Exeter 1-1 Southampton

06 February 2010 05:37
Exeter fought back in the second half to earn a draw with Southampton.The visitors had dominated the opening period, with Rickie Lambert's shot brilliantly blocked by Rob Edwards. [LNB]Saints took the lead when Richard Duffy failed to deal with a free-kick at the back post and Adam Lallana took full advantage to fire into the far corner. [LNB]The Grecians equalised with their first effort at goal as Matt Taylor headed in a corner, while substitute Bertie Cozic hit a post in stoppage time. [LNB][LNB]Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale told BBC Radio Devon: [LNB] [LNB][LNB] "It was a game dictated by a very soft pitch, between two competitive sides. It was a fair result. [LNB]"I was very pleased with the first-half although we were 1-0 down. [LNB]"I think we deserved the draw and I think between the equaliser and the final whistle, we probably had the flow of the game and the impetus." [LNB]Southampton manager Alan Pardew told BBC Radio Solent:[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "The pitch and conditions were really tough. You'd like to think we could have shown a bit more quality on it but I couldn't fault the players' endeavour and commitment. [LNB]"We've got good players here and I expected a little bit better than I got in terms of quality." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 6 February 2010[LNB] League One[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Exeter 1-1 Southampton R (HT 0-1) Taylor 49 Lallana 37 Exeter 01 Marriott 02 Tully 03 Duffy 06 Taylor 11 Golbourne 15 Edwards 07 Harley 22 Sercombe 28 Burnell (Cozic 73) 09 Stansfield yellow card (Logan 87) 12 Corr Substitutes 27 Jones, 29 Archibald-Henville, 14 Cozic, 21 Dunne, 10 McAllister , 20 Logan, 45 Fleetwood Southampton 01 Davis 12 Fonte 18 Mills 23 James (Thomas 80 yellow card) 35 Seaborne 40 Otsemobor (Barnard 88) 04 Puncheon 19 Schneiderlin yellow card 07 Lambert 09 Papa Waigo (Antonio 63) 20 Lallana Substitutes 28 Bialkowski, 02 Harding, 03 Thomas, 10 Wotton, 11 Holmes, 37 Antonio, 17 Barnard Ref: HaywoodAtt: 7,654 EXETER SOUTHAMPTON Possession Exeter 55% Southampton 45% Attempts on target Exeter 1 Southampton 5 Attempts off target Exeter 1 Southampton 3 Corners Exeter 5 Southampton 6 Fouls Exeter 9 Southampton 12 Final Result Full Time 90:00+4:55 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle. 90:00+3:45 Corner taken by Adam Lallana played to the near post. Corner taken by Jason Puncheon from the right by-line. 90:00+3:17 Foul by Richard Duffy on Lee Barnard, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jason Puncheon. 90:00+2:19 Scott Golbourne takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post. 90:00+0:46 Unfair challenge on Richard Logan by Wayne Thomas results in a free kick. Richard Duffy takes the free kick. Ryan Harley takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Morgan Schneiderlin makes a clearance. 90:00+0:25 Booking Wayne Thomas goes into the referee's book. 87:02 Substitution (Southampton) makes a substitution, with Lee Barnard coming on for Jon Otsemobor. 86:31 Substitution Richard Logan replaces Adam Stansfield. 84:07 Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Harley, Morgan Schneiderlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Bertrand Cozic. Strike on goal comes in from Ryan Harley from the free kick. 81:56 Unfair challenge on Jason Puncheon by Liam Sercombe results in a free kick. Daniel Seaborne takes the free kick. 80:40 Corner from right by-line taken by Joseph Mills. 79:34 Substitution Wayne Thomas on for Lloyd James. 78:30 Jason Puncheon takes a shot. Save made by Andy Marriott. 77:48 Bertrand Cozic challenges Lloyd James unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Joseph Mills. 76:45 Barry Corr fouled by Jose Fonte, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Rob Edwards, save made by Kelvin Davis. 74:48 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Tully on Jason Puncheon. Shot comes in from Richard Lambert from the free kick. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Joseph Mills. 74:20 Booking Morgan Schneiderlin goes into the referee's book for persistent infringement. 73:10 Joseph Mills takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Steve Tully makes a clearance. 72:22 Substitution Bertrand Cozic replaces Joe Burnell. 65:57 Lloyd James challenges Scott Golbourne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rob Edwards restarts play with the free kick. 64:00 The referee blows for offside. Andy Marriott takes the indirect free kick. 62:07 Substitution Michail Antonio replaces Ndiaye Papa Waigo. 61:41 Effort from the edge of the area by Richard Lambert goes wide of the left-hand upright. 60:10 Ndiaye Papa Waigo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Burnell. Scott Golbourne takes the free kick. 57:23 Booking Adam Stansfield is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. 54:24 Joe Burnell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jon Otsemobor. Kelvin Davis takes the direct free kick. 51:08 Adam Stansfield is ruled offside. Joseph Mills takes the direct free kick. 50:30 The offside flag is raised against Adam Stansfield. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis. 49:43 Foul by Morgan Schneiderlin on Liam Sercombe, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ryan Harley from right wing, Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance. 48:42 The assist for the goal came from Scott Golbourne. 48:42 GOAL - Matthew Taylor:Exeter 1 - 1 Southampton Matthew Taylor grabs a headed goal from close in. Exeter 1-1 Southampton. 48:10 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Scott Golbourne from the left by-line, 47:18 Daniel Seaborne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Sercombe. Free kick taken by Rob Edwards. 45:16 Ndiaye Papa Waigo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Duffy. Direct free kick taken by Andy Marriott. 45:01 The second half kicks off. Half Time 45:00+3:43 The first half comes to an end. 42:30 Effort from deep inside the area by Jason Puncheon clears the bar. 41:50 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jose Fonte on Barry Corr. Direct free kick taken by Barry Corr. 39:40 The official flags Jason Puncheon offside. Andy Marriott takes the indirect free kick. 36:25 GOAL - Adam Lallana:Exeter 0 - 1 Southampton Goal scored by Adam Lallana from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Exeter 0-1 Southampton. 35:51 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joseph Mills by Adam Stansfield. Joseph Mills restarts play with the free kick. 35:05 Richard Lambert gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Taylor. Andy Marriott restarts play with the free kick. 33:35 Richard Lambert is caught offside. Andy Marriott restarts play with the free kick. 33:12 Morgan Schneiderlin takes a shot. Save by Andy Marriott. 28:21 The assistant referee flags for offside against Richard Lambert. Andy Marriott restarts play with the free kick. 26:37 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James from the left by-line, save made by Andy Marriott. 25:32 Adam Stansfield is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick. 21:07 Joe Burnell challenges Richard Lambert unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joseph Mills crosses the ball in from the free kick. 20:00 Corner taken by Scott Golbourne, clearance by Lloyd James. 19:39 Unfair challenge on Lloyd James by Steve Tully results in a free kick. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick. 16:56 Ndiaye Papa Waigo takes a shot. Save by Andy Marriott. 15:14 Jason Puncheon is caught offside. Free kick taken by Andy Marriott. 14:02 Richard Lambert takes a shot. Blocked by Rob Edwards. 9:49 Barry Corr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jon Otsemobor. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Joseph Mills from right wing, Richard Duffy manages to make a clearance. 4:00 The official flags Jason Puncheon offside. Andy Marriott takes the indirect free kick. 2:25 Morgan Schneiderlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Sercombe. Rob Edwards takes the free kick. 0:47 Jason Puncheon challenges Richard Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Marriott restarts play with the free kick. 0:00 The referee gets the match started. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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