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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Jabo Ibehre (42')
  • George Maris (67')
  • Jayden Stockley (59')
  • Matt Jay (84')
  • Jake Taylor (87')

Exeter complete stunning comeback victory over Cambridge

Exeter mounted an extraordinary late comeback to win 3-2 at Cambridge and keep their hopes of automatic promotion alive.
The U's looked to have won the game when George Maris put them 2-1 up with an exquisite effort from outside the box on 67 minutes - his third goal in three games - but the Grecians struck twice in the final six minutes.
Matt Jay pounced to equalise from close range after Greg Taylor had failed to clear and Jayden Stockley's shot was deflected into his path, before Jake Taylor struck the winner for Exeter on 87 minutes after Cambridge were again unable to clear the danger.
Jabo Ibehre had opened the scoring for Cambridge three minutes before half-time when a patient move resulted in Brad Halliday drilling the ball across for Ibehre to score from close range.
Stockley equalised just before the hour when Hiram Boateng was given freedom of the left wing to pick out Stockley, who headed home.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Exeter City 10 +8 22
2 Crewe Alexandra 10 +5 21
3 Cheltenham Town 10 +10 20
4 Swindon Town 10 +7 20
5 Forest Green Rovers 10 +2 18
6 Bradford City 10 +5 17
7 Newport County 10 +3 17
8 Crawley Town 10 +3 16
9 Grimsby Town 10 +4 15
10 Colchester United 10 +3 15
11 Cambridge United 10 +3 14
12 Northampton Town 10 +2 14
13 Port Vale 10 -3 13
14 Plymouth Argyle 10 +1 12
15 Macclesfield Town 10 -1 12
16 Walsall 10 -4 12
17 Salford City 10 -4 11
18 Carlisle United 10 -6 11
19 Mansfield Town 10 -3 10
20 Oldham Athletic 10 -3 10
21 Leyton Orient 10 -6 9
22 Morecambe 10 -10 6
23 Scunthorpe United 10 -8 5
24 Stevenage 10 -8 4