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Oxford United 2-2 Exeter City

James Roberts
Oxford United's James Roberts has scored five times in his last eight appearances for the club

Exeter City missed a chance to move into the League Two play-off places as they conceded an injury-time equaliser in their away match at Oxford United.

Danny Hylton put the U's ahead with a 10-yard volley, but Arron Davies's powerful strike made it 1-1.

Exeter thought they had won it when Alex Nicholls scored with a close-range looping header in the 87th minute.

But James Roberts rescued a point for United when he curled a left-footed shot which went in off the post.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 22Long
  • 5Mullins
  • 6Wright
  • 2Meades
  • 7Rose
  • 24Ashby
  • 14RuffelsSubstituted forBurnsat 90'minutes
  • 15O'DowdaSubstituted forRobertsat 66'minutes
  • 10Hylton
  • 9Hoban

Substitutes

  • 16Whing
  • 21Crocombe
  • 26Burns
  • 30Humphreys
  • 31Roberts
  • 33Dunkley
  • 36Campbell

Exeter

  • 21Hamon
  • 4BennettSubstituted forRibeiroat 21'minutes
  • 8Oakley
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 3Woodman
  • 7Sercombe
  • 19NobleBooked at 44minsSubstituted forButterfieldat 82'minutes
  • 11Davies
  • 23Nicholls
  • 20Nichols
  • 31CumminsSubstituted forWheelerat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 10Keohane
  • 22Wheeler
  • 26Tillson
  • 27Jay
  • 30Pym
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
6,791

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home6
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 2, Exeter City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 2, Exeter City 2.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 2, Exeter City 2. James Roberts (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Danny Hylton.

Hand ball by Josh Ashby (Oxford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Wes Burns replaces Josh Ruffels.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 1, Exeter City 2. Alex Nicholls (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal following a corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Ryan Clarke.

Attempt saved. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Matt Oakley.

Foul by Sam Long (Oxford United).

Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Danny Butterfield replaces David Noble because of an injury.

Danny Hylton (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David Noble (Exeter City).

Foul by Pat Hoban (Oxford United).

David Noble (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonathan Meades (Oxford United).

Tom Nichols (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Josh Ruffels (Oxford United).

David Noble (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. David Wheeler replaces Graham Cummins.

Attempt missed. Josh Ruffels (Oxford United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Craig Woodman.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. James Roberts replaces Callum O'Dowda.

Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Jake Wright.

Foul by Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United).

David Noble (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Josh Ruffels.

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

Second Half

Second Half begins Oxford United 1, Exeter City 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Oxford United 1, Exeter City 1.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Arron Davies.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Matt Oakley.

Booking

David Noble (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card.

Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Noble (Exeter City).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe271410340211952
2Shrewsbury27156639182151
3Burton27156637261151
4Luton26138530181247
5Southend2713862923647
6Newport2713773632446
7Bury2612593832641
8Stevenage27125103935441
9Exeter2811893839-141
10Plymouth27117930191140
11Morecambe27107102725237
12Wimbledon26106103737036
13Cambridge251051039291035
14Northampton27104134038234
15Accrington25103123542-733
16Oxford Utd2779113036-630
17Cheltenham2779112437-1330
18Portsmouth2678112833-529
19York2751392732-528
20Mansfield2677122133-1228
21Tranmere2669112731-427
22Carlisle2783163349-1627
23Dag & Red2675142637-1126
24Hartlepool2746171947-2818
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