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Oxford United 3 - AFC Wimbledon 2

Kassam Stadium

2nd October 2012 Ko 1945hrs

Attendance: 5,206 away 274

Dons given lesson by Oxford

Chris Wilder and everyone connected to the club can breath a sigh of relief after getting three points on board.

Oxford United 442:21 Brown (Clarke - 60),02 Batt,04 Raynes (Worley - 33),06 Wright,23 O'Brien,14 Rigg,18 Forster-Caskey,19 Cox (Heslop - 46),10 Smalley,15 Potter,29 Craddock

Substitutes:01 Clarke,17 Capaldi,22 Worley,24 Boateng,08 Heslop,20 Leven,9 Constable

Scorer:Forster-Caskey 9′ Smalley 55′ Potter 81′

AFC Wimbledon 442:01 Brown,15 Fenlon,24 Francomb,29 Antwi,
30 Mambo,08 S Moore,12 Jolley (Johnson - 76),28 Gregory,09 Harrison (Strutton - 77),10 Midson,11 L Moore (Yussuff - 61)

Substitutes:33 Jaimez-Ruiz,04 Harris,22 Haynes-Brown,17 Johnson,20 Merrifield,23 Yussuff,21 Strutton

Scorers:Harrison 20′ Fenlon 36′

Star Player

Jake Forster-Caskey scored a peach of a free kick and pulled the passes in the middle of the park

Some fans wanted 442 and tonight they got it. I think this was more down to the players available though as Oxford has been hit by more injuries this season than quite a few teams added together.

It wasn't a pretty performance but in spells both teams put together good moves to create openings for themselves. It's 3 pts to the yellows but fans will go away still concerned as the next team up at the Kassam will pose a real test. 3 more injuries from this match as Wayne Brown, Michael Raynes and Lee Cox had to depart so the win came at a high cost.

May be I will get a call up Saturday!!




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Date:Wednesday October 3 2012

Time: 7:21PM

 

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