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Seagulls fly away with bonus point in trophy

Oxford United
2 - 2
Brighton U23

Kassam stadium

Tue 3rd Oct 2017 ko 19:45hrs

Attendance: 1,074 away 64


Oxford Utd:13 Shearer,04 Williamson,06 Martin,05 Nelson,14 Ruffels,08 Ledson (Rothwell 71mins),17 Henry,19 Xemi Fernandez,27 Mowatt (Ashby 80 mins),28 Mehmeti (Roberts 8 mins),39 van Kessel

Subs:01 Eastwood,02 Ribeiro,18 Rothwell,09 Thomas,24 Ashby,31 Roberts,37 Baptiste

Scorers: van Kessell 21 & 28 mins

Brighton: 61 Robert Sanchez,74 Hamish Morrison,67 George Cox,45 Owen Moore,64 Josh Kerr,58 Will Collar (C),51 Max Sanders,70 James Tilley,55 Daniel Mandroiu,50 Steven Alzate,39 Soufyan Ahannach

Subs:62 Billy Collings,41 David Ajiboye,82 Ben Clark-Eden,73 Alex Cochrane,84 Ryan Longman,79 Danny Cashman,71 Stefan Ljubicic

Scorers: Tilley 36mins, Mandroiu 67mins

Oxford Penalties
Roberts 91 scored
Rothwell 93 missed
Henry 94 scored
Ruffels 95 scored
Ashby 96 scored

Brighton Penalties
Cox 92 scored
Tilley 92 scored
Sanders 94 scored
Mandroiu 95 scored
Alzate 97 scored

It was a game of two halves as the U's went in 2-1 ahead at half time. Brighton plugged away and got their rewards with a share of the points to draw the match 2-2

Brighton won the penalty shoot out 5-4 to take the bonus point.

Star Player

Gino van Kessel got the U's off to a flyer with 2 first half goals.

Date:Wednesday October 4 2017
Time: 12:47PM

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