Chris Wilder takes on Aidy Boothroyd’s Northampton Town. The Cobblers are having a good season compared to last season with them sitting just outside the playoffs.
Former youth team player Chris Hackett will be returning to face his former team for the first time since he left in 2006.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:01 Clarke,06 Wright,16 Whing Booked,17 Capaldi,25 Mullins,07 Chapman,08 Heslop (Pittman – 60),14 Rigg,20 Leven,09 Constable Booked,15 Potter
Substitutes:21 Brown,04 Raynes,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,18 Forster-Caskey,11 Pittman,28 Marsh
Player to watch: Peter Leven
Can he create the openings for the forward line?
Northampton Town Team News:
Northampton Town team last match:21 Nicholls,03 Widdowson Booked,05 Langmead,12 Tozer,30 Carlisle,07 Demontagnac Booked,08 Harding,11 Hackett,22 Hornby Booked (Huws – 81),10 Akinfenwa (Platt – 72),17 Robinson (Moult – 77)
Substitutes:13 Snedker,06 Charles,23 East,28 Huws,09 Platt,15 Mukendi,19 Moult
Player to watch: Chris Hackett
The flying winger returns to the club for the first time.
Match Facts & Stats
The Cobblers were formed in 1897
Oxfords record is won 11 drawn 1 lost 9
Oxford 1 Northampton 1
FA Cup Round 2 away to Accrington Stanley Saturday 1st Dec ko:1500hrs