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Warren Cummings concedes a free kick for a foul on Guillem Bauza. David Noble fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Darryl Flahavan.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Noble.
Guillem Bauza takes a corner.
Guillem Bauza takes a shot. Save by Darryl Flahavan.
Richard Duffy puts the ball into his own goal. Exeter 0-2 Bournemouth.
Ryan Doble fouled by David Noble, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Shaun Cooper.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Doble by David Noble. Shaun Cooper restarts play with the free kick.
Jimmy Keohane concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Purches. Darryl Flahavan restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from inside the penalty area by Richard Logan bounces off the post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Billy Jones on Stephen Purches. Billy Jones booked for unsporting behaviour. Mathieu Baudry restarts play with the free kick.
Troy Archibald-Henville gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Gregory. The referee books Troy Archibald-Henville for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Scott Malone.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Troy Archibald-Henville on Steven Gregory. Marc Pugh takes the free kick.
Billy Jones challenges Marc Pugh unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Purches takes the free kick.
Ryan Doble joins the action as a substitute, replacing Harry Arter.
Richard Logan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Rowan Vine.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Harry Arter by David Noble. Darryl Flahavan restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Chris Shephard by Mathieu Baudry results in a free kick. Jimmy Keohane comes on in place of Chris Shephard. Guillem Bauza is brought on as a substitute for Matthew Whichelow. The free kick is swung in right-footed by David Noble, Mathieu Baudry manages to make a clearance.
The referee penalises Richard Duffy for handball. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Purches.
Scott Malone has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Darryl Flahavan.
Josh Carmichael comes on in place of Nathan Byrne.
Wesley Thomas scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Exeter 0-1 Bournemouth.
Corner from the right by-line taken by David Noble, Effort on goal by James Dunne from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Wesley Thomas on Richard Duffy. Danny Coles takes the free kick.
Marc Pugh has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Close range shot by Wesley Thomas goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Corner taken by Marc Pugh from the right by-line to the near post, Troy Archibald-Henville manages to make a clearance.
Harry Arter concedes a free kick for a foul on Troy Archibald-Henville. Free kick taken by Billy Jones.
Marc Pugh takes a corner.
Chris Shephard takes a shot. Save made by Darryl Flahavan.
Close range headed effort by Rowan Vine misses to the right of the goal.
Wesley Thomas has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Noble on Stephen Purches. Harry Arter takes the free kick.
Warren Cummings joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adam Barrett.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Noble from the left by-line, clearance by Mathieu Baudry.
Effort on goal by Troy Archibald-Henville from long range goes over the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc Pugh on Richard Duffy. Free kick taken by Richard Duffy.
Inswinging corner taken by David Noble, Steven Gregory makes a clearance.
Fit-again Bauza to bide time
Striker Guillem Bauza is back in training but will not feature in Exeter's squad against Bournemouth.
Bauza has been struggling with a hamstring injury but could return to consideration for the match against Sheffield Wednesday next week.
Fellow forward John O'Flynn (knee) remains sidelined, however, along with midfielder Liam Sercombe (foot), who is some considerable way from a return to full fitness.
Front man Daniel Nardiello will serve the second of his two-match ban, picked up for his dismissal at Charlton last weekend.
Those losses have been offset, though, by the capture of Matthew Whichelow on a month`s loan from Watford.
The forward boasts considerable pedigree, having featured for the Hornets 19 times last season, and may well start against the Cherries.
Shaun McDonald will miss out for Bournemouth after being ruled out of action for four weeks.
The defender suffered a hairline fracture to a toe during the 3-0 home defeat to Chesterfield last week and will not be available to boss Lee Bradbury for a month.
Meanwhile, Mark Molesley has suffered a suspected slight hamstring tear and will not be involved this weekend. The club are waiting on the results of a scan to confirm the diagnosis.
Shaun Cooper, who did not start a league match for the first time this season in midweek, is expected to be recalled.
Michael Symes (groin) and Joe Partington (hip) are still sidelined, but Darryl Flahavan is expected to keep his place in goal ahead of Shwan Jalal.
Cherries continue Grecians woe
Wes Thomas scored his second goal in three games to send Bournemouth on their way to a 2-0 win and heap more misery on troubled Exeter.
The striker grabbed the opener seven minutes before the interval when he curled an exquisite effort into the top corner.
Bournemouth rubbed salt into City's wounds in the 90th minute when Steve Tully cleared Scott Malone's shot off the line, only for the ball to rebound off Richard Duffy and into the back of the net.
It was a deserved victory for the visitors who created the better chances during a scrappy contest.
The Cherries squandered two glorious opportunities to take the lead in the space of 30 first-half seconds.
Thomas poked wide of a gaping goal following some nifty footwork from Arter.
Moments later Malone jinked his way into the City box and squared for Marc Pugh, who sliced the ball wide when he looked destined to score.
But Thomas atoned for his teammates' profligacy in superb fashion.
Exeter came close to salvaging an equaliser six minutes from time when substitute Richard Logan hit the post with a close-range effort before Duffy's own goal settled the contest.
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