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The League One clash at Kassam Stadium on Monday will see home side Oxford United do battle with opponents Accrington Stanley.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Oxford United v Accrington Stanley are shown on this page - along with the latest match odds.
Oxford United will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 3-1 League One loss in their previous game against Sunderland.
The only player to score from Oxford United was James Henry (21'). Lynden Gooch (45'), Aiden McGeady (81') and Max Power (90') scored for Sunderland.
It’s not been often in recent games that Oxford United have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that The U's have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals during that time. That being said, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall be sustained in this upcoming game.
Ahead of this clash, Oxford United are unbeaten in the league by Accrington Stanley in their previous 3 matches.
In their previous fixture, Accrington Stanley drew 0-0 in the League One tie with Burton Albion.
The numbers tell their own story, and Accrington Stanley have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 17 goals in total. Defensively, Stanley seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Heading into this contest, Accrington Stanley are without an away win for the past 5 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 20/02/2016 tells us that Oxford United have won 2 of them and Accrington Stanley 3, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 26 in all which averages out at 4.33 goals per match.
The previous league game between the two was League One match day 3 on 26/09/2020 when it ended Accrington Stanley 1-4 Oxford United.
The referee was Ross Joyce.
Team News: Oxford United
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just a single fitness concern for the Oxford United boss Karl Robinson to be concerned with from an otherwise complete group of players. Marcus McGuane (Thigh Problems) is out of contention.
Team News: Accrington Stanley
Owing to a completely healthy group ready to go, Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman does not have any fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
We feel that Oxford United will most probably score more than once against Accrington Stanley, who might well find it a difficult task to get a goal of their own.
Our selection here is for a controlled 2-0 victory for Oxford United at the end of the match.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kassam Stadium (12,500)
Captain: John Mousinho
Chairman: Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth
Manager: Karl Robinson
Competitions: League One position 8
🔑 Key Player: Matty Taylor
Typically taking up the Striker position, Matty Taylor was born in Oxford, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Forest Green Rovers in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 14 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 37 appearances.