Date: 2nd December 2016 at 4:03pm
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The U’s are live on BBC2 away to Macclesfield Town tonight.

Its the first match of round 2 and its Non League V League One.

The U’s progressed by beating Merstham in round 1 5-0. While the Silkmen beat North Ferriby 4-1 and Walsall 1-0 in the last round.

Macclesfield Town Team News:

Macclesfield team last match:13 Ross,2 Halls,16 Hancox,7 Mackreth,5 Pilkington,3 Fitzpatrick,6 McCombe,11 Rowe,14 James(Lewis 68mins),23 Whitaker,9 Holroyd

Subs:4 Byrne,8 Lewis,10 Sampson,20 Brodie,24 Boot

Player to watch: Chris Holroyd

Local boy Chris is in his second spell at the club and is leading the scoring charts this season with 8 goals

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,16 Edwards,5 Nelson,33 Dunkley Booked,3 Skarz,11 MacDonald(Taylor 87mins),23 Ledson Booked,4 Lundstram,19 Hall Booked (Johnson 61mins),10 Maguire,15 Hemmings(Roberts 80mins)

Subs:13 Buchel,14 Ruffels,18 Rothwell,20 Taylor,21 Roberts,25 Raglan,28 Johnson

Player to watch: Robbie Hall

Making good progress since his return from injury. Could be a key player in this match.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Macclesfield Town Football Club

Nickname
The Silkmen

Founded
1874; 142 years ago (as Macclesfield)

Ground
Moss Rose

Capacity
6,355 (2,599 seated)

Chairman
Mark Blower

Manager
John Askey

League
National League

Match Prediction:

Macclesfield 0 Oxford United 3

Scorers: Hall, MacDonald and Nelson.

Next Fixtures:

EFL Trophy – Second Round
Southend United V Oxford United
Tue 6 Dec 19:45