League Two
Exeter0Oxford Utd0

Exeter City 0-0 Oxford United

Oxford's Danny Rose and Exeter's Arron Davies

Managerless Oxford United started life without Chris Wilder with a mundane goalless draw against Exeter City, which kept them in the play-off places.

Exeter made an energetic start and hit the bar via Aaron Davies' 25-yard shot.

The U's, with assistant Mickey Lewis in charge, got themselves back in the game but Polish goalkeeper Artur Krysiak denied Deane Smalley an opener.

The Grecians dominated after the break but lacked conviction up front as Davies and Matt Grimes missed chances.

The result ended Exeter's run of three straight defeats, but Paul Tisdale's side are still awaiting their first win of the year.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Krysiak
  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 35GillSubstituted forGrimesat 58'minutes
  • 5BaldwinSubstituted forGowat 73'minutes
  • 6Coles
  • 7Sercombe
  • 4Bennett
  • 20Nichols
  • 22Keohane
  • 11Davies

Substitutes

  • 8Oakley
  • 10Gow
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 25Parkin
  • 27Jay
  • 29Grimes
  • 30Pym

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 17Rose
  • 4RaynesSubstituted forBevansat 45'minutes
  • 19Mullins
  • 22Wroe
  • 37Ruffles
  • 9Constable
  • 10SmalleyBooked at 81mins
  • 7RiggSubstituted forDaviesat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 18Davies
  • 20Marsh
  • 23Henly
  • 30Long
  • 32Lynn
  • 34Bevans
  • 35O'Dowda
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
2,798

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 0, Oxford United 0.

Full Time

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

Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Scott Davies replaces Sean Rigg.

Jimmy Keohane (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by John Mullins.

Attempt missed. Alan Gow (Exeter City) right footed shot from long range on the right is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by John Mullins.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Ryan Clarke.

Attempt saved. Arron Davies (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Dean Smalley (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

Jimmy Keohane (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dean Smalley (Oxford United).

Attempt missed. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Dean Smalley (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by John Mullins.

Attempt blocked. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Mullins (Oxford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Alan Gow replaces Pat Baldwin.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by John Mullins.

Attempt saved. Sean Rigg (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean Rigg (Oxford United).

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

Foul by Matt Grimes (Exeter City).

Sean Rigg (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Nicky Wroe (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Arron Davies (Exeter City).

Tom Newey (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Matt Grimes replaces Matthew Gill because of an injury.

Attempt saved. David Hunt (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Foul by Daniel Coles (Exeter City).

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

Pat Baldwin (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dean Smalley (Oxford United).

Second Half

Second Half begins Exeter City 0, Oxford United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Matt Bevans replaces Michael Raynes because of an injury.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield28149544251951
2Scunthorpe281311441271450
3Fleetwood27153944311348
4Rochdale27145843331047
5Oxford Utd271210536211546
6Southend27137735231246
7Burton2713773127446
8Newport2510873530538
9Wimbledon28108103131038
10Morecambe28108103337-438
11Dag & Red2899103636036
12Plymouth2798102430-635
13Cheltenham2781093438-434
14Hartlepool2897123035-534
15Exeter2796123236-433
16York29711113236-432
17Accrington2788113238-632
18Portsmouth28711103341-832
19Mansfield28710112938-931
20Bristol Rovers2779112528-330
21Wycombe2778123237-529
22Bury26610103034-428
23Torquay2768132741-1426
24Northampton2657142036-1622
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