MORECAMBE. Morecambe found a way to capture a draw against Oxford United with a late goal from A. Hunter scored in the (87′) after Oxford United got a lead with a goal from M. Browne (41′).
The match was played at the Mazuma Stadium stadium in Morecambe on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Samuel Barrott assisted by Alex Gray and Graeme Fyvie. The 4th official was Daniel Woodward. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.66 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Morecambe was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Oxford United that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Morecambe was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 2 were on target. However, that was not enough Morecambe to win the match.
Morecambe shot 5 times, 2 on target, 1 off target. On the other side, Oxford United shot 9 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.
Morecambe received 3 yellow cards (Adam Mayor, Dynel Simeu and Dan Crowley). Talking about the opposition, Oxford United received 1 yellow card (Marcus Browne).
After this encounter, Morecambe will have 34 points to sit in the 22nd place. Regarding the opposition, Oxford United will have 37 points to sit in the 19th place.
In the next match in the League One, Morecambe will play away against Exeter City on the 7th of May with a 9-5 head to head in favor of Exeter City (11 draws).
Oxford United will host Accrington Stanley on the 6th of May with a 9-7 head to head statistic in favor of Oxford United (7 draws).
Morecambe – Formation
Morecambe started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Derek Adams decided to play with the following team: Connor Ripley, Farrend Rawson, Donald Love, Liam Gibson, Jacob Bedeau, Dynel Simeu, Daniel Crowley, Jensen Weir, Liam Shaw, El-Hadji Baye Oumar Niasse and Adam Major.
The home team had on the bench: Ashley Hunter, Ryan Delaney, Adam Smith, Caleb Watts, Josh Austerfield, Cole Stockton and Pape N’Diaye Souaré.
Morecambe made 5 changes: Adam Mayor for Pape N’Diaye Souaré (52′), Jensen Weir for Cole Stockton (52′), Oumar Niasse for Ashley Hunter (77′), Liam Shaw for Josh Austerfield (77′) and Jacob Bedeau for Caleb Watts (77′).
Oxford United – Formation
Oxford United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Liam Manning played with: Simon Eastwood, Stuart Findlay, Sam Long, Ciaron Brown, Elliott Jordan Moore, Cameron Brannagan, Marcus Samuel Michael McGuane, Marcus Browne, Yanic Wildschut, Oisin Smyth and G. O’Donkor.
They had on the bench: Edward McGinty, Josh Murphy, Lewis Bate, Djavan Anderson, Tyler Goodhram, Kyle Joseph and Brandon Fleming.
Oxford United made 3 changes: Yanic Wildschut for Kyle Joseph (63′), G. O’Donkor for Josh Murphy (74′) and O. Smyth for Lewis Bate (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Wycombe Wanderers – Barnsley – 0-1
- Port Vale – Burton Albion – 2-3
- Plymouth Argyle – Forest Green Rovers – 2-0
- Morecambe – Oxford United – 1-1
- Lincoln City – Peterborough United – 0-3
- Ipswich Town – Shrewsbury Town – 2-0
- Derby County – Fleetwood Town – 0-2
- Cheltenham Town – Exeter City – 3-1
- Cambridge United – Charlton Athletic – 1-2
- Bristol Rovers – Portsmouth – 0-2
- Accrington Stanley – Milton Keynes Dons – 0-1