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Oxford United 0-2 Fleetwood Town

Antoni Sarcevi

Fleetwood boosted their promotion hopes with a comfortable win over play-off hopefuls Oxford.

The visitors took the lead as Antoni Sarcevic's cross found its way to David Ball, who tapped in at the far post.

Sarcevic then doubled the lead with a fierce 20-yard drive from a free-kick.

The visitors were rarely troubled, with David Connolly's saved shot on the turn the only real noteworthy attempt for the U's.

Oxford drop out of the top seven for the first time this season while Fleetwood close in on third-placed Chesterfield, who drew 1-1 with Newport.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 16WhingSubstituted forWroeat 45'minutes
  • 4Raynes
  • 6WrightBooked at 59mins
  • 15Williams
  • 37Ruffels
  • 10SmalleySubstituted forConstableat 55'minutes
  • 24ConnollySubstituted forKitsonat 55'minutes
  • 18Davies

Substitutes

  • 7Rigg
  • 8Kitson
  • 9Constable
  • 17Rose
  • 21Crocombe
  • 22Wroe
  • 30Long

Fleetwood

  • 28Maxwell
  • 15McLaughlin
  • 20Taylor
  • 13Goodall
  • 5Roberts
  • 6Pond
  • 17BlairBooked at 75mins
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 36HumeBooked at 76minsSubstituted forEvansat 77'minutes
  • 23BallSubstituted forParkinat 84'minutes
  • 24Morris

Substitutes

  • 1Davies
  • 4Murdoch
  • 7Evans
  • 8Schumacher
  • 9Parkin
  • 16Cresswell
  • 25Jordan
Referee:
Brendan Malone
Attendance:
5,679

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Josh Ruffels (Oxford United).

  4. Post update

    Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nicky Wroe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Josh Ruffels (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

  10. Post update

    Jake Wright (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town).

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dave Kitson (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jon Parkin replaces David Ball.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Charlie Taylor.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Gareth Evans replaces Iain Hume.

  17. Post update

    Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

  19. Booking

    Iain Hume (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

    Andrew Whing (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rochdale412291064392575
2Scunthorpe411918462372575
3Chesterfield411914863372671
4Fleetwood412081359461368
5Burton41181494337668
6Southend4116141150371362
7York411515114638860
8Oxford Utd411514124943659
9Plymouth401510154445-155
10Dag & Red411315134849-154
11Bury411217124944553
12Mansfield411314144352-953
13Cheltenham411215144755-851
14Newport401214144852-450
15Hartlepool411310184647-149
16Accrington411213164750-349
17Wimbledon411213164248-649
18Morecambe411212174559-1448
19Portsmouth411115154156-1548
20Exeter411211184753-647
21Bristol Rovers411114163745-847
22Wycombe411113174148-746
23Northampton411013183454-2043
24Torquay4199233559-2436
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