick. 10:59 GOAL - Anthony Wordsworth:Exeter 1 - 2 Colchester Free kick scored by Anthony Wordsworth from 35 yards. Exeter 1-2 Colchester. 10:17 Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Taylor on Kayode Odejayi. 9:02 The assist for the goal came from Brian Wilson. 9:02 GOAL - Anthony Wordsworth:Exeter 1 - 1 Colchester Anthony Wordsworth grabs a headed goal from inside the area. Exeter 1-1 Colchester. 7:45 Corner taken by Ryan Harley played to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Liam Sercombe misses to the left of the target. 6:17 GOAL - Ryan Harley:Exeter 1 - 0 Colchester Ryan Harley scores a power penalty. Exeter 1-0 Colchester. 5:12 David Perkins challenges Daniel Nardiello unfairly and gives away a Penalty. 3:16 Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Harley. 0:55 Daniel Nardiello challenges Kayode Odejayi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marc Tierney takes the indirect free kick. 0:00 The referee gets the game started. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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