League Two
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Plymouth Argyle 0-2 Oxford United

Dave Kitson and James Constable helped Oxford move back into the League Two play-off places as they beat Plymouth.

Kitson volleyed Oxford ahead from close range while Argyle's task was made more difficult by the 49th-minute dismissal of French defender Maxine Blanchard.

Constable smashed in an unstoppable second from 20 yards while Oxford's Nicky Wroe also hit the bar.

Plymouth's Curtis Nelson's header was tipped onto the bar by keeper Ryan Clarke as Oxford held out for victory.

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 1Cole
  • 27Gurrieri
  • 19N ThomasSubstituted forBerryat 70'minutes
  • 17Nelson
  • 16Trotman
  • 4BlanchardBooked at 50mins
  • 6Hourihane
  • 15WottonSubstituted forBlizzardat 59'minutes
  • 7Alessandra
  • 9Reid
  • 18HarveySubstituted forShowunmiat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Berry
  • 8Boco
  • 10Morgan
  • 11Blizzard
  • 20Banton
  • 29Showunmi
  • 32Dawson

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 13Hunt
  • 3Newey
  • 22Wroe
  • 4Raynes
  • 6Wright
  • 15R Williams
  • 37Ruffels
  • 8KitsonSubstituted forWhingat 82'minutes
  • 9ConstableSubstituted forDaviesat 89'minutes
  • 35O'DowdaSubstituted forPotterat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Potter
  • 16Whing
  • 17Rose
  • 18Davies
  • 21Crocombe
  • 24Connolly
  • 34Bevans
Referee:
Mick Russell
Attendance:
8,161

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home9
Away15
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 0, Oxford United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 0, Oxford United 2.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Durrell Berry.

Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Wroe (Oxford United).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Scott Davies replaces James Constable.

Attempt saved. Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Alfie Potter (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Foul by Enoch Showunmi (Plymouth Argyle).

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Andrew Whing replaces Dave Kitson.

Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).

Neal Trotman (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Alfie Potter replaces Callum O'Dowda.

Attempt missed. Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Durrell Berry replaces Nathan Thomas.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Ryan Clarke.

Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle).

Goal!

Goal! Plymouth Argyle 0, Oxford United 2. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Callum O'Dowda.

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

Foul by Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Enoch Showunmi replaces Tyler Harvey.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Dominic Blizzard replaces Paul Wotton.

Foul by Ryan Williams (Oxford United).

Nathan Thomas (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Dave Kitson.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Ryan Clarke.

Attempt saved. Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United).

Andres Gurrieri (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Nicky Wroe (Oxford United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

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

Foul by Conor Hourihane (Plymouth Argyle).

Attempt missed. Michael Raynes (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe421919464392576
2Rochdale422291164422275
3Chesterfield422014865382774
4Fleetwood422091361481369
5Burton421814104338568
6Southend4216141250381262
7Oxford Utd421614125143862
8York421516114739861
9Plymouth421610164648-258
10Mansfield421414144652-656
11Bury421218125146554
12Dag & Red421315144953-454
13Newport421314155154-353
14Wimbledon421313164348-552
15Cheltenham421216144856-852
16Portsmouth421215154557-1251
17Accrington421214164851-350
18Hartlepool421310194749-249
19Morecambe421213174761-1449
20Exeter421212184854-648
21Bristol Rovers421114173847-947
22Wycombe421113184150-946
23Northampton421113183554-1946
24Torquay42109233760-2339
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