OXFORD. Oxford United beat Ipswich Town to win 2-1. It was Oxford United to strike first with a goal of Yanic Wildschut at the 34′. Then it was a goal in the 38′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Cameron Brannagan gave the win to Oxford United in the 83′ minute with a goal. Ipswich Town lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the The Kassam Stadium stadium in Oxford on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Bobby Madden with the assistance of Mark Derrien and Alex James. The 4th official was Dumitru-Ravel Cheosiaua. The weather was foggy. The temperature was freezing at -1.3 degrees Celsius or 29.62 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 97%.
Ipswich Town had a strong ball possession 58% while Oxford United was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Oxford United was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Oxford United won the match.
Oxford United shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Ipswich Town shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target.
Oxford United didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Ipswich Town received 1 yellow card (Janoi Donacien).
After this encounter, Oxford United will have 35 points like Exeter City and Port Vale to remain in the 12th place. Regarding the opposition, Ipswich Town will stay with 54 points to sit in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the League One, Oxford United will host Accrington Stanley on the 6th of May with a 9-7 head to head in favor of Oxford United (7 draws).
Ipswich Town will play away agasint Fleetwood Town on the 6th of May with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Ipswich Town (1 draw).
Oxford United – Formation
Oxford United started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Karl Robinson decided to play with the following team: Simon Eastwood, Djavan Anderson, Sam Long, Ciaron Brown, Elliott Jordan Moore, Brandon Fleming, Billy Bodin, Cameron Brannagan, Marcus Samuel Michael McGuane, Lewis Bate and Yanic Wildschut.
The home team had on the bench: Tyler Goodhram, Matt Taylor, Stephen Negru, Stuart Findlay, Kie Plumley, Kyle Joseph and G. O’Donkor.
Oxford United made 5 changes: Marcus McGuane for Matty Taylor (65′), Yanic Wildschut for Kyle Joseph (65′), Billy Bodin for G. O’Donkor (82′), Djavan Anderson for Tyler Goodrham (83′) and Lewis Bate for Stuart Findlay (88′).
Ipswich Town – Formation
Ipswich Town started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Kieran McKenna played with: Christian Walton, Janoi Donacien, Cameron Burgess, Luke Woolfenden, Leif Davis, Sam Morsy, Lee Evans, Marcus Harness, Wes Burns, Conor Chaplin and George Hirst.
These were the players on the bench: Massimo Luongo, Freddie Ladapo, Kayden Jackson, Nathan Broadhead, Omatsone Folarin Aluko, Václav Hladký and Harrison Clarke.
Ipswich Town made 5 changes: George Hirst for Freddie Ladapo (64′), Marcus Harness for Nathan Broadhead (64′), Conor Chaplin for Sone Aluko (85′), Janoi Donacien for Harry Clarke (85′) and Wes Burns for Kayden Jackson (86′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Oxford United – Ipswich Town – 2-1
- Portsmouth – Exeter City – 2-0
- Forest Green Rovers – Milton Keynes Dons – 1-2
- Derby County – Bolton Wanderers – 2-1
- Shrewsbury Town – Cambridge United – 5-1
- Sheffield Wednesday – Fleetwood Town – 1-0
- Plymouth Argyle – Cheltenham Town – 4-2
- Barnsley – Accrington Stanley – 3-1