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Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Stuart Campbell.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Charles Reece, save by Paul Jones.
Jeff Hughes takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save.
Jeff Hughes takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.
Corner taken left-footed by James Dunne from the right by-line, clearance made by James Tunnicliffe.
James Tunnicliffe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Sercombe. Billy Jones produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
James Dunne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charles Reece. Byron Anthony takes the indirect free kick.
Charles Reece produces a right-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stuart Campbell, clearance by James Dunne.
Rob Edwards challenges Darryl Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rob Edwards is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Chris Lines has an effort direct from the free kick, Paul Jones makes a save.
Bertrand Cozic replaces David Noble.
James Dunne fouled by Byron Anthony, the ref awards a Penalty. John O'Flynn scores a placed penalty. Exeter 2-2 Bristol Rovers.
Charles Reece on for Wayne Brown.
Darryl Duffy replaces Will Hoskins.
Scott Golbourne fouled by Byron Anthony, the ref awards a free kick. The referee books Byron Anthony for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Billy Jones.
Danny Coles gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Cureton. Caution for Danny Coles. Free kick crossed left-footed by Billy Jones from left channel, clearance made by James Tunnicliffe. Short corner taken by Billy Jones from the right by-line.
The referee blows for offside against Will Hoskins. Paul Jones takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Stuart Campbell from the right by-line, save made by Paul Jones.
Corner taken by Wayne Brown from the left by-line, save by Paul Jones.
Steve Tully concedes a free kick for a foul on Jeff Hughes. Gary Sawyer restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from outside the box by Liam Sercombe goes wide right of the target.
Will Hoskins fires in a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Exeter 1-2 Bristol Rovers.
Short corner taken by Billy Jones from the right by-line.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rob Edwards by Will Hoskins. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Jones.
Foul by Richard Duffy on Will Hoskins, free kick awarded. The referee sends off Richard Duffy for serious foul play. Chris Lines produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Jo Kuffour grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Exeter 1-1 Bristol Rovers.The assist for the goal came from Stuart Campbell.
Effort from just outside the area by David Noble goes over the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Sawyer on John O'Flynn. Liam Sercombe restarts play with the free kick.
Stuart Campbell fouled by Steve Tully, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Sawyer.
Jo Kuffour is ruled offside. Paul Jones takes the free kick.
Jamie Cureton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Daniel Nardiello.
Gary Sawyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Nardiello. David Noble restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Will Hoskins offside. Richard Duffy takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Stuart Campbell from the right by-line, clearance by Rob Edwards.
Will Hoskins takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save.
Foul by James Dunne on Stuart Campbell, free kick awarded. Danny Coles takes the free kick.
Headed effort from inside the area by Scott Golbourne misses to the left of the goal.
Billy Jones decides to take a short corner.
Foul by Danny Coles on John O'Flynn, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by David Noble.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Noble on Stuart Campbell. Stuart Campbell restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Will Hoskins offside. Paul Jones takes the indirect free kick.
Steve Tully challenges Jeff Hughes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikkel Andersen.
Daniel Nardiello scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Exeter 1-0 Bristol Rovers.The assist for the goal came from Steve Tully.
Daniel Nardiello is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Mikkel Andersen takes the indirect free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Daniel Nardiello. Free kick taken by Mikkel Andersen.
The referee gets the game started.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The second half begins.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Stewart a doubt
Veteran Exeter striker Marcus Stewart is a doubt to face his former club Bristol Rovers.
The 37-year-old is still suffering from the badly bruised foot he sustained during the Carling Cup defeat by another of his old sides, Ipswich, last week.
Manager Paul Tisdale will give Stewart as long as possible to recover in time to play against his first professional club.
Fellow forward Richard Logan is fully fit after a groin problem and pushing for a start.
Young winger Chris Shephard is waiting to find out if he sustained ligament damage in his knee while playing the reserves at Bournemouth on Tuesday.
Troy Archibald-Henville is a long-term absentee with a knee ligament injury.
Bristol Rovers boss Paul Trollope has no injury worries.
The game will be preceded by a minute's applause to celebrate the life of Exeter striker Adam Stansfield who lost his battle with bowel cancer last week.
Trollope is expecting a tough challenge against the Grecians who will be fired up to win after last Saturday's match against Dagenham and Redbridge was postponed.
"It puts football in perspective," Trollope told the Bristol Evening Post. "We will need top-end motivation to go down there and get a result, but if we show the same commitment we did against Yeovil on Saturday then we are confident we can do it."
The Pirates bounced back from their humiliating 6-1 defeat by Oxford in the Carling Cup last weekend when Byron Anthony scored an injury-time winner to seal a 2-1 victory over Yeovil.
Exeter and Bristol Rovers shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw on a day the Grecians paid tribute to striker Adam Stansfield, who died from cancer last week.
After a touching pre-game tribute for Stansfield, Exeter went in front when Steve Tully's excellent cross was headed home by Daniel Nardiello after nine minutes.
However, Exeter were made to rue a glorious chance missed by Scott Golbourne as Rovers equalised on the stroke of half-time.
City failed to deal with Stuart Campbell's cross and Jo Kuffour was allowed to turn and hook the ball into the corner.
Exeter were reduced to 10 men shortly after half-time when Richard Duffy saw red for bringing down Will Hoskins and Hoskins then scrambled the ball home from close range to give Rovers the lead as Exeter again failed to deal with a cross into their box after 54 minutes.
However, Exeter came back strong and levelled things up when John O'Flynn notched his first goal for the club from the penalty spot after a foul on James Dunne with 15 minutes remaining.
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