O’Flynn pegs back Minstermen
John O’Flynn salvaged a point for Exeter with a goal seven
minutes from time as the Grecians drew 1-1 with York at St James’
The first half was a tight affair with chances few and far
between. York’s Michael Coulson saw a free kick palmed over the
crossbar by Exeter goalkeeper Artur Krysiak, but that was as good
as it got for the Minstermen.
Exeter’s best chance came when Liam Sercombe was played in by
Jamie Cureton and he laid the ball across goal for Arron Davies,
but the Welshman skied over the bar from inside the six yard
York broke the deadlock seven minutes into the second half.
Jonathan Smith’s pass sent Michael Coulson clear and he showed
great feet before firing a shot that Krysiak could not keep
Exeter stepped it up and Arron Davies came close with a shot
from 25 yards, but with seven minutes remaining, O’Flynn slotted in
superbly from Matt Oakley’s cross.
Exeter could have won it in the closing stages, but Elliott
Chamberlain took too long when through on goal and York got back to