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Oxford United beat Burton Albion 3-1 in League One

Oxford Line-up and Stats

LEAGUE ONEPirelli Stadium
Sat 23 OCT 2021Attendance: 3,391
Burton Albion1Oxford United3
Bostwick OG43′
Henry84′ (P)
1Simon Eastwood
2Sam Long
4Jordan Thorniley
5Elliot Moore
42Steve Seddon
17James Henry⬇️ 87′
26Herbie Kane
8Cameron Brannagan🟨
10Mark Sykes⬇️ 65′
27Nathan Holland
9Matt Taylor⬇️ 88′
7Williams⬆️ 87 for Henry
27Whyte⬆️ 65 for Sykes
6Gorrin⬆️ 88 for Taylor

Burton Albion vs Oxford United Match Report

With manager Karl Robinson isolating after a positive Covid test, Matty Taylor inspired the U’s to a second win on the spin in League One to jump back into the playoff positions.

Simon Eastwood was making a rare start in between the posts with Jack Stevens missing with glandular fever and Holland also started.

It took just 49 seconds for Taylor to make his mark, firing past Garratt after collecting a long ball from right-back Sam Long for his 5th goal of the season.

Taylor should have doubled the lead with three good chances as he had two efforts saved and had a Sykes cross diverted as he was ready to pounce.

Herbie Kane and Cameron Brannagan yet again dominated in the centre of the pitch, and the latter forced two excellent saves from Burton keeper Ben Garratt.

The U’s finally made the pressure count in the 43rd minute, with Long again playing a killer pass which Holland drove home via a double deflection of Hamer and Bostwick, with the defender given the ignominy of the own goal.

After the break, Ben Garratt continued his man of the man display by denying Holland and keeping the U’s at bay, until the 80th minute when the home side snatched one back to create a ripple of panic among the away fans.

Matty Taylor put the nerves to rest as he raced to a through ball only to be tripped by Garratt to blot his copybook. Top Scorer James Henry stepped up to bury the penalty for his 6th of the season and to seal the 3 points and grab the 6th place and final playoff position.

League One Table


6Oxford Utd14247
7MK Dons14223
9Sheff Wed14212
15Lincoln City1416-1

Oxford United Fixtures and Results 2021/22

08.08.21ACambridge UnitedLeague 1D1-1Match Report
11.08.21ABurton AlbionCarabao CupD1-1Match Report
14.08.21HCharlton AthleticLeague 1W2-1Match Report
17.08.21HCrewe AlexandraLeague 1W1-0Match Report
21.08.21ABolton WanderersLeague 1L1-2Match Report
24.08.21HQueens Park RangersCarabao CupL0-2Match Report
28.08.21HLincoln CityLeague 1W3-1Match Report
31.08.21ACambridge UnitedPapa Johns TrophyL1-4Match Report
04.09.21AAFC WimbledonLeague 1L1-3Match Report
11.09.21HWycombe WanderersLeague 1D0-0Match Report
18.09.21ACheltenham TownLeague 1L0-1Match Report
25.09.21HGillinghamLeague 1D1-1Match Report
28.09.21HAccrington StanleyLeague 1W5-1Match Report
02.10.21ASheffield WednesdayLeague 1W2-1Match Report
05.10.21HStevenagePapa Johns TrophyL2-1Match Report
09.10.21ASunderlandLeague 1P-P
16.10.21HPlymouth ArgyleLeague 1L1-3Match Report
19.10.21HShrewsbury TownLeague 1W2-0Match Report
23.10.21ABurton AlbionLeague 1W3-1Match Report
26.10.21HSpurs U21Papa Johns TrophyW3-2Match Report
30.10.21HMorecombeLeague 1W3-1Match Report
7.11.21HBristol RoversFA CupD2-2Match Report
13.11.21AIpswich TownLeague 1D0-0Match Report
16.11.21ABristol RoversFA Cup
20.11.21AWigan AthleticLeague 1
23.11.21HFleetwood TownLeague 1
27.11.21HRotherham UnitedLeague 1
07.12.21ADoncaster RoversLeague 1
11.12.21AMK DonsLeague 1
18.12.21HWigan AthleticLeague 1
26.12.21APortsmouthLeague 1
29.12.21HAFC WimbledonLeague 1
01.01.22HCheltenham TownLeague 1
08.01.22ALincoln CityLeague 1
15.01.22AWycombe WanderersLeague 1
22.01.22HSheffield WednesdayLeague 1
29.01.22AGillinghamLeague 1
05.02.22HPortsmouthLeague 1
08.02.22AAccrington StanleyLeague 1
12.02.22HBolton WanderersLeague 1
19.02.22ACharlton AthleticLeague 1
22.02.22ACrewe AlexandraLeague 1
26.02.22HCambridge UnitedLeague 1
05.03.22HBurton AlbionLeague 1
12.03.22AShrewsbury TownLeague 1
19.03.22HIpswich TownLeague 1
26.03.22AMorecombeLeague 1
02.04.22APlymouth ArgyleLeague 1
09.04.22HSunderlandLeague 1
15.04.22AFleetwood TownLeague 1
18.04.22HMK DonsLeague 1
23.04.22ARotherham UnitedLeague 1
30.04.22HDoncaster RoversLeague 1

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