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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

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Scunthorpe42191942576
2Rochdale42229112275
3Chesterfield42201482774
4Fleetwood42209131369
5Burton42181410568
6Southend421614121262
7Oxford Utd42161412862
8York42151611861
9Plymouth42161016-258
10Mansfield42141414-656
11Bury42121812554
12Dag & Red42131514-454
13Newport42131415-353
14Wimbledon42131316-552
15Cheltenham42121614-852
16Portsmouth42121515-1251
17Accrington42121416-350
18Hartlepool42131019-249
19Morecambe42121317-1449
20Exeter42121218-648
21Bristol Rovers42111417-947
22Wycombe42111318-946
23Northampton42111318-1946
24Torquay4210923-2339
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