Plymouth boss Ryan Lowe challenged matchwinner Antoni Sarcevic to hit double figures as his side knocked the dethroned league leaders off their League Two perch.
Forest Green fell to only their second home defeat of the season as Plymouth knocked the leaders off their Sky Bet League Two perch.
Sky Bet League Two leaders Forest Green should have player-coach Matt Mills and midfielder Kevin Dawson in contention again for the visit of Plymouth.
Ryan Lowe’s return to the north-west was a happy one as Callum McFadzean’s first-half goal earned the Plymouth manager and his team a 1-0 FA Cup round one win at League One Bolton.
Callum McFadzean earned League Two Plymouth a place in the FA Cup second round with a 1-0 win over League One hosts Bolton at the University of Bolton Stadium.
Thibaud Verlinden and Jake Wright have come through their returns unscathed and are available for Bolton’s FA Cup clash with Plymouth.
Plymouth forward Dom Telford looks unlikely to make his return to action in Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two home clash against Grimsby.
Exeter manager Matt Taylor heaped all the credit onto his players as they enjoyed their biggest win in the Devon derby since 1925 with a 4-0 hammering of Plymouth.
Exeter earned bragging rights in the Devon derby with an emphatic 4-0 win against their county rivals Plymouth.
Exeter boss Matt Taylor could ring the changes again as his side prepare to face local rivals Plymouth.
Plymouth boss Ryan Lowe was full of praise for his team as they swept to a 4-0 home win over Leyton Orient in League Two.