Date: 1st February 2013 at 4:26pm
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Chris Wilder will be looking for revenge over Paul Sturrocks Southend after the teams met last month in the JPT.

Southend won on penalties to go through to the area final.

Oxford will see if Liam Davis, Lewis Montrose, Michael Duberry and Peter Leven are fit for the match. New keeper Luke McCormick will be in the squad.

Southend United Team News:

Southend United team last match:01 Smith,02 Clohessy,04 Spillane,06 Cresswell,15 Phillips,18 Leonard,23 Barker,08 Timlin,14 Hurst,10 Corr,21 Tomlin Booked

Substitutes:17 Bentley,03 Straker,16 Prosser,19 Spicer,30 Woodyard,09 Harris,32 Njie

Player to watch: Britt Assombalonga

The 12 goal striker comes back into the squad after being out since 1st Jan with an ankle injury.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford United 442:31 Crocombe,02 Batt,05 Duberry (Raynes – 21),06 Wright,23 O’Brien,07 Chapman,14 Rigg,20 Leven (Capaldi – 46),09 Constable,15 Potter,29 Craddock (Smalley – 80)

Substitutes:21 Brown,04 Raynes,17 Capaldi,22 Worley,08 Heslop,25 Parker,10 Smalley

Player to watch: James Constable

10 goal striker came back with a bang last match to grab his 90th goal for the club.

Match Facts & Stats

Southend were formed by 1906 and are know as the Shrimpers or Seasiders.

Oxford’s record is won 19 drawn 6 lost 16 against Southend.

Match Prediction:

Southend 2 Oxford 2

Scorers Constable and Rigg

Next Fixtures:

9th of Feb Home to Bristol Rovers in npower league 2 ko 15:00hrs

 

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