League Two
Stevenage1Oxford Utd5

Stevenage 1-5 Oxford United

Ryan Taylor
Ryan Taylor's two goals were his first of the season in all competitions

Ryan Taylor scored a brace as Oxford United thrashed nine-man Stevenage.

Taylor opened the scoring before Chris Whelpdale levelled with a 30-yard chip.

Boro keeper Jesse Joronen saved Liam Sercombe's penalty after Dean Parrett's foul, but could not save Sercombe's second spot-kick, as Jamie McCombe was sent off for hauling Danny Hylton down.

Alex MacDonald notched the third before Michael Tonge saw red for a two-footed challenge, and Taylor and Kemar Roofe completed the rout with further goals.

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 1Joronen
  • 5Franks
  • 6Hughes
  • 4McCombeBooked at 27mins
  • 23Okimo
  • 7WhelpdaleSubstituted forAkinyemiat 82'minutes
  • 15TongeBooked at 67mins
  • 18ParrettSubstituted forKennedyat 76'minutes
  • 32ConlonSubstituted forHenryat 29'minutes
  • 31Gnanduillet
  • 11Pett

Substitutes

  • 14Marriott
  • 16Day
  • 19Wells
  • 20Akinyemi
  • 25Henry
  • 28Loza
  • 33Kennedy

Oxford Utd

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Baldock
  • 5Mullins
  • 33DunkleyBooked at 45mins
  • 3Skarz
  • 18Lundstram
  • 8Sercombe
  • 4RoofeSubstituted forGeorgeat 76'minutes
  • 11MacDonaldBooked at 44minsSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 69'minutes
  • 20TaylorSubstituted forHobanat 73'minutes
  • 10Hylton

Substitutes

  • 7Rose
  • 9Hoban
  • 13Buchel
  • 15O'Dowda
  • 24Ashby
  • 26Cundy
  • 27George
Referee:
Lee Swabey
Attendance:
3,412

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home10
Away27
Shots on Target
Home5
Away13
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Stevenage 1, Oxford United 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stevenage 1, Oxford United 5.

Danny Hylton (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. John Lundstram (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Adriel Jared George (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Pat Hoban (Oxford United).

Armand Gnanduillet (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Pat Hoban (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. George Baldock (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Ronnie Henry.

Attempt blocked. Danny Hylton (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Tom Pett.

Attempt blocked. Liam Sercombe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Dipo Akinyemi replaces Chris Whelpdale.

Attempt missed. George Baldock (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Pat Hoban (Oxford United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Liam Sercombe (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Adriel Jared George replaces Kemar Roofe.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Ben Kennedy replaces Dean Parrett.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Oxford United 5. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Callum O'Dowda.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Pat Hoban replaces Ryan Taylor.

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Oxford United 4. Ryan Taylor (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by George Baldock.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Alexander MacDonald.

Dismissal

Michael Tonge (Stevenage) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

John Lundstram (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Tonge (Stevenage).

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 1, Oxford United 3. Alexander MacDonald (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by George Baldock.

Attempt missed. Alexander MacDonald (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Hand ball by Chris Whelpdale (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. Fraser Franks (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Sam Slocombe.

Attempt saved. Tom Pett (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Chris Whelpdale.

Attempt saved. Danny Hylton (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Mark Hughes.

Attempt saved. Armand Gnanduillet (Stevenage) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ryan Taylor.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth16112325111435
2Oxford Utd1686227151230
3Portsmouth167722314928
4Accrington168442417728
5Northampton168442621528
6Mansfield167542213926
7Leyton Orient167542620626
8Carlisle167542928126
9Wycombe157442013725
10Wimbledon167452423125
11Morecambe167273129223
12Bristol Rovers157261918123
13Exeter166462123-222
14Notts County166462123-222
15Crawley166371924-521
16Barnet166282326-320
17Cambridge165562124-320
18Luton155462521419
19Hartlepool165291524-917
20Stevenage163581930-1114
21Newport163491526-1113
22York162681826-812
23Dag & Red151681729-129
24Yeovil1623111729-129
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