League Two
York0Oxford Utd0

York City 0-0 Oxford United

A game of few chances saw Oxford United remain in second place in League Two after a scrappy draw at York City.

Josh Carson went close for the hosts, seeing his left-footed volley flash across the face of goal and drift wide.

A David Hunt free kick found Dave Kitson at the far post but York keeper Aaron McCarey reacted to tip the effort over the bar.

Moments later Kitson played in James Constable, who fired straight at McCarey as York held on.

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

"We've done everything I think except finish it off. The appetite for the game was there, the quality was there, they competed very well all over the park. We had chances and we didn't manage to get it in the net.

"But again we're on the right lines. There were so many good things happening there was just a little bit that isn't happening for us at the moment but I just said to them we've got to keep plugging away and were not far away.

"We've had two away games with the top four in the league and we've held them all. It's about keep doing what we're doing and try and finish them off."

Line-ups

York

  • 32McCarey
  • 30O'Neill
  • 3DaviesBooked at 72mins
  • 14MontroseBooked at 67mins
  • 15LoweBooked at 45mins
  • 5McGurk
  • 12Carson
  • 18Platt
  • 11JarvisSubstituted forChambersat 82'minutes
  • 9Fletcher
  • 27BrobbelSubstituted forCoulsonat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 7Coulson
  • 8Clay
  • 10Chambers
  • 16Fyfield
  • 24Ingham
  • 28Puri

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 14Hall
  • 19Mullins
  • 6WrightBooked at 89mins
  • 15R WilliamsSubstituted forSmalleyat 77'minutes
  • 17Rose
  • 9Constable
  • 8Kitson
  • 37RufflesSubstituted forRiggat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Raynes
  • 7Rigg
  • 10Smalley
  • 18Davies
  • 20Marsh
  • 21Crocombe
  • 30Long
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
3,526

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, York City 0, Oxford United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 0, Oxford United 0.

Attempt blocked. Ashley Chambers (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Jake Wright (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dangerous play by Jake Wright (Oxford United).

Hand ball by Sean Rigg (Oxford United).

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

Dean Smalley (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Danny Rose (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ashley Chambers replaces Ryan Jarvis.

Corner, York City. Conceded by John Mullins.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Dean Smalley replaces Ryan Williams.

Booking

Ben Davies (York City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Ben Davies (York City).

Ryan Williams (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Asa Hall (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Asa Hall (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Josh Carson.

Foul by Luke O'Neill (York City).

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Lewis Montrose (York City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

Danny Rose (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Lewis Montrose (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Attempt saved. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Ryan Jarvis (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Michael Coulson replaces Ryan Brobbel.

Ben Davies (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Sean Rigg replaces Josh Ruffles.

Attempt saved. Danny Rose (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Keith Lowe (York City).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield21116431171439
2Oxford Utd21108332161638
3Scunthorpe2110742922737
4Fleetwood2111283427735
5Burton2110562522335
6Newport209742921834
7Southend2110472619734
8Rochdale2110473028234
9Morecambe229582730-332
10Dag & Red218672926330
11Cheltenham227962931-230
12Exeter218582729-229
13Wycombe217682928127
14Hartlepool217682423127
15Wimbledon207672324-127
16Plymouth217591622-626
17Accrington2165102329-623
18Bristol Rovers215791922-322
19Mansfield215792329-622
20Portsmouth215792736-922
21York214982428-421
22Torquay2156102233-1121
23Bury214892327-420
24Northampton2146111729-1218
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