Date: 21st November 2017 at 5:42pm
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It’s 6th placed Blackburn v 7th placed Oxford tonight.

Arguably the divisions biggest team come to Oxford and will be a tough test for Pep Clotet’s yellow army.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,3 Tiendalli,6 Martin,30 Mousinho,21 Ricardinho,17 Henry,8 Ledson (Xemi 72mins),14 Ruffels,18 Rothwell,10 Payne (Mowatt 64mins),9 Thomas (Obika 69mins Booked)

Subs:4 Williamson,13 Shearer,19 Xemi,20 Obika,27 Mowatt,35 Carroll,36 Napa

Player to watch: Wes Thomas

The U’s striker is the main threat for the U’s with 7 goals this season.

Blackburn Rovers Team News:

Blackburn team last match:1 Raya,2 Nyambe,25 Downing,14 Mulgrew,3 Williams,6 Smallwood,11 Whittingham (Harper 77mins),31 Bennett,23 Dack,20 Antonsson (Samuel 81mins),38 Nuttall (Graham 81’mins)

Subs:4 Harper,5 Hart,9 Samuel,10 Graham,13 Leutwiler,16 Caddis,34 Wharton

Player to watch: Charlie Mulgrew

The 6ft 3 Scottish International is the captain in the Rovers side. He could be a thorn in preventing the U’s scoring.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Nickname(s)
Rovers
The Blue and Whites
The Riversiders

Founded
1875; 142 years ago

Ground
Ewood Park, Blackburn

Capacity
31,367

Owner
Venky’s London Ltd. (99.9%)

Director
Mike Cheston

Manager
Tony Mowbray

Match Prediction:

Oxford 2 Blackburn 2

Scorers: Thomas & Payne

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 25th November 2017
League One
Southend v Oxford Utd
15:00hrs

 

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