Its an away trip to the North West for the yellow army with a seaside trip to Blackpool.
Its been 17 years since the teams last met in action Derek Lilley was Oxford’s scorer while Clarke Carlisle got Blackpool’s in a 1-1 draw.
Blackpool Town Team News:
Blackpool team last match:26 Allsop Booked,20 Turton,16 Tilt,5 Robertson,23 Daniel,2 Mellor,14 Ryan,8 D’Almeida (Longstaff 57mins),24 Cooke,17 Solomon-Otabor (Delfouneso 77mins),7 Vassell (Quigley 90+2mins)
Subs:1 Williams,3 Taylor,6 Aimson,10 Clayton,15 Longstaff,27 Quigley,30 Delfouneso
Player to watch: Kyle Vassell
The former Oxford player has scored 14 goals since joining Blackpool in 2016.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,30 Mousinho,4 Williamson,5 Nelson,21 Ferreira da Silva,7 Hall,18 Rothwell Booked (Ruffels 88mins),8 Ledson,17 Henry (van Kessel 61mins),10 Payne (Mowatt 67mins),9 Thomas
Subs:6 Martin,13 Shearer,14 Ruffels,19 Fern�ndez Codina,27 Mowatt,35 Carroll,39 van Kessel
Player to watch: Joe Rothwell
The former Man Utd’s player is revelling in his central role within the team with 3 goals
Match Facts & Stats
Blackpool Football Club
26 July 1887; 130 years ago
Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
Blackpool 1 Oxford 2
Scorers: Rothwell and van Kessel
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Oxford United v Walsall