League Two
Oxford Utd2Dag & Red1

Oxford United 2-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

Dave Kitson

Dave Kitson's injury-time header helped League Two leaders Oxford United to a dramatic win against Dagenham & Redbridge.

After early chances for Josh Ruffles and Kitson, James Constable gave Oxford the lead with a superb overhead kick.

But Rhys Murphy equalised on the stroke of half-time with a lob from distance.

Oxford piled on the pressure late on with Constable firing a volley straight at keeper Chris Lewington before Kitson converted David Hunt's cross.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 14Hall
  • 19Mullins
  • 6Wright
  • 15R WilliamsSubstituted forSmalleyat 84'minutes
  • 17Rose
  • 9ConstableSubstituted forRaynesat 90+3'minutes
  • 8KitsonBooked at 73mins
  • 37RuffelsSubstituted forRiggat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Raynes
  • 7Rigg
  • 10Smalley
  • 18Davies
  • 20Marsh
  • 21Crocombe
  • 30Long

Dag & Red

  • 1Lewington
  • 18Hoyte
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 17Howell
  • 2Wilkinson
  • 5Saah
  • 8Ogogo
  • 12D'Ath
  • 9Murphy
  • 41Hines
  • 10ScottSubstituted forDicksonat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Dickson
  • 15Saunders
  • 19Edgar
  • 20Shields
  • 26Connors
  • 30Seabright
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
4,901

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamDag & Red
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home13
Away1
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away0
Fouls
Home14
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Femi Ilesanmi.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Michael Raynes replaces James Constable.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 2, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Dave Kitson (Oxford United) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by David Hunt.

Foul by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

Abu Ogogo (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Dean Smalley replaces Ryan Williams.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Chris Dickson replaces Josh Scott.

Hand ball by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

Sean Rigg (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Abu Ogogo (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Attempt saved. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Sean Rigg (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Zavon Hines (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Lawson D'Ath.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Gavin Hoyte.

Booking

Asa Hall (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Zavon Hines (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Sean Rigg replaces Josh Ruffles.

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Luke Howell (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

Zavon Hines (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

Zavon Hines (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brian Saah (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Luke Howell (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Oxford United 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Oxford United 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 1, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Rhys Murphy (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Abu Ogogo.

Foul by Ryan Williams (Oxford United).

Femi Ilesanmi (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jake Wright (Oxford United).

Abu Ogogo (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).

goal

As It Stood

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3Fleetwood2011273425935
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5Scunthorpe209742722534
6Burton2010462421334
7Southend2010372518733
8Rochdale2010372927233
9Morecambe219572728-132
10Dag & Red208662925430
11Exeter208572727029
12Wimbledon207672324-127
13Cheltenham216962731-427
14Hartlepool207582322126
15Wycombe206682527-224
16Plymouth206591421-723
17Mansfield205782126-522
18Portsmouth205782734-722
19Bury204882225-320
20York204882428-420
21Accrington2055102027-720
22Bristol Rovers204791722-519
23Northampton2046101625-918
24Torquay2046102133-1218
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