League Two
York0Oxford Utd0

York City 0-0 Oxford United

A game of few chances saw Oxford United remain in second place in League Two after a scrappy draw at York City.

Josh Carson went close for the hosts, seeing his left-footed volley flash across the face of goal and drift wide.

A David Hunt free kick found Dave Kitson at the far post but York keeper Aaron McCarey reacted to tip the effort over the bar.

Moments later Kitson played in James Constable, who fired straight at McCarey as York held on.

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

"We've done everything I think except finish it off. The appetite for the game was there, the quality was there, they competed very well all over the park. We had chances and we didn't manage to get it in the net.

"But again we're on the right lines. There were so many good things happening there was just a little bit that isn't happening for us at the moment but I just said to them we've got to keep plugging away and were not far away.

"We've had two away games with the top four in the league and we've held them all. It's about keep doing what we're doing and try and finish them off."

Line-ups

York

  • 32McCarey
  • 30O'Neill
  • 3DaviesBooked at 72mins
  • 14MontroseBooked at 67mins
  • 15LoweBooked at 45mins
  • 5McGurk
  • 12Carson
  • 18Platt
  • 11JarvisSubstituted forChambersat 82'minutes
  • 9Fletcher
  • 27BrobbelSubstituted forCoulsonat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 7Coulson
  • 8Clay
  • 10Chambers
  • 16Fyfield
  • 24Ingham
  • 28Puri

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 14Hall
  • 19Mullins
  • 6WrightBooked at 89mins
  • 15R WilliamsSubstituted forSmalleyat 77'minutes
  • 17Rose
  • 9Constable
  • 8Kitson
  • 37RufflesSubstituted forRiggat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Raynes
  • 7Rigg
  • 10Smalley
  • 18Davies
  • 20Marsh
  • 21Crocombe
  • 30Long
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
3,526

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, York City 0, Oxford United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 0, Oxford United 0.
Attempt blocked. Ashley Chambers (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Jake Wright (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.
Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Dangerous play by Jake Wright (Oxford United).
Hand ball by Sean Rigg (Oxford United).
Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).
Dean Smalley (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).
Danny Rose (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ashley Chambers replaces Ryan Jarvis.
Corner, York City. Conceded by John Mullins.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Dean Smalley replaces Ryan Williams.

Booking

Ben Davies (York City) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Ben Davies (York City).
Ryan Williams (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Asa Hall (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Asa Hall (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Josh Carson.
Foul by Luke O'Neill (York City).
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Lewis Montrose (York City) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).
Danny Rose (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt saved. Dave Kitson (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Lewis Montrose (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).
Attempt saved. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Attempt saved. Ryan Jarvis (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Michael Coulson replaces Ryan Brobbel.
Ben Davies (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Sean Rigg replaces Josh Ruffles.
Attempt saved. Danny Rose (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Foul by Keith Lowe (York City).
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Josh Carson (York City).
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins York City 0, Oxford United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, York City 0, Oxford United 0.

Booking

Keith Lowe (York City) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Keith Lowe (York City).
James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
David McGurk (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).
Foul by Ryan Brobbel (York City).
Ryan Williams (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Asa Hall (Oxford United).
Attempt blocked. Lewis Montrose (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Tom Newey.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Danny Rose.
Attempt missed. Josh Carson (York City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Tom Newey.
Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).
Dave Kitson (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chesterfield2111641439
2Oxford Utd2110831638
3Scunthorpe211074737
4Fleetwood211128735
5Burton211056335
6Newport20974834
7Southend211047734
8Rochdale211047234
9Morecambe22958-332
10Dag & Red21867330
11Cheltenham22796-230
12Exeter21858-229
13Wycombe21768127
14Hartlepool21768127
15Wimbledon20767-127
16Plymouth21759-626
17Accrington216510-623
18Bristol Rovers21579-322
19Mansfield21579-622
20Portsmouth21579-922
21York21498-421
22Torquay215610-1121
23Bury21489-420
24Northampton214611-1218
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