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The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Shot by Tommy Doherty went wide right of the post.
Strike comes in from Jimmy Keohane from the free kick and misses left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Christian Burgess on Liam Sercombe.
Scot Bennett heads at goal. Scott Flinders catches the ball.
Tommy Doherty fouled by Simon Walton, the ref awards a free kick.
Neil Austin crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Antony Sweeney is brought on as a substitute for James Poole.
Foul by Pat Baldwin on James Poole, free kick awarded.
Corner taken by Jack Baldwin from the left by-line.
(Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Jordan Richards coming on for Jack Compton.
The ball is crossed by Liam Sercombe.
Corner taken by Arron Davies.
James Poole takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.
Jonathan Franks on for Luke James.
The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Keohane.
Jack Compton crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Foul by Danny Coles on James Poole, free kick awarded.
Alan Gow leaves the field to be replaced by John O'Flynn.
Jack Compton scores a right footed goal. Exeter 0-3 Hartlepool.
Unfair challenge on Neil Austin by Alan Gow results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Danny Coles.
Matthew Dolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Tommy Doherty.
James Poole takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
Free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.
Jack Compton concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Sercombe.
Free kick taken by Craig Woodman.
Jack Baldwin concedes a free kick for a foul on Scot Bennett.
Luke James slots the ball left footed into the goal. Exeter 0-2 Hartlepool.Assist on the goal came from Jack Compton.
The game restarts for the second half.
The ball is crossed by Jordan Moore-Taylor.
Scott Flinders takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Scot Bennett.
Jimmy Keohane is brought on as a substitute for David Wheeler.
The half-time whistle blows.
Scot Bennett concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Baldwin.
Luke James takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
Matthew Dolan crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Scot Bennett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Monkhouse.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Woodman.
Craig Woodman produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Andy Monkhouse challenges David Wheeler unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jack Baldwin makes a clearance.
Jordan Moore-Taylor crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Wheeler by Neil Austin.
Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Shot by Luke James went wide right of the target.
Corner taken by Jack Compton from the right by-line.
The ball is crossed by Jack Compton.
Jack Compton takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Artur Krysiak catches the ball.
Craig Woodman takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Scott Flinders safely holds on.
Liam Sercombe produces a cross.
James Poole takes a shot.
Jordan Moore-Taylor replaces Danny Butterfield.
Jack Baldwin scores a headed goal. Exeter 0-1 Hartlepool.The assist for the goal came from Jack Compton.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Luke James.
Jack Compton crosses the ball.
Corner taken by Simon Walton.
Free kick taken by Matthew Dolan.
Tommy Doherty is cautioned.
Tommy Doherty gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Compton.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke James on Pat Baldwin.
Free kick crossed by Simon Walton.
Unfair challenge on Neil Austin by David Wheeler results in a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Craig Woodman.
Arron Davies takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Danny Butterfield restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Monkhouse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Butterfield.
Unfair challenge on Craig Woodman by Jack Compton results in a free kick.
The ball is crossed by Danny Butterfield.
Luke James takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
The game begins.
Oakley blow for Grecians
Exeter will be without Matt Oakley for the visit of Hartlepool to St James Park.
The former Southampton midfielder came off shortly after his half-time introduction in the Devon derby win over Plymouth last Saturday and his ankle problem means he will not be fit to face Pools.
Paul Tisdale will be able to welcome back Irish striker John O'Flynn and will assess Sam Parkin's hamstring injury in the build-up to kick-off, although the match may come too soon for the former Swindon forward.
In their two-game absence, Scot Bennett was moved up front and responded with three goals which should be enough for the City youth product to keep his place in a side full of confidence after victory over their biggest rivals.
Hartlepool manager Colin Cooper will have almost a full squad to choose from.
Jack Baldwin is back in contention after serving a one-match ban and Sam Collins will be in line for a place in the starting line-up after overcoming the knee injury that kept him out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy win at Sheffield United on Tuesday.
Matty Dolan returned to training this week following a groin problem that kept him out of Pools' last two games and is available for selection.
Steve Howard is serving the second game of a three-match ban after a red card in Hartlepool's 3-1 home defeat to Oxford.
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