Chris Wilder team will be looking to make sure Paul Tisdales Exeter do not do the double over them.
It will be a difficult task for the yellows who have suffered a depleted squad nearly all year.
Still on the side lines are Dean Smalley, JP Pittman, Andy Whing, Adam Chapman. While Simon Heslop sits out the match suspended.
Laim Davis is a doubt. Available are Jake Foster-Caskey and Josh Parker.
Exeter City Team News:
Exeter City team last match:01 Krysiak,02 Tully,03 Woodman,04 Bennett,05 Baldwin,06 Coles,07 Sercombe,08 Oakley (Keohane – 74),10 Gow (Amankwaah – 78),12 Cureton Booked,19 O’Flynn
Substitutes:24 Evans,16 Amankwaah,37 Moore-Taylor,22 Keohane,23 Dawson,31 Chamberlain,35 Reid
Player to watch: Jamie Cureton
He may be 37 but he still knows where the goal is. He has 15 goals this season so far.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:01 Clarke,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright booked,07 Chapman (Cox – 16),14 Rigg (Duberry – 90),20 Leven,26 Davis Booked,09 Constable,15 Potter,29 Craddock (Capaldi – 80)
Substitutes:21 Brown,05 Duberry,17 Capaldi,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,19 Cox,28 Marsh
Player to watch: Peter Leven
The scot scored and set up a goal in his last match. If he can pull the strings the yellows will have a good game.
Match Facts & Stats
The Grecians were formed in 1904.
Oxford have won 6 drawn 11 and lost 16 against the Devon side.
Oxford lost the last encounter at the Kassam on the 8th Sep 2012. 4-2
Scorers for the U’s were Jake Foster-Caskey (pen 55) & Alfie Potter (63)James Constable recieved his marching orders (81)
Exeter scorers: Jamie Cureton (11, 50)Scott Bennett (27)John O’Flynn (72)
Exeter 2 Oxford 2
Scorers Rigg & Constable
Saturday 29th December away to AFC Wimbledon in npower league 2 KO:15:00hrs