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Oxford United 3-1 Notts County

Kemar Roofe puts Oxford 2-1 ahead against Notts County
Roy Carroll was unable to stop Kemar Roofe giving Oxford the lead in the second half

Callum O'Dowda came off the bench to help Oxford United come from behind against Notts County and claim a first league win of the season.

Thierry Audel's header from Graham Burke's free-kick put County ahead.

First-half substitute O'Dowda drove home Liam Sercombe's centre for the equaliser, before laying on a cross for Kemar Roofe to score after the break.

Roy Carroll saved an Alex MacDonald penalty before Danny Hylton rounded off victory with 12 minutes remaining.

Oxford boss Michael Appleton told BBC Radio Oxford:

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Appleton 'delighted' with comeback

"There were a few players disappointed with themselves at half-time after we went behind.

"But, to come back from a goal behind and put a performance on like they did in the second half, I'm absolutely delighted."

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Baldock
  • 5Mullins
  • 6Wright
  • 3Skarz
  • 4RoofeSubstituted forLundstramat 85'minutes
  • 8Sercombe
  • 7Rose
  • 11MacDonald
  • 10HyltonBooked at 79minsSubstituted forTaylorat 80'minutes
  • 9HobanSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 32'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Ruffels
  • 15O'Dowda
  • 18Lundstram
  • 20Taylor
  • 21Crowcombe
  • 22Long
  • 33Dunkley

Notts County

  • 1Carroll
  • 28Swerts
  • 5BennettBooked at 43minsSubstituted forHewittat 81'minutes
  • 31Audel
  • 3Adams
  • 33Opoku Aborah
  • 16Noble
  • 26BurkeSubstituted forSnijdersat 76'minutes
  • 30Stead
  • 24CampbellBooked at 56minsSubstituted forValencicat 68'minutes
  • 27JennerBooked at 4mins

Substitutes

  • 6Hollis
  • 11Snijders
  • 13Loach
  • 17Sharpe
  • 18Hewitt
  • 23Valencic
  • 29Atkinson
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
5,774

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home16
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 3, Notts County 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 3, Notts County 1.

Attempt saved. Alexander MacDonald (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Liam Sercombe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by John Lundstram (Oxford United).

Filip Valencic (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Julian Jenner.

Foul by Ryan Taylor (Oxford United).

Blair Adams (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. John Lundstram replaces Kemar Roofe.

Attempt missed. Julian Jenner (Notts County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by John Mullins.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Elliott Hewitt replaces Scott Bennett.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Ryan Taylor replaces Danny Hylton.

Booking

Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 3, Notts County 1. Danny Hylton (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Gill Swerts.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Genaro Snijders replaces Graham Burke.

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

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

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by George Baldock.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Blair Adams.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Thierry Audel.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Callum O'Dowda.

Attempt blocked. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

Liam Noble (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Filip Valencic replaces Adam Campbell.

Attempt missed. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Danny Hylton (Oxford United).

Thierry Audel (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Sam Slocombe.

Attempt saved. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

Attempt saved. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) header from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

Penalty saved! Alexander MacDonald (Oxford United) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty Oxford United. Danny Hylton draws a foul in the penalty area.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient33008179
2Wycombe33006069
3Hartlepool33005149
4Cambridge32109547
5Portsmouth32105147
6Plymouth32017346
7Northampton32014226
8Bristol Rovers32012116
9Exeter320156-16
10Oxford Utd31206425
11Mansfield31113214
12Accrington31112204
13Wimbledon310235-23
14Notts County310235-23
15Barnet310224-23
16Morecambe310213-23
17York310225-33
18Luton302134-12
19Crawley302123-12
20Carlisle302169-32
21Newport301226-41
22Stevenage301227-51
23Yeovil300325-30
24Dag & Red300328-60
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