Date: 5th August 2017 at 12:22pm
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Pep Clotet takes charge of his first league match with the U’s. Will it be a dream start for the new gaffer?

Oldham Athletic Team News:

Latics will welcome back Tope Obadeyi and Courtney Duffus to the squad after missing Tuesday night`s friendly against a Manchester United XI.

Darius Osei will the only player missing following a hamstring injury.

Player to watch: Ben Wilson

24 year old Ben signed a loan contract from Cardiff just 24 hours ago and has played 45 minutes in a preseason match

Oxford United Team News:

Charlie Raglan and Kane Hemmings have picked up injuries and won’t be risked. While James Henry, Jack Payne, Dwight Tiendalli, Michael Williamson, Xemi and Ricardinho might make their debuts

Player to watch: Wes Thomas

The U’s main striker will look to get his Oxford career back on track after an injury hit first season.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Oldham Athletic Association Football Club

Nickname
Latics

Founded
1895; 122 years ago, as Pine Villa F.C.

Ground
Boundary Park

Capacity
13,512

Chairman
Simon Corney

Manager
John Sheridan

Match Prediction:

Oldham 0 Oxford 2

Scorers: Henry and Thomas

Next Fixtures:

Tuesday 8th August
EFL Cup

Oxford United v Cheltenham Town
19:45