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Exeter City shock Aston Villa in PL Cup

2 Oct 2019
Matt Jay, Exeter

Matt Jay scores one of the Grecians' goals in a 3-0 victory against the 2017/18 winners while Plymouth hold Watford

Exeter City earned a shock 3-0 win against Aston Villa in their Premier League Cup Group D opener. 

Bey Seymour tapped in the opening goal in the 43rd minute at Exeter's St James' Park, after Nigel Atangana's knockdown.

Shortly after half-time Matt Jay (pictured) made it 2-0 with a penalty kick, before Jordan Dyer headed in from a corner to wrap up an impressive victory against the 2017/18 Premier League Cup winners.

Exeter join Doncaster Rovers at the top of Group D, having won their opening matches.

See: Exeter report

Plymouth earn point against Watford

Plymouth Argyle also caused a surprise against Premier League opposition, as they drew 1-1 with Watford at Home Park. 

Jayden Bennetts gave Watford an 11th-minute lead, before Ollie Tomlinson bundled in a late equaliser following Adam Randell's free-kick.

See: Plymouth report

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