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Jake Forster-Caskey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter Leven.
The referee books Jamie Reid for unsporting behaviour.
Steve Tully gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh Parker. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.
Danny Coles challenges Alfie Potter unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee shows Danny Coles a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Shot on goal comes in from Peter Leven from the free kick.
Jamie Reid takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a save.
Headed effort on goal by Jamie Reid from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Damian Batt on Jamie Reid. Craig Woodman restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Amankwaah by Tony Capaldi results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Steve Tully. Tony Capaldi shown a yellow card.
Sean Rigg produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
The official flags Jamie Cureton offside. Ryan Clarke takes the free kick.
Scot Bennett fouled by Peter Leven, the ref awards a free kick. Pat Baldwin takes the free kick.
Josh Parker on for Tom Craddock.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Woodman from the right by-line, Damian Batt is adjudged to have handled the ball. Penalty taken right-footed by Jamie Cureton and scored. Exeter 1-3 Oxford Utd.
Jamie Reid takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Clarke.
Jamie Reid takes a shot. Save by Ryan Clarke.
Danny Coles challenges Tom Craddock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Peter Leven, clearance made by Danny Coles.
John O'Flynn leaves the field to be replaced by Jamie Reid. Liam Sercombe goes off and Jimmy Keohane comes on. Kevin Amankwaah joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alan Gow.
Shot from just outside the area by Tom Craddock misses to the right of the target.
Peter Leven fires in a goal from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Exeter 0-3 Oxford Utd.Assist on the goal came from Sean Rigg.
Goal scored by James Constable from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Exeter 0-2 Oxford Utd.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Gow by Michael Raynes. Matt Oakley restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Liam Sercombe.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Jamie Cureton. Free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.
Corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven to the near post, clearance by Pat Baldwin.
Tony Capaldi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Gow. Alan Gow crosses the ball in from the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Steve Tully. Ryan Clarke takes the free kick.
(Oxford Utd) makes a substitution, with Tony Capaldi coming on for Liam Davis.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Alan Gow from the right by-line, Danny Coles conjures a left-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
James Constable is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Pat Baldwin restarts play with the free kick.
James Constable takes a shot. Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Leven, Pat Baldwin makes a clearance. Blocked by Danny Coles.
Shot from close range by Tom Craddock clears the bar.
James Constable fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Exeter 0-1 Oxford Utd.The assist for the goal came from Tom Craddock.
Peter Leven takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Pat Baldwin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Tully on Liam Davis. Jake Wright takes the free kick.
Craig Woodman takes a shot. Save by Ryan Clarke.
The offside flag is raised against Liam Davis. Artur Krysiak restarts play with the free kick.
Alan Gow takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken by Alan Gow, blocked by Michael Raynes. Save made by Ryan Clarke.
Unfair challenge on Alan Gow by Alfie Potter results in a free kick. Alan Gow restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Cureton takes a shot.
Alan Gow fouled by Michael Raynes, the ref awards a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Jamie Cureton, save by Ryan Clarke.
Alfie Potter fouled by Danny Coles, the ref awards a free kick. Alan Gow crosses the ball, Close range header by Danny Coles goes wide of the left-hand post.
Grecians to test Doherty
Exeter boss Paul Tisdale will run the rule over Tommy Doherty ahead of the Boxing Day clash with Oxford.
The Northern Irish midfielder was described as "touch and go" for Saturday's derby match with Torquay, before it was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Doherty has not featured for the Grecians since picking up a hamstring injury the 1-0 defeat to Rotherham on November 24 but has made good progress in recent weeks and is close to making a comeback.
Experienced defender Matt Oakley was rated as doubtful ahead of the Torquay game but is expected to recover in time to face the U's, with Jimmy Keohane on hand to deputise if the former Southampton man is not passed fit.
Oxford striker Jon-Paul Pittman will miss the trip and the next 11 weeks after having surgery.
The 26-year-old suffered a dislocated shoulder earlier this month but looked set for a January return to action before his shoulder popped out again.
Former Oldham striker Josh Parker, who has joined the club on non-contract terms to provide back-up in Pittman's absence, could come into the squad.
Manager Chris Wilder will be without Adam Chapman, who fell awkwardly and injured his ankle in last week's 2-0 FA Cup victory over Accrington.
Michael Duberry came through his late return to action against Accrington unscathed having not played since May.
Simon Heslop was due to serve the last game of his three-match ban in Saturday's clash with Fleetwood, but since the game was called off due to a waterlogged pitch, he will be unavailable to face Exeter instead.
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