5th March 2005
York City (a)
5th March, 2005
York City 1 Exeter City 2
A second-half goal from Lee Phillips gave Exeter victory at KitKat Crescent.
The home side took the lead on 38 minutes when Jon Maloney headed home and they were close to another but Andy Bishop's header hit the woodwork.
Jake Edwards headed the equaliser in first-half stoppage time before Phillips headed home from Alex Jeannin's 63rd-minute corner.
Paul Robinson blazed over late on for York while Exeter's Marcus Martin was denied right at the end.
York City: Porter, Law, Groves, Maloney, Smith, PD Robinson, Dunning (P Robinson), Webster, Donovan, Merris, Bishop (Jackson). Scorer: Maloney (38 mins).
Exeter: Jones, Hiley, Sawyer, Todd, Jeannin, Afful (Sheldon), Ampadu, Taylor, Martin, Edwards (Devine), Phillips (Flack). Scorers: Edwards (45 mins), Phillips (63 mins).
- York City were 16th following this reverse with 37 points from 33 games. The Grecians were in ninth place having 49 points from 31 matches.