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Dag & Red0Oxford Utd1

Dagenham & Redbridge 0-1 Oxford United

Kemar Roofe scored a late winner as Oxford United moved two points behind League Two leaders Plymouth with victory over Dagenham and Redbridge.

Midfielder Roofe, reportedly being monitored by Newcastle, scored a stunning 25-yard free-kick for his 11th goal of the season.

Daggers went close through captain Joss Labadie, whose half-volley from the edge of the box was palmed over.

Oxford remain second in the table behind Plymouth, who lost to Exeter.

Dagenham & Redbridge coach Darren Currie told BBC Radio London:

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Currie on Dagenham v Oxford

"Great performance, that type of performance will get us out of the situation we're in there's no doubt about that.

"Very very pleased with the performance, obviously the result is disappointing.

"We've had opportunities to score today there's no doubt about that, and maybe if we'd have got one, the way we were playing we might have gone on and won the game but we didn't take our chances."

Line-ups

Dag & Red

  • 1O'Brien
  • 2Passley
  • 5NosworthyBooked at 84mins
  • 6Dikamona
  • 33Widdowson
  • 10ChambersSubstituted forMulraneyat 74'minutes
  • 4LabadieBooked at 90mins
  • 26Dunne
  • 23HemmingsSubstituted forJonesat 88'minutes
  • 7CuretonSubstituted forMcClureat 86'minutes
  • 15Vassell

Substitutes

  • 9McClure
  • 17Jones
  • 18Raymond
  • 22Mulraney
  • 25Ferdinand
  • 29Obileye
  • 30Cousins

Oxford Utd

  • 13Buchel
  • 2Baldock
  • 5Mullins
  • 33Dunkley
  • 3Skarz
  • 11MacDonaldSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 83'minutes
  • 8Sercombe
  • 18Lundstram
  • 4Roofe
  • 20Taylor
  • 10HyltonBooked at 59minsSubstituted forHobanat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Slocombe
  • 7Rose
  • 9Hoban
  • 14Ruffels
  • 15O'Dowda
  • 22Long
  • 27George
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
1,980

Match Stats

Home TeamDag & RedAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home15
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 0, Oxford United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dagenham and Redbridge 0, Oxford United 1.

Booking

Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

John Lundstram (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Hand ball by Matt McClure (Dagenham and Redbridge).

John Mullins (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Jodi Jones replaces Ashley Hemmings.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Matt McClure replaces Jamie Cureton.

Goal!

Goal! Dagenham and Redbridge 0, Oxford United 1. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

Nyron Nosworthy (Dagenham and Redbridge) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Nyron Nosworthy (Dagenham and Redbridge).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Pat Hoban replaces Danny Hylton.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Alexander MacDonald.

Attempt missed. Ashley Hemmings (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Alexander MacDonald (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

Attempt saved. James Dunne (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Joe Skarz (Oxford United).

Jake Mulraney (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Jake Mulraney replaces Ashley Chambers.

Attempt saved. Jamie Cureton (Dagenham and Redbridge) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Dagenham and Redbridge. Conceded by John Mullins.

Foul by John Lundstram (Oxford United).

Joss Labadie (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt saved. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Danny Hylton (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

Danny Hylton (Oxford United) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Attempt missed. James Dunne (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. John Lundstram (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by James Dunne.

Attempt saved. Jamie Cureton (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Ryan Taylor (Oxford United).

Clévid Dikamona (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by James Dunne (Dagenham and Redbridge).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth18122428141438
2Oxford Utd18106229151436
3Northampton1810442922734
4Accrington189542921832
5Portsmouth187922516930
6Mansfield1885525151029
7Leyton Orient188553025529
8Wimbledon187652524127
9Carlisle187653132-127
10Luton187562921826
11Wycombe167542114726
12Bristol Rovers178272220226
13Exeter187562526-126
14Crawley187472327-425
15Morecambe177373129224
16Notts County176472225-322
17Barnet186392328-521
18Cambridge185582328-520
19Hartlepool1862101928-920
20Stevenage183782132-1116
21Newport183691728-1115
22York1826102131-1012
23Yeovil1825111931-1211
24Dag & Red1716101732-159
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