The home side Exeter took control of the game against Bristol Rovers and had a 4-0 lead. The third period saw Bristol Rovers tidying the scoreline but the England League Two game ultimately ended with a 4-1 win for Exeter.
The last match between the teams ended in a 3-1 home win for Bristol Rovers in April 2016.
After this game in the England League Two, Exeter will play Harrogate Town (away) on 2021-08-28, Forest Green (home) on 2021-09-04 and Scunthorpe (away) on 2021-09-11. Bristol Rovers play Barrow (away) on 2021-08-28, Crawley Town (home) on 2021-09-04 and Hartlepool (away) on 2021-09-11.