Match ends, Port Vale 2, Oxford United 0.
Port Vale made light of their League Two position as they reached the FA Cup second round with victory against League One side Oxford United.
Neil Aspin's team are 22nd in the fourth tier but, buoyed by a run of three wins from their past four league games, put in a dominant performance.
Gavin Gunning opened the scoring with an early header before Tom Pope doubled the advantage eight minutes after the restart.
League One side Oxford, who reached the fifth round last season, failed to register a shot on target as Vale booked their place in Monday's draw.
Vale made their seventh goalkeeping change of the season, bringing in youngster Ryan Boot in place of on-loan Dimi Evtimov.
- 10WorrallSubstituted forForresterat 78'minutes
- 7Myers-HarnessBooked at 10minsSubstituted forTurnerat 84'minutes
- 3DentonBooked at 36mins
- 9PopeSubstituted forStobbsat 90+3'minutes
- 4WilliamsonSubstituted forMartinat 45'minutesBooked at 89mins
- 14RuffelsSubstituted forRothwellat 63'minutes
- 27MowattSubstituted forHallat 55'minutes
- 9ThomasBooked at 42mins
- 19Fernández Codina
- Mark Heywood
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Port Vale 2, Oxford United 0.
Substitution, Port Vale. Jack Stobbs replaces Tom Pope.
Attempt missed. Joe Rothwell (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.
Aaron Martin (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Gavin Gunning (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Aaron Martin (Oxford United).
Attempt saved. Anton Forrester (Port Vale) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Tom Pope (Port Vale).
John Mousinho (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dan Turner (Port Vale).
John Mousinho (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Substitution, Port Vale. Dan Turner replaces Marcus Myers-Harness.
Attempt missed. Joe Rothwell (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Nathan Smith.
Substitution, Port Vale. Anton Forrester replaces David Worrall because of an injury.
Delay in match David Worrall (Port Vale) because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Christian Ribeiro (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Tom Anderson.
Attempt missed. Tom Pope (Port Vale) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.