The Data: Jay’s two goals help Exeter overcome Rovers

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

The hosting team Exeter started the match at pace and took the lead straight away early in 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 yet again. This time he netted in the 15th minute.

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

Just two minutes later, it was Harry Kite who scored, thus ensuring that the team increased the lead again, making it 4-0.

In the 70th minute, Sam Finley found the net, to reduce the score for Bristol Rovers. However, Bristol Rovers were unable to make more of an impression. The 4-1 goal was the last goal of the game.

The last match 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 take on 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.