EXETER. Oxford United tops Exeter City 4-2.
The match was played at the St James Park stadium in Exeter on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Thomas Kirk assisted by Simon Shaw and Mark Derrien. The 4th official was Mark Russell. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.92 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 64%.
- 54 Ball Possession 46
- 10 Total 15
- 3 On Target 4
- 7 Off Target 11
- 2 Shots blocked 0
- 99 Attack 102
- 39 Dangerous attack 37
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 4
- 2 Off Sides 3
- 10 Total 12
- 3 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Exeter City was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Oxford United that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Exeter City was more pushing with 39 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyway, Oxford United succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.
Exeter City shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Oxford United shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target.
Exeter City received 3 yellow cards (A. Collins, P. Sweeney and J. Stansfield). On the opposite side, Oxford United received 1 yellow card (C. Brannagan).
After this match, Exeter City will stay with 18 points like Bristol Rovers to hold in the 10th place. Regarding the opposition, Oxford United will have 14 points like Cheltenham Town to hold in the 19th place.
In the next match in the League One, Exeter City will host Morecambe on the 6th of May with a 9-5 head to head stats in favor of Exeter City (10 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 (6 draws).
Exeter City – Formation
Exeter City started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Matthew Taylor decided to play with the following team: Jamal Blackman, Pierce Sweeney, Jake Caprice, Alex Hartridge, Jevani Brown, Rekeem Harper, Archie Collins, Jack Sparkes, Harry Kite, Sam Nombe and Jay Stansfield.
The home team had on the bench: Edward James, Timothee Dieng, Sonny Cox, Matt Jay, Scott Brown and Kgagelo Chauke.
Exeter City made 4 changes: P. Sweeney for E. James (36′), R. Harper for M. Jay (46′), H. Kite for K. Chauke (77′) and J. Stansfield for S. Cox (84′).
Oxford United – Formation
Oxford United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Karl Robinson played with: Simon Eastwood, Stuart Findlay, Sam Long, Ciaron Brown, Elliott Jordan Moore, Cameron Brannagan, Marcus Samuel Michael McGuane, Marcus Browne, James Henry, Matt Taylor and Kyle Joseph.
They had on the bench: Josh Murphy, Edward McGinty, Alejandro Rodriguez Gorrin, Billy Bodin, Sam Baldock, Djavan Anderson and John Mousinho.
Oxford United made 4 changes: M. Browne for A. Gorrin (82′), J. Henry for B. Bodin (82′), K. Joseph for J. Murphy (88′) and M. Taylor for D. Anderson (88′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Accrington Stanley – Derby County – 0-3
- Wycombe Wanderers – Peterborough United – 3-1
- Port Vale – Forest Green Rovers – 2-2
- Milton Keynes Dons – Plymouth Argyle – 1-4
- Ipswich Town – Lincoln City – 0-1
- Fleetwood Town – Shrewsbury Town – 0-1
- Exeter City – Oxford United – 2-4
- Cheltenham Town – Bristol Rovers – 1-4
- Cambridge United – Sheffield Wednesday – 0-2
- Burton Albion – Morecambe – 1-1
- Bolton Wanderers – Barnsley – 0-0