League Two
Oxford Utd3Morecambe0

Oxford United 3-0 Morecambe

Sean Rigg

League Two leaders Oxford United stayed top with three first-half goals sealing a comfortable victory over Morecambe.

James Constable opened the scoring by diverting the ball into the net after Michael Raynes' header was saved.

Sean Rigg doubled their lead with a far-post finish before Ryan Williams made it 3-0 with a fine chip from inside the box.

Asa Hall also hit the bar in a rampant first-half, while Jack Sampson's shot later struck the post for Morecambe.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 14Hall
  • 19Mullins
  • 4Raynes
  • 15R WilliamsSubstituted forDaviesat 85'minutes
  • 17Rose
  • 9ConstableBooked at 45mins
  • 8KitsonSubstituted forMarshat 89'minutes
  • 7RiggSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 18Davies
  • 20Marsh
  • 21Crocombe
  • 30Long
  • 34Bevans
  • 35O'Dowda
  • 37Ruffles

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 8WrightBooked at 85mins
  • 6Diagne
  • 16Drummond
  • 22ParrishSubstituted forMcCreadyat 90+5'minutes
  • 5Hughes
  • 10Williams
  • 17FlemingBooked at 82mins
  • 11EllisonSubstituted forRedshawat 78'minutes
  • 9SampsonSubstituted forMarshallat 62'minutes
  • 27Amond

Substitutes

  • 3Threlfall
  • 4Kenyon
  • 7Redshaw
  • 14Marshall
  • 15McCready
  • 20Mwasile
  • 25Arestidou
Referee:
Garry Sutton
Attendance:
4,871

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 3, Morecambe 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 3, Morecambe 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Chris McCready replaces Andy Parrish.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Andrew Wright.

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

Foul by Tony Diagne (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Tyrone Marsh replaces Dave Kitson.

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

Foul by Mark Hughes (Morecambe).

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Danny Rose.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Scott Davies replaces Ryan Williams.

Booking

Andrew Wright (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Andrew Wright (Morecambe).

Booking

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tony Diagne (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Redshaw replaces Kevin Ellison.

James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Andy Parrish (Morecambe).

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Marcus Marshall (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Sean Rigg because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Sean Rigg (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Marcus Marshall replaces Jack Sampson.

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

Foul by Tony Diagne (Morecambe).

Foul by Tom Newey (Oxford United).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jack Sampson (Morecambe) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt saved. Mark Hughes (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Andrew Wright (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ryan Williams (Morecambe) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by John Mullins (Oxford United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Oxford Utd179531532
2Chesterfield179531132
3Rochdale171025732
4Fleetwood1710161031
5Southend17926729
6Newport17764527
7Burton17836127
8Scunthorpe17764-127
9Dag & Red17755326
10Wimbledon17746225
11Morecambe17746-225
12Hartlepool17737224
13Exeter17737-124
14Plymouth17647-422
15Wycombe16637021
16Mansfield17566-321
17Cheltenham17566-521
18Portsmouth16556-420
19York17458-417
20Accrington17458-717
21Bury17368-415
22Bristol Rovers17368-715
23Torquay17359-1114
24Northampton173410-1013
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