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Oxford United 0-2 Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood boosted their promotion hopes with a comfortable win over play-off hopefuls Oxford.

The visitors took the lead as Antoni Sarcevic's cross found its way to David Ball, who tapped in at the far post.

Sarcevic then doubled the lead with a fierce 20-yard drive from a free-kick.

The visitors were rarely troubled, with David Connolly's saved shot on the turn the only real noteworthy attempt for the U's.

Oxford drop out of the top seven for the first time this season while Fleetwood close in on third-placed Chesterfield, who drew 1-1 with Newport.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 16WhingSubstituted forWroeat 45'minutes
  • 4Raynes
  • 6WrightBooked at 59mins
  • 15R Williams
  • 37Ruffels
  • 10SmalleySubstituted forConstableat 55'minutes
  • 24ConnollySubstituted forKitsonat 55'minutes
  • 18Davies

Substitutes

  • 7Rigg
  • 8Kitson
  • 9Constable
  • 17Rose
  • 21Crocombe
  • 22Wroe
  • 30Long

Fleetwood

  • 28Maxwell
  • 15McLaughlin
  • 20Taylor
  • 13Goodall
  • 5Roberts
  • 6Pond
  • 17BlairBooked at 75mins
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 36HumeBooked at 76minsSubstituted forEvansat 77'minutes
  • 23BallSubstituted forParkinat 84'minutes
  • 24Morris

Substitutes

  • 1Davies
  • 4Murdoch
  • 7Evans
  • 8Schumacher
  • 9Parkin
  • 16Cresswell
  • 25Jordan
Referee:
Brendan Malone
Attendance:
5,679

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 2.
Foul by Josh Ruffels (Oxford United).
Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Nicky Wroe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.
Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Michael Raynes.
Attempt missed. Josh Ruffels (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.
Jake Wright (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town).
Attempt saved. Dave Kitson (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jon Parkin replaces David Ball.
Attempt missed. Nicky Wroe (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Charlie Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Gareth Evans replaces Iain Hume.
Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Dave Kitson (Oxford United).

Booking

Iain Hume (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.
Andrew Whing (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Iain Hume (Fleetwood Town).

Booking

Matty Blair (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.
Jake Wright (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Matty Blair (Fleetwood Town).
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.
Attempt missed. Matty Blair (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Scott Davies (Oxford United).
Ryan Williams (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).
James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town).
Attempt blocked. Josh Morris (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Jake Wright (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Jake Wright (Oxford United).
Iain Hume (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt saved. Iain Hume (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).
Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Dave Kitson replaces David Connolly.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. James Constable replaces Dean Smalley.
Ryan Williams (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 2. Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).
Josh Morris (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ryan Williams (Oxford United).
Alan Goodall (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Nicky Wroe replaces Andrew Whing.

Half Time

First Half ends, Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 1.
Attempt missed. Dean Smalley (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Attempt saved. David Ball (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Foul by Scott Davies (Oxford United).
Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. Iain Hume (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Oxford United 0, Fleetwood Town 1. David Ball (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Antoni Sarcevic with a cross following a corner.
Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Andrew Whing.
Attempt blocked. Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Jake Wright.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rochdale41229102575
2Scunthorpe41191842575
3Chesterfield41191482671
4Fleetwood41208131368
5Burton4118149668
6Southend411614111362
7York41151511860
8Oxford Utd41151412659
9Plymouth40151015-155
10Dag & Red41131513-154
11Bury41121712553
12Mansfield41131414-953
13Cheltenham41121514-851
14Newport40121414-450
15Hartlepool41131018-149
16Accrington41121316-349
17Wimbledon41121316-649
18Morecambe41121217-1448
19Portsmouth41111515-1548
20Exeter41121118-647
21Bristol Rovers41111416-847
22Wycombe41111317-746
23Northampton41101318-2043
24Torquay419923-2436
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