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Oxford United will be at The Completely-Suzuki Stadium on Saturday for the League One fixture with home side Cheltenham Town.
View all of the Cheltenham Town v Oxford United predictions, poll and stats below - along with the latest match odds.
Cheltenham Town will play in this match following on from a 1-1 League One draw against Wigan Athletic.
For Cheltenham Town, the goals were scored by Lewis Freestone (6' Own goal) and Liam Sercombe (32').
It has been all too rare in recent games that Cheltenham Town have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Cheltenham Town have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 11 goals in the process. However, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern will be maintained in this next match.
Oxford United will go into this clash following on from a 2-3 League One win with the defeat of Leyton Orient in their last game.
For Oxford United, the scorers were Rúben Rodrigues (32', 47'), Billy Bodin (45') and Fin Stevens (48' Own goal). Ruel Sotiriou (64') was the scorer for Leyton Orient.
Indicating their penchant for action-packed matches, we’ve seen goals 20 times in the last 6 matches in which Oxford United have taken to the pitch, yielding an average of 3.33 goals each meeting. Their opponents have got 7 of this grand total.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings going back to 08/08/2017, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Cheltenham Town winning 2 of those games, Oxford United 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
19 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 8 of them for The Robins and 11 created by The U's. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The previous league match featuring the two was League One match day 38 on 25/04/2023 which ended up with the score at Oxford United 4-0 Cheltenham Town.
The match was refereed by Will Finnie.
Team News: Cheltenham Town
The Cheltenham Town manager Darrell Clarke will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Oxford United
Thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from, the Oxford United boss Des Buckingham has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash.
Our assessment here is that Cheltenham Town will really need to work well to break down this Oxford United outfit who we think will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’ve gone for a very even match with a 0-1 win for Oxford United after 90 minutes.
Let’s see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Completely-Suzuki Stadium (7,066)
Captain: Sean Long
Chairman: David Bloxham
Manager: Darrell Clarke
Competitions: League One position 23, EFL Trophy (Group H - South)
🔑 Star Man: Will Goodwin
Usually deployed in the Striker position, Will Goodwin was born in Tarporley, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Torquay United in the 2022 - 2023 season, the accomplished Forward has managed 2 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 10 appearances.