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Oxford United beat Crewe 1-0 in League One

Oxford Line-up and Stats

LEAGUE ONE Kassam Stadium
TUE 17 AUG 2021 Attendance: 6,757
Oxford United 1 Crewe Athletic 0
Henry 33′ (P)
13 Jack Stevens
7 Ryan Williams
16 Luke McNally
4 Jordan Thorniley
42 Steve Seddon
17 James Henry ⚽🟨
8 Cameron Brannagan
6 Alex Gorrin 🟨
23 Billy Bodin
9 Matt Taylor
27 Nathan Holland
SUBS
1 Eastwood
10 Sykes
15 Mousinho
11 Winnall
18 McGuane
19 Agyei
21 Whyte

Oxford vs Crewe Match Report

Oxford United won their second home game in a row to go 5th, after a James Henry penalty in the 33rd minute turned out to be the winner. After conceding penalties against Cambridge and Charlton, it was the U’s turn to get a penalty as they secured back to back victories in League One.

Crewe gave a battling performance, but Oxford stayed in control with a fine performance with manager Karl Robinson rotating his team and utilising the squad players available. Billy Bodin was brought into the team and he made a nuisance of himself, firing a shot over before being brought down by Thomas for referee Madley to point to the spot.

James Henry missed the last set of penalties in the Burton game, but calmly despatched it into the roof of the net to open the scoring. Highlighting the squad depth, Henry joins Seddon, Holland, Williams and Brannagan as top scorer on one goal, meaning all five goals have been scored by different players.

Bodin almost set up Taylor for a second, but it was 1-0 at half time.

Back up right back Williams then had to come off injured, and with Forde still out, centre back McNally filled in. But the U’s still looked comfortable as Agyei should have put the game to bed. After surviving a couple of late Crewe chances, the full time whistle brought relief and another 3 points.

Oxford United Fixtures and Results 2021/22

08.08.21 A Cambridge United League 1 D 1-1 Match Report
11.08.21 A Burton Albion Carabao Cup D 1-1 Match Report
14.08.21 H Charlton Athletic League 1 W 2-1 Match Report
17.08.21 H Crewe Alexandra League 1 W 1-0 Match Report
21.08.21 A Bolton Wanderers League 1 L 1-2 Match Report
24.08.21 H Queens Park Rangers Carabao Cup L 0-2 Match Report
28.08.21 H Lincoln City League 1 W 3-1 Match Report
31.08.21 A Cambridge United Papa Johns Trophy L 1-4 Match Report
04.09.21 A AFC Wimbledon League 1 L 1-3 Match Report
11.09.21 H Wycombe Wanderers League 1 D 0-0 Match Report
18.09.21 A Cheltenham Town League 1 L 0-1 Match Report
25.09.21 H Gillingham League 1 D 1-1 Match Report
28.09.21 H Accrington Stanley League 1 W 5-1 Match Report
02.10.21 A Sheffield Wednesday League 1 W 2-1 Match Report
05.10.21 H Stevenage Papa Johns Trophy L 2-1 Match Report
16.10.21 H Plymouth Argyle League 1 L 1-3 Match Report
19.10.21 H Shrewsbury Town League 1 W 2-0 Match Report
23.10.21 A Burton Albion League 1 W 3-1 Match Report
26.10.21 H Spurs U21 Papa Johns Trophy W 3-2 Match Report
30.10.21 H Morecombe League 1 W 3-1 Match Report
7.11.21 H Bristol Rovers FA Cup D 2-2 Match Report
13.11.21 A Ipswich Town League 1 D 0-0 Match Report
16.11.21 A Bristol Rovers FA Cup L 3-4 Match Report
23.11.21 H Fleetwood Town League 1 W 3-1 Match Report
27.11.21 H Rotherham United League 1 D 0-0 Match Report
04.12.21 A Sunderland League 1 D 1-1 Match Report
07.12.21 A Doncaster Rovers League 1 W 2-1 Match Report
11.12.21 A MK Dons League 1 W 2-1 Match Report
18.12.21 H Wigan Athletic League 1 L 2-3 Match Report
26.12.21 A Portsmouth League 1 P-P Match Report
29.12.21 H AFC Wimbledon League 1 W 3-0 Match Report
01.01.22 H Cheltenham Town League 1 D 1-1 Match Report
08.01.22 A Lincoln City League 1 L 0-2 Match Report
15.01.22 A Wycombe Wanderers League 1 L 0-2 Match Report
22.01.22 H Sheffield Wednesday League 1 W 3-2 Match Report
29.01.22 A Gillingham League 1
01.02.22 A Wigan Athletic League 1
05.02.22 H Portsmouth League 1
08.02.22 A Accrington Stanley League 1
12.02.22 H Bolton Wanderers League 1
19.02.22 A Charlton Athletic League 1
22.02.22 A Crewe Alexandra League 1
26.02.22 H Cambridge United League 1
05.03.22 H Burton Albion League 1
12.03.22 A Shrewsbury Town League 1
19.03.22 H Ipswich Town League 1
26.03.22 A Morecombe League 1
02.04.22 A Plymouth Argyle League 1
09.04.22 H Sunderland League 1
15.04.22 A Fleetwood Town League 1
18.04.22 H MK Dons League 1
23.04.22 A Rotherham United League 1
30.04.22 H Doncaster Rovers League 1

 

 

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