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Port Vale will do battle with away side Exeter City at Vale Park in the League Two meeting on Friday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Port Vale v Exeter City are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Port Vale will be looking for another win after a 1-3 League Two triumph against Crawley Town.
For Port Vale, the scorers were Tom Conlon (13'), Nathan Smith (65') and David Worrall (76'). Ashley Nadesan (45') was the scorer for Crawley Town.
In their prior six fixtures, Darrell Clarke's Port Vale have celebrated scoring a total of 8 times - an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.33.
Coming into this contest, Port Vale haven't been beaten in the league by Exeter City in their previous 2 matches.
Exeter City head into the match after a 1-0 League Two win versus Salford City in their previous fixture.
The only player to score from Exeter City was Matt Jay (34').
Matt Taylor's Exeter City have seen their goal attempts be successful 9 times in the course of their previous six matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during that period equals 5.
Their prior results show that Exeter City:
- have not beaten Port Vale in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head clashes going back to 20/03/2018 shows us that Port Vale have won 2 of these & Exeter City 3, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A combined sum of 13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from The Valiants and 7 for The Grecians. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The last league match featuring the two was League Two match day 2 on 19/09/2020 when it ended Exeter City 0-2 Port Vale.
The referee was Sam Purkiss.
Team News: Port Vale
Port Vale manager Darrell Clarke has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Exeter City
Exeter manager Matt Taylor has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Rory McArdle (Knee Injury) and Joel Randall (Hamstring Injury) miss out here.
In our opinion, Port Vale will have to play well to be putting a goal past this Exeter City side who we think will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore tipping a 0-1 advantage for Exeter City after 90 minutes.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Vale Park (19,052)
Captain: Tom Conlon
Chairman: Carol Shanahan
Manager: Darrell Clarke
Competitions: League Two position 18
🔑 Star Player: Tom Conlon
Regularly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Tom Conlon was born in Porthill, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Peterborough United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed to score 7 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 33 appearances.