League Two
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Oxford United 2-0 Northampton Town

James Constable

Goals from James Constable and Danny Rose earned Oxford victory against Northampton and moved them up to third in League Two.

It was the visitors who had the first chance of the game when Kevin Amankwaah steered just wide with his right foot.

Constable put the hosts in front with a low drilled effort and moments later he was clipped in the box which allowed Rose to convert the resulting penalty.

Constable almost got a second but his side-footed effort drifted wide.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 19Mullins
  • 4Raynes
  • 6Wright
  • 17RoseBooked at 79mins
  • 16Whing
  • 9Constable
  • 8Kitson
  • 7RiggSubstituted forR Williamsat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Smalley
  • 14Hall
  • 15R Williams
  • 18Davies
  • 21Crocombe
  • 34Bevans
  • 37Ruffles

Northampton

  • 1Duke
  • 2Amankwaah
  • 6CollinsBooked at 34minsSubstituted forToneyat 45'minutes
  • 12TozerBooked at 89mins
  • 27Kouo-Doumbe
  • 18Reid
  • 29Dallas
  • 17Deegan
  • 10O'DonovanSubstituted forHooperat 68'minutes
  • 4CarterBooked at 65mins
  • 8MorrisSubstituted forEmertonat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Demontagnac
  • 16Hooper
  • 19Emerton
  • 21McNamara
  • 22Dias
  • 24Toney
  • 26Harriott
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
6,177

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamNorthampton
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home8
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 2, Northampton Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 2, Northampton Town 0.

Attempt missed. Kevin Amankwaah (Northampton Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Danny Emerton (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Ben Tozer (Northampton Town) is shown the yellow card.

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Tozer (Northampton Town).

Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).

Matthias Kouo-Doumbe (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Ivan Toney (Northampton Town).

Attempt missed. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Foul by Danny Emerton (Northampton Town).

Booking

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

Foul by Danny Rose (Oxford United).

Gary Deegan (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Ryan Williams replaces Sean Rigg.

Attempt blocked. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Danny Emerton replaces Ian Morris.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

Foul by Sean Rigg (Oxford United).

Kevin Amankwaah (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. JJ Hooper replaces Roy O'Donovan.

Booking

Darren Carter (Northampton Town) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Darren Carter (Northampton Town).

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darren Carter (Northampton Town).

Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Reid (Northampton Town).

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Tom Newey.

Matthias Kouo-Doumbe (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).

Danny Rose (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Northampton Town).

Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).

Kevin Amankwaah (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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