Chris Wilder’s OUFC sit in 13th place and take on John Ward’s Bristol team who find themselves in 19th.
It’s going to be a tough encounter as the Pirates have a new found spirit since the appointment of John Ward.
Chris will welcome back Lewis Montrose and Andy Whing.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:24 McCormick,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,23 O’Brien (Smalley – 88),07 Chapman,14 Rigg (Davis – 67 Booked),20 Leven,09 Constable,15 Potter,18 Richards
Substitutes:31 Crocombe,17 Capaldi,22 Worley,08 Heslop,25 Parker,26 Davis,10 Smalley
Player to watch: Sean Rigg
The ex Bristol Rovers player has been performing well out on the left can he do it against the team where he started his career?
Bristol Rovers Team News:
Bristol Rovers team last match:13 Mildenhall,02 Smith Booked,04 Woodards Booked (Broghammer – 53),06 Parks Booked,14 Brown,29 McChrystal,15 Norburn,25 Clucas(Richard – 70),32 O’Toole,16 Anyinsah (Hitchcock – 78),26 Brunt Booked
Substitutes:20 Gough,11 Broghammer,21 McDonald,07 Clarkson,10 Richard,17 Harrison,27 Hitchcock
Player to watch: Joe Anyinsah
The creative player has scored 3 goals this season.
Match Facts & Stats
Bristol Rovers were formed in 1883 and are known as the Pirates.
Oxford have won 17 drawn 11 and lost 16 against the Pirates.
Oxford 1 Bristol 0
Home to Fleetwood Tuesday 12th Feb in the npower league 2 ko 19:45hrs