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Forest Green Rovers 3-3 Exeter City

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Jayden Stockley scored a dramatic equaliser deep into stoppage time after Exeter recovered from surrendering the lead in the final few minutes to earn a thrilling draw at Forest Green.The Grecians had been 2-1 ahead until the 88th minute but two late goals looked to have given the hosts a dramatic victory, only for a Stockley header to force an FA Cup second-round replay.After a good early spell for the hosts, marksman Christian Doidge netted the opener after 26 minutes, latching on to a Reece Brown through ball before firing under goalkeeper Christy Pym.

The equaliser came against the run of play after 58 minutes when Grecians skipper Jordan Moore-Taylor headed home.Relive Saturday’s FA Cup second round actionStockley fired Exeter ahead after meeting a Hiram Boateng cross and volleying into the net six minutes later.Mark Cooper’s side secured a late leveller when Scott Laird headed home before Doidge thought he had fired home the winner in the second minute of added time.But, two minutes later, a corner came into the box and Stockley headed home his second of the afternoon before Forest Green manager Cooper was sent off for kicking a bottle.Report supplied by the Press Association.Line-upsMatch StatsLive TextLine-upsForest Green1Collins2Bennett21Roberts20Iacovitti33James10BrownSubstituted forStevensat 82’minutes5Collins3Laird17Wishart9Doidge11BugielSubstituted forCorreia Gomesat 65’minutesSubstitutes15Cooper19Randall-Hurren23Russell25Correia Gomes35StevensExeter1Pym2Sweeney5Archibald-HenvilleSubstituted forHarleyat 55’minutes15Moore-Taylor22WilsonSubstituted forTillsonat 65’minutes4James25Taylor44BoatengBooked at 39mins21Moxey11Stockley19McAlindenSubstituted forReidat 79’minutesSubstitutes3Woodman6Tillson7Harley13Hamon20Jay28Edwards33ReidReferee:Gavin WardAttendance:2,250Match StatsHome TeamForest GreenAway TeamExeterPossessionHome56%Away44%ShotsHome18Away12Shots on TargetHome10Away5CornersHome5Away8FoulsHome6Away12Live TextPosted at Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 3, Exeter City 3.Full TimePosted at 90’+7′ Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 3, Exeter City 3.Posted at 90’+7′ Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Alex Iacovitti.Posted at 90’+6′ Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 90’+6′ Foul by Reuben Reid (Exeter City).Posted at 90’+5′ Attempt blocked. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.Posted at 90’+4′ Delay in match (Exeter City). Video Review.Goal!Posted at 90’+4′ Goal! Forest Green Rovers 3, Exeter City 3. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lloyd James with a cross following a corner.Posted at 90’+3′ Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Dale Bennett.Goal!Posted at 90’+2′ Goal! Forest Green Rovers 3, Exeter City 2. Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jordan Stevens following a fast break.Posted at 90’+1′ Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Dale Bennett.Posted at 90’+1′ Attempt saved. Toni Correia Gomes (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.Posted at 89′ Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 89′ Foul by Jayden Stockley (Exeter City).Goal!Posted at 88′ Goal! Forest Green Rovers 2, Exeter City 2. Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Doidge.Posted at 85′ Attempt blocked. Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.Posted at 85′ Attempt blocked. Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.Posted at 83′ Attempt blocked. Reuben Reid (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.SubstitutionPosted at 82′ Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Jordan Stevens replaces Reece Brown.SubstitutionPosted at 79′ Substitution, Exeter City. Reuben Reid replaces Liam McAlinden.Posted at 76′ Attempt saved. Toni Correia Gomes (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.Posted at 74′ Daniel Wishart (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.Posted at 74′ Foul by Ryan Harley (Exeter City).Posted at 73′ Foul by Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers).Posted at 73′ Dean Moxey (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 71′ Attempt missed. Scott Laird (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.Posted at 71′ Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Lloyd James.SubstitutionPosted at 65′ Substitution, Exeter City. Jordan Tillson replaces Kane Wilson.SubstitutionPosted at 65′ Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Toni Correia Gomes replaces Omar Bugiel.Goal!Posted at 64′ Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Exeter City 2. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Hiram Boateng.Posted at 62′ Foul by Omar Bugiel (Forest Green Rovers).Posted at 62′ Lloyd James (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 61′ Attempt missed. Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers) header from very close range is close, but misses the top right corner.Posted at 60′ Attempt missed. Liam McAlinden (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.Goal!Posted at 58′ Goal! Forest Green Rovers 1, Exeter City 1. Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Lloyd James.Posted at 57′ Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Daniel Wishart.Posted at 56′ Attempt saved. Christian Doidge (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.SubstitutionPosted at 55′ Substitution, Exeter City. Ryan Harley replaces Troy Archibald-Henville.Posted at 55′ Attempt missed. Daniel Wishart (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.Posted at 54′ Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Kane Wilson.Show more updatesgoal
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