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Notts County 2-4 Oxford United

Oxford's players celebrate Kemar Roofe goal, which sealed a 4-2 win over Notts County
Oxford's players celebrate Kemar Roofe's goal, which sealed a victory and ensured Oxford stayed third in League Two

Callum O'Dowda and Kemar Roofe both scored in the 90th minute as promotion-chasing Oxford United earned a comeback win at managerless Notts County.

Liam Sercombe's penalty, after a Roy Carroll foul, put the visitors ahead.

Notts, who this week parted company with Ricardo Moniz, levelled through Jon Stead's header and led when Curis Thompson fired in.

But Alex MacDonald's strike made it 2-2 and O'Dowda and Roofe earned a victory with two glorious long-range shots.

Oxford remain third in League Two while Notts drop to 17th place, but are still closer to the play-offs than the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 1CarrollBooked at 45mins
  • 18HewittBooked at 2mins
  • 29Atkinson
  • 6Hollis
  • 12Milsom
  • 24Campbell
  • 4SmithBooked at 32minsSubstituted forThompsonat 59'minutes
  • 33Opoku Aborah
  • 26BurkeSubstituted forMurrayat 58'minutes
  • 30Stead
  • 39McLeodSubstituted forSpencerat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Spencer
  • 10Murray
  • 13Loach
  • 15Thompson
  • 17Sharpe
  • 23Valencic
  • 31Audel

Oxford Utd

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Baldock
  • 5Mullins
  • 6Wright
  • 3Skarz
  • 11MacDonald
  • 8Sercombe
  • 18Lundstram
  • 28MaguireSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 73'minutes
  • 4Roofe
  • 20TaylorSubstituted forHobanat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Hoban
  • 10Hylton
  • 13Buchel
  • 14Ruffels
  • 15O'Dowda
  • 33Dunkley
  • 36J Evans
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
5,877

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home10
Away31
Shots on Target
Home4
Away14
Corners
Home2
Away14
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 2, Oxford United 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 2, Oxford United 4.

Foul by Kemar Roofe (Oxford United).

Haydn Hollis (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. James Spencer (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 2, Oxford United 4. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Pat Hoban.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 2, Oxford United 3. Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

Attempt blocked. John Mullins (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Robert Milsom.

Pat Hoban (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stanley Aborah (Notts County).

Foul by Pat Hoban (Oxford United).

Elliott Hewitt (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. James Spencer (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Liam Sercombe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jon Stead (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. James Spencer replaces Izale McLeod.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 2, Oxford United 2. Alexander MacDonald (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Pat Hoban.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Wesley Atkinson.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 2, Oxford United 1. Curtis Thompson (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jon Stead.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Chris Maguire.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Pat Hoban replaces Ryan Taylor.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by John Lundstram.

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

Foul by Jake Wright (Oxford United).

Izale McLeod (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Wesley Atkinson (Notts County).

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

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

Attempt missed. Izale McLeod (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Ryan Taylor (Oxford United).

Haydn Hollis (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 1, Oxford United 1. Jon Stead (Notts County) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Stanley Aborah.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth25164538201852
2Northampton24154542281449
3Oxford Utd25139340211948
4Portsmouth251111344222244
5Bristol Rovers25134836251143
6Wycombe2411763224840
7Accrington22116538261239
8Leyton Orient2591064035537
9Carlisle2310764239337
10Wimbledon259973531436
11Cambridge2510693938136
12Mansfield249873324935
13Morecambe2394104241131
14Crawley2594123244-1231
15Luton2586113838030
16Exeter2486103137-630
17Notts County2486103744-730
18Barnet2584133544-928
19Stevenage2569103445-1127
20Newport2448122739-1220
21Hartlepool2162132035-1520
22Dag & Red2547142645-1919
23Yeovil2538142338-1517
24York2437142647-2116
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