The U’s travel to 19th placed Rochdale in what will be a tough battle. Rochdale are battling for league 1 survival while the U’s are chasing a playoff place.
Rochdale Team News:
Rochdale team last match:1 Lillis,29 Daniels,4 McNulty (Williams 45mins),6 McGahey,2 Rafferty (Cannon 59mins),10 Camps,14 Rathbone Booked,40 Henderson,3 Ntlhe,16 Done (Davies 75mins),9 Andrew
Subs:7 Slew,11 Williams,17 Inman,19 Davies,22 Moore,27 Cannon,36 Gillam
Player to watch: Ian Henderson
The 32 year old former England U20 player is the captain and operates anywhere across the front line. He’s scored 70 goals spread across 6 seasons.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,3 Tiendalli Booked,4 Williamson,30 Mousinho Booked,21 Ricardinho Booked,17 Henry (Rothwell 62mins),14 Ruffels,19 Xemi Fernandez,27 Mowatt,10 Payne,9 Thomas (Obika 81mins) Subs:6 Martin,8 Ledson,13 Shearer,18 Rothwell,20 Obika,35 Carroll,36 Napa
Player to watch: Wes Thomas
The U’s top scorer could be vital in this clash.
Match Facts & Stats
Rochdale Association Football Club
1907; 110 years ago
Rochdale 2 Oxford 1
Saturday 23rd December 2017
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