Oxford will be without the suspended Damian Batt for their npower League Two clash with Barnet.
Defender Batt serves the first game of a two-match ban after accumulating 10 yellow cards over the course of the season. Andy Whing will continue to deputise at right-back while new signings Mark Wilson and Scott Rendell are expected to make their debuts after joining on deadline day.
U's manager Chris Wilder continues to be without Tony Capaldi. The veteran, who has yet to feature for Oxford this season after arriving from Morecambe in the summer, has been sidelined for up to two months with a knee problem.
And Wilder will also be missing striker Tom Craddock, who has been ruled out for between three and four weeks through injury.
The U's go into the game looking for their first home victory in four League Two matches.
Jack Saville will be in the Barnet squad.
The defender's loan spell from Southampton came to an end after last weekend's win over Crewe but he has now penned a new deal and is set to continue at left-back.
Manager Lawrie Sanchez has this week also brought in rookie winger Andy Yiadom and Wigan youngster Jordan Mustoe, and they will be in contention.
But Mark Marshall will not be involved after the club confirmed this week the winger had been suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.
Danny Senda and Steve Kabba are long-term absentees with knee injuries and Anwar Uddin has left the club after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.