League Two
Oxford UtdOxford United1AccringtonAccrington Stanley2
Kayode Odejayi

Accrington retained their Football League status with a win that ended Oxford United's slim play-off hopes.

Kayode Odejayi struck to put Stanley ahead in the first half after James Gray's effort was saved by Ryan Clarke.

Gray eventually beat Clarke with his second-half strike on the angle to double the lead.

Ryan Williams pulled a goal back inside the box, but Oxford were unable to level and only Clarke's save from Will Hatfield kept the score down.

The U's, who have been settled in the play-offs for much of the campaign before losing six of their last eight matches, also went close through James Constable who missed out on a 107th goal that would have levelled the club record.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13HuntSubstituted forRoseat 77'minutes
  • 3Newey
  • 22WroeSubstituted forDaviesat 64'minutes
  • 4Raynes
  • 6WrightBooked at 72mins
  • 15Williams
  • 37RuffelsBooked at 79mins
  • 9Constable
  • 8Kitson
  • 11PotterSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Rigg
  • 16Whing
  • 17Rose
  • 18Davies
  • 21Crocombe
  • 34Bevans
  • 35O'Dowda

Accrington

  • 26Bettinelli
  • 16HuntBooked at 44mins
  • 23Buxton
  • 4Joyce
  • 5AldredBooked at 62mins
  • 6Winnard
  • 10Hatfield
  • 20WindassSubstituted forMurphyat 80'minutes
  • 17GraySubstituted forMcCartanat 85'minutes
  • 24Odejayi
  • 15Mingoia

Substitutes

  • 2Murphy
  • 3Liddle
  • 7McCartan
  • 9Webber
  • 11Naismith
  • 22Dawber
  • 25Atkinson
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
5,022

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home4
Away6
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oxford United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oxford United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Tom Aldred.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces James Gray.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

  7. Post update

    Adam Buxton (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Peter Murphy replaces Josh Windass.

  9. Booking

    Josh Ruffels (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Josh Ruffels (Oxford United).

  11. Post update

    Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Tom Newey (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Kayode Odejayi (Accrington Stanley).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Oxford United. Danny Rose replaces David Hunt.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Hand ball by Adam Buxton (Accrington Stanley).

  17. Post update

    David Hunt (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley).

  19. Booking

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Jake Wright (Oxford United).