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Full time report: York City 1 Exeter City 2

By Simon_Larkins  |  Posted: January 05, 2013

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JIMMY Keohane's scored his first professional goal for Exeter City to help lift his club back into the League Two play-off places with an away win at York City.

It was the Grecians fifth win in a row on the road and a result that lifted them above Burton Albion, Fleetwood, Bradford and Southend in the table as those teams were either involved in FA Cup or failed to win in League Two.

York City started the brighter of the two teams as Patrick McLaughin fired an early chance over the crossbar and Danny Parslow headed another good chance wide from a corner. However, it was Exeter who took the lead with 14 minutes played as Alex Rodman put the ball past his own keeper from 18 yards out.

York were level five minute later though as Matt Blair's shot was saved by Artur Krysiak, but parried into the path of Michael Potts who scored from close range.

Alan Gow forced Michael Ingram to tip his goalbound free-kick over the crossbar, but at the break it was York who had created the better chances and had the greater share of territory.

Exeter manager Paul Tisdale made a change bringing on Kevin Amankwaah for Tommy Doherty and moving full-back Steve Tully into midfield.

It was a change that paid off as Exeter were much better in the second half.

Gow had an early effort at goal before Amankwaah and Tully linked up on the right side of the pitch to deliver a ball into the box that Keohane swept home from six yards out.

From then on Exeter were the better side and could have added to their lead with John O'Flynn forcing a couple of saves out of Ingram and firing another effort narrowly wide in injury time.

Other League Two scores were as follows: Accrington 0 Dagenham and Redbridge 2, Barnet 2 Bradford 0, Bristol Rovers 0 Gillingham 2, Northampton 3 Fleetwood 1, Port Vale 4 Plymouth Argyle 0, Rochdale 0 Wimbledon 1, Wycombe 2 Chesterfield 1.

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