Date: 10th February 2018 at 12:26pm
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Derek Fazackerley takes charge for his first home match as caretaker manager.

Injury concerns to the strikers could cause a problem for the stand in boss.

Agon Mehmeti and Gino van Kessel could be recalled into the squad if Jon Obika and Wes Thomas are ruled out.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,6 Martin,8 Ledson Booked,30 Mousinho,19 Kane,27 Mowatt (Henry 70mins),14 Ruffels,18 Rothwell (Ricardinho 78mins),29 Smith-Brown,32 Buckley-Ricketts,20 Obika (Napa 35mins)

Subs:13 Shearer,16 Dickie,17 Henry,21 Ricardinho,35 Carroll,36 Napa (Thomas injured prematch)

Player to watch: Todd Kane

The onloan Chelsea player had a dream debut with a goal in the U’s 3-2 away win against Charlton

Bristol Rovers Team News:

Bristol Rovers team last match:21 Smith,22 Partington,16 Broadbent,25 Craig,20 Bola (Nichols 90+1mins),14 Lines Booked,8O Clarke (Bennett 56mins),7 Sercombe,24 Sinclair,9 Harrison,30 Gaffney (Mensah 79mins)

Subs:1 Slocombe,3 Brown,6 Sweeney,11 Nichols,18 Telford,23 Mensah,26 Bennett

Player to watch: Liam Sercombe

The popular former U’s player should get a good reception from the fans. However he will pose a threat breaking from midfield.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Bristol Rovers F.C

Nickname(s)
The Pirates, The Gas

Founded
1st August 1883; 134 years ago (Black Arabs)

Ground
Memorial Stadium
Horfield, Bristol

Capacity
12,296 (3,000 seated)

President
Wael al-Qadi

Chairman
Steve Hamer

Manager
Darrell Clarke

Match Prediction:

Oxford 2 Bristol Rovers 0

Scorers: Buckley-Ricketts & Henry

Next Fixtures:

Tuesday 13th February 2018
League One
Rotherham v Oxford
19:45

 

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