It’s FA Cup action with the prize of a home draw against Sheffield United. Both team need the revenue to boost the transfer kitty in January.
Both teams are evenly matched going into this as both are suffering in the league.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United 442:01 Clarke,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,17 Capaldi (Worley – 83),07 Chapman,14 Rigg (Davis – 67),20 Leven,09 Constable,15 Potter,29 Craddock (Forster-Caskey – 90)
Substitutes:21 Brown,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,18 Forster-Caskey,19 Cox,26 Davis,28 Marsh
Player to watch: Tommy Craddock
with 10 goals this season he is United’s top scorer. 4 of those goals came against Accrington.
Accrington Stanley Team News:
Accrington Stanley 442:01 Rachubka,02 Murphy,03 Liddle (Lindfield – 65),05 Nsiala,06 Winnard,24 Molyneux Booked,04 Joyce Booked,12 Miller (Carver – 51),15 Dixon Booked (Clark – 75),23 Amond,33 Boco
Substitutes:22 Dawber,08 Barnett,10 Hatfield,14 Clark,30 Mingoia,07 Lindfield,19 Carver
Player to watch: Paul Rachubka
The Stanley goalkeeper got man of the match in the first leg of the FA Cup draw. Born in USA but holds dual national status.
Match Facts & Stats
Accrington Stanley were formed in 1968 but the original club were formed in 1891.
Oxford have a 100% record won 2 drawn 4
Oxford 3 Accrington 0
Scorers Constable 2 Craddock 1
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