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Stats Pack: Jay’s two goals give Exeter win over Rovers

Exeter defeated visiting Bristol Rovers in the England League Two on Saturday 1-4 (0-4).

The hosts Exeter started best and were already 1-0 up at the start of the game. After only 3 minutes Matt Jay scored.

The team increased the lead to 2-0 early in the match when Matt Jay made his mark as he scored again. This time he scored in the 15th minute.

Exeter also increased their lead to 3-0, as Timothee Dieng found the net, in the 22nd minute.

The team increased the lead again, making it 4-0, just two minutes later when Harry Kite netted.

In the 70th minute, Sam Finley scored, to reduce the score for Bristol Rovers. Bristol Rovers were unable to score any more goals, what brought the final score to 4-1.

Bristol Rovers have had a poor start and have only three points from their first four games. Exeter claimed their first win.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 3-1 home win for Bristol Rovers in April 2016.

After this game in the England League Two, Exeter will play Harrogate Town (away) on 2021-08-28, Forest Green (home) on 2021-09-04 and Scunthorpe (away) on 2021-09-11. Bristol Rovers play Barrow (away) on 2021-08-28, Crawley Town (home) on 2021-09-04 and Hartlepool (away) on 2021-09-11.