Slick Grecians rout Iron

Scunthorpe crashed to their first defeat in seven games as they were beaten 4-0 at Glanford Park by a slick Exeter.

Last Updated: 19/10/13 at 18:59

Liam Sercombe: Bagged a brace

Liam Sercombe: Bagged a brace

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

The visitors, beaten only once on their travels this season, snatched the lead against the run of play 11 minutes before the break with their first chance. Midfield man Liam Sercombe drilled home an excellent right-foot shot from the edge of the box from a chance set up by John O'Flynn.

It came after the Iron had squandered multiple chances in front of goal for the second successive home game.

The best fell to striker Deon Burton, still looking for his first home goal, but after breaking free into the box his shot failed to beat goalkeeper Artur Krysiak.

Scunthorpe needed to step up the pace in the second half but it was Exeter who struck again with two goals in two minutes to climb to joint top spot in League Two.

The first was a wonder strike from midfield man Arron Davies, who swivelled and hit a tremendous right-foot shot from 35 yards that dipped over keeper Sam Slocombe and into the net after 48 minutes.

Then it was Sercombe who struck again, tucking his shot inside the far post from a low-right wing cross from Davies.

Substitute Sam Parkin made it 4-0 for Exeter in the 90th minute with a good individual effort.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
AFC W'don 2-3 Stevenage  
Bury 2-1 Accrington Report
Cambridge Utd 5-0 Carlisle Report
Cheltenham 1-0 Hartlepool Report
Mansfield 1-2 Burton Alb Report
Northamptn 1-0 Exeter Report
Oxford Utd 3-3 Dag + Red Report
Plymouth 2-0 Southend Report
Portsmouth 0-1 Newport Report
Shrewsbury 2-0 Luton Town Report

Sky Bet League 2

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Burton Alb 5 4 13
2 Cheltenham 5 4 13
3 Morecambe 5 5 12
4 Shrewsbury 5 7 11
5 Wycombe 5 4 10
6 Bury 5 3 10
7 Portsmouth 5 3 10
8 Northamptn 5 0 8
9 Cambridge Utd 5 4 7
10 Plymouth 5 3 7
11 Tranmere 5 1 7
12 Dag + Red 5 0 7
13 AFC W'don 5 0 7
14 Southend 5 0 7
15 Stevenage 5 -2 7
16 Mansfield 5 -2 6
17 York City 5 0 5
18 Luton Town 5 -2 5
19 Newport 5 -3 4
20 Hartlepool 5 -5 3
21 Exeter 5 -5 2
22 Carlisle 5 -8 2
23 Oxford Utd 5 -4 1
24 Accrington 5 -7 1

Updated Sat, 30 Aug 2014

Footer 365

Premier League: Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin in plea after thwarted move

Morgan Schneiderlin has appealed to Southampton fans after a thwarted attempt to leave St Mary's.

Premier League: Chelsea hit Everton for six in nine-goal Goodison Park thriller

Chelsea hit Everton for six in a goal-filled Premier League extravaganza at Goodison Park which finally ended 6-3.

Transfer news: Leicester sign QPR full-back Danny Simpson

Leicester City have signed full-back Danny Simpson from Queens Park Rangers for an undisclosed fee.

Mail Box

Surely A Spurs Fan Should Remember...

...what happened to the fourth Champions League place the last time an English team won the thing. Plus, who would want to pay £60 to watch the current England team?

Ginger Pirlo? Don't Make Me Laugh...

A Sunderland fan in the mailbox is surprised by Jack Colback's call up to the England squad. Plus, thoughts on Welbeck and Liverpool's Champions League draw...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property