Grecians grab all three points on Boxing Day.

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Posted Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 7:25pm

Exeter City secured their third consecutive victory with a hard fought 2-1 win over Yeovil Town in Sky Bet League Two.

The Grecians went ahead when Lee Holmes curled a wonderful effort into the far corner before Tom James levelled from the outside of the box.

Jayden Stockley then stepped up to net his 50th goal for the club when he turned the ball home from close range late on.

Manager Matt Taylor named the same starting 11 for the third consecutive match with the Grecians looking to build some momentum in Sky Bet League Two.

City started the brighter of the two teams, often looking to use the wings to cross towards Stockley but were unable to create a clear-cut chance inside the opening 15 minutes as Yeovil soaked up the pressure.

Sessi D’Almedia then had the away side’s first couple of attempts from the edge of the City box but failed to hit the target on both occasions.

The Grecians almost found the breakthrough on 30 minutes when Jake Taylor turned expertly before threading the ball through to Lee Martin. The midfielder controlled well and shot on target but for a good clearance off the line from Yeovil's Tom James.

But the first goal of the game did come, just a few minutes later, when Holmes darted down the right before cutting inside and curling an exquisite effort into the far corner with his left foot as City went into the break with the advantage.

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