Chris Wilder’s team take on John Sheridan’s Plymouth who sit in 20th place in npoer league 2. They are 7 points behind the U’s.
The yellows will be hoping for an inspired Luke McCormick who can help by keeping a clean sheet. But have the U’s got the finishing touches at the other end of the pitch?
Plymouth Argyle Team News:
Plymouth Argyle team last match:01 Cole,02 Berry,05 Branston,14 Bhasera,26 Charles Booked,06 Hourihane,07 Cowan-Hall,15 Wotton (Blanchard – 90),19 Banton,10 Cox,24 Reid (Ugwu – 82)
Substitutes:13 Chenoweth,04 Blanchard,
16 Lowry,08 Young,27 Gurrieri,18 Ugwu,
Player to watch: Jason Banton
On loan from Crystal Palace the winger joined on 31st Jan and has played in 2 matches scoring 2 goals to give his team an away win in the Pilgrims last match against Aldershot.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:24 McCormick,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,07 Chapman Booked,14 Rigg,19 Montrose Booked,26 Davis,09 Constable,10 Smalley (Parker – 66),15 Potter
Substitutes:31 Crocombe,16 Whing,17 Capaldi,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,08 Heslop,25 Parker
Player to watch: Luke McCormick
It’s the first time Luke will be returning as a player to Plymouth since his sacking in 2008. I wonder what the reception will be like for him.
Match Facts & Stats
Formed in 1886 they are know as the Pilgrims
Oxford have the upper hand with 15 wins 12 draws and have lost 11 times.
Plymouth 1 Oxford 2
Scorers Constable & Potter
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