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Oxford United 1-2 Millwall

Steve Morison scored with a brilliant 25-yard volley as Millwall came from behind to beat Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium.

Liam Sercombe gave Oxford the lead on 31 minutes with a simple tap-in at the far post after Marvin Johnson brushed off Byron Webster's unconvincing challenge and squared to him behind the Lions' defence.

But just five minutes later, when there seemed little on, Morison connected beautifully on the volley from distance for his sixth League One goal of the season.

Oxford top scorer Chris Maguire went close with a free-kick when he tried to catch out goalkeeper Jordan Archer at his near post, firing the effort into the side-netting.

And, from a left-wing cross by Maguire, striker Dan Crowley saw his shot on the turn from eight yards deflect just wide.

However, five minutes into the second half, Oxford's defence failed to deal with Mahlon Romeo's run and pull-back, and Aiden O'Brien fired home from 12 yards for what proved to be the winner.

John Lundstram headed wide at a corner, a Tyler Roberts effort deflected onto the bar, and in stoppage time Curtis Nelson headed straight at Archer as Millwall held on.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Eastwood
  • 3SkarzBooked at 26minsSubstituted forHemmingsat 86'minutes
  • 33Dunkley
  • 16EdwardsBooked at 52minsSubstituted forRobertsat 63'minutes
  • 5Nelson
  • 18RothwellBooked at 65mins
  • 7Crowley
  • 28Johnson
  • 8Sercombe
  • 4Lundstram
  • 10MaguireBooked at 68mins

Substitutes

  • 11MacDonald
  • 13Buchel
  • 14Ruffels
  • 15Hemmings
  • 20Taylor
  • 21Roberts
  • 25Raglan

Millwall

  • 1Archer
  • 12RomeoBooked at 9mins
  • 5Craig
  • 17Webster
  • 18FergusonBooked at 67mins
  • 10Onyedinma
  • 6Williams
  • 8ThompsonBooked at 23minsSubstituted forAbdouat 90'minutes
  • 22O'BrienSubstituted forMartinat 66'minutes
  • 20MorisonBooked at 90mins
  • 9GregorySubstituted forButcherat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Martin
  • 4Hutchinson
  • 7Worrall
  • 16Butcher
  • 26Abdou
  • 30Smith
  • 31King
Referee:
Roger East
Attendance:
7,944

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamMillwall
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home22
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 1, Millwall 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 1, Millwall 2.

Foul by Curtis Nelson (Oxford United).

Fred Onyedinma (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tyler Roberts (Oxford United).

Fred Onyedinma (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Curtis Nelson (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Steve Morison (Millwall) is shown the yellow card.

Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fred Onyedinma (Millwall).

Curtis Nelson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fred Onyedinma (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Nadjim Abdou replaces Ben Thompson.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Kane Hemmings replaces Joe Skarz.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Tony Craig.

Attempt missed. Ben Thompson (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Chris Maguire (Oxford United).

Ben Thompson (Millwall) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Tyler Roberts (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Callum Butcher replaces Lee Gregory.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Tony Craig.

Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from very close range.

Attempt blocked. Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

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

Booking

Chris Maguire (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chris Maguire (Oxford United).

Fred Onyedinma (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Tony Craig.

Booking

Shane Ferguson (Millwall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Chris Maguire (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shane Ferguson (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Joe Martin replaces Aiden O'Brien.

Booking

Joe Rothwell (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Tyler Roberts (Oxford United).

Tony Craig (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Fred Onyedinma (Millwall) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Jordan Archer.

Attempt saved. Daniel Crowley (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Tyler Roberts replaces Philip Edwards.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe16104236162034
2Bolton169432011931
3Bradford167812214829
4Sheff Utd158432618828
5Northampton166642723424
6Rochdale167361918124
7Peterborough166552619723
8Bristol Rovers156542422223
9Wimbledon166552321223
10Fleetwood156452219322
11Port Vale166462024-422
12Walsall155642021-121
13Millwall156362527-221
14Charlton154831814420
15Bury166282425-120
16Southend165561825-720
17Oxford Utd165471820-219
18Gillingham164572229-717
19Coventry153751317-416
20MK Dons164482025-516
21Swindon164481623-716
22Oldham16367918-915
23Chesterfield153391622-612
24Shrewsbury162591629-1311
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