Date: 12th August 2017 at 10:14am
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The U’s have their first league match at the Kassam stadium this season against last season’s Leaague 2 champions.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,2 Ribeiro,5 Nelson Booked,6 Martin,11 Johnson(Carroll 67mins),7 Hall,8 Ledson Booked,14 Ruffels Booked,18 Rothwell(Henry 97mins),19 Fern├índez Codina(Payne 71mins)20 Obika(Thomas 78mins)

Subs:4 Williamson,9 Thomas,10 Payne,13 Shearer,17 Henry,35 Carroll,36 Napa

Player to watch: Jack Payne

Stole the show in his first match for the club.

Portsmouth Team News:

Portsmouth team last match:1 McGee,25 Talbot,16 Whatmough,6 Burgess,38 Haunstrup(Close 105mins),26 Evans,30 May,4 Rose,23 Bennett (Baker 98mins),22 Naismith(Kabamba 65mins),8 Pitman(Chaplin 114mins)

Subs:2 Davies,7 Baker,14 Main,15 Kabamba,19 Chaplin,33 Close,35 Bass

Player to watch: Brett Pitman

The 29 year old striker was made club captain after joining from Ipswich

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Portsmouth Football Club


5 April 1898; 119 years ago

Fratton Park

20,620 (18,600 presently)

The Tornante Company

Michael Eisner

Kenny Jackett

Match Prediction:

Oxford 3 Portsmouth 1

Scorer Williamson, Payne & Hall

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 19th August
League One
Scunthorpe United v OUFC


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