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Bayliss shines in late Shrewsbury show: Shrewsbury 3-2 Exeter - player ratings

Jonny Drury rates the Shrewsbury Town players after their late comeback against Exeter City.

Tom Bayliss of Shrewsbury Town and Archie Collins of Exeter City (AMA)
Tom Bayliss of Shrewsbury Town and Archie Collins of Exeter City (AMA)

Marko Marosi 7

Could do little about both Exeter goals and made some top saves in both halves. One at close range in the first and another in the second after a mistake at the back.

Matthew Pennington 7

Another display you've come to expect from Pennington. Got forward well, and was dangerous in the box and showed with his goal from close range.

Chey Dunkley 6

Struggled in the first period as Exeter looked sharp up top - but headed everything away and turned up in the right place at the right time late on.

Tom Flanagan 7

Solid. Like others, headed everything, cleared his lines well and tried to play out from the back on a number of occasions.

George Nurse 6

Hard working, and tried to make things happen without putting too much of a stamp on the game. Although he did hit the crossbar late on after Bowman failed to connect with a cross.

Rekeil Pyke 6

An average night for the wing back - who like Nurse on the other side put everything in without getting too much joy down the right.

Taylor Moore 6

Had a tough start to the game - conceding possession a few times in the opening few minutes but grew into the game and is an important cog in that midfield now.

Luke Leahy 6

Similar performance to what Leahy has shown all season. Led by example, tried to push his side forward and into good areas.

Jordan Shipley 6

As always, battled and tried to get on the ball at every opportunity - but tired before coming off. Caused a few issues for Exeter and is forming a decent partnership with Bayliss in midfield.

Tom Bayliss 8

Salop's best player and arguably his best display since signing for the club. Quality on the ball, took his goal superbly and got into a couple of really good scoring positions late on. Going forward things always go through him.

Rob Street 6

Tough night for the young loanee on full debut. Worked hard but had little to play with and came off midway through the second half.

Subs

67 - Ryan Bowman for Shipley 5

Had a golden chance to get the winner himself but couldn't connect to a pulled back cross.

67 - Christian Saydee for Street 6

A handful. Worried defenders, drove forward and saw two efforts deflect wide late on as Salop build up pressure.

90 - Carl Winchester for Bayliss

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