Exeter 0-3 Morecambe- Match Report
Report of match 18th August 2012
Exeter 0-3 Morecambe- Match Report.
Slick Shrimps stun City
Morecambe followed up their impressive Capital One Cup win at Blackpool in midweek with a 3-0 stroll at Exeter in their opening npower League Two fixture.
The Shrimps stormed into a 3-0 lead inside the opening 32 minutes, but they did not have to work too hard for their goals with Exeter's defence all over the place.
Andrew Fleming swept in the first from 18 yards when Craig Woodman's poor pass across his own box fell at the midfielder's feet, and the next two goals were the result of mistakes by Exeter goalkeeper Artur Krysiak.
He raced from his goal to deal with a long ball only to hand it straight to Fleming and he lobbed into a vacant goal from 30 yards. Then Izak Reid capitalised on some hesitancy on the edge of the box by Krysiak to again lob the hapless Pole.
Exeter were frustrated when Alan Gow scored midway through the second half, but the referee had already blown for a free-kick. The Grecians had plenty of possession, but could not find a way past Barry Roche in the Morecambe goal.
|Competition: npower League Two Date: Saturday, 18th August 2012 Kick off: 15:00 Venue: St. James Park|
||0 - 3||Morecambe
Fleming 14, 24
|4||Scot Bennett (Bauza 46)|
|3||Craig Woodman (Frear 66)|
|12||Jamie Cureton (O'Flynn 67)|
|19||John O'Flynn (Cureton 67)|
|21||Guillem Bauza (Bennett 46)|
|18||Elliott Frear (Woodman 66)|
|7||Izak Reid (Burrow 73)|
|11||Kevin Ellison (Redshaw 84)|
|10||Richard Brodie (Carlton 58)|
|30||Danny Carlton (Brodie 58)|
|27||Jack Redshaw (Ellison 84)|
|14||Jordan Burrow (Reid 73)|
|Exeter City cards shown|
|39 mins||Craig Woodman||Unsporting behaviour|
|90+2 mins||Liam Sercombe||Unsporting behaviour|
|Morecambe cards shown|
|44 mins||Kevin Ellison||Unsporting behaviour|
|61 mins||Will Haining||Unsporting behaviour|