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Marlon Jackson on for Kaid Mohamed.
James Spencer has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Elliott on Deane Smalley. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.
Andrew Whing challenges James Spencer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kaid Mohamed grabs a goal direct from the free kick from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 1-3 Cheltenham.
Alan Bennett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Constable. Peter Leven scores a goal direct from the free kick from outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 1-2 Cheltenham.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Damian Batt, Peter Leven takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, save by Jack Butland. Clearance by Luke Garbutt.
James Constable has an effort at goal. Save by Ryan Clarke. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven from the right by-line, Sido Jombati produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Sido Jombati gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Constable. Peter Leven takes the free kick.
Joshua Low concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Hall. Peter Leven takes the direct free kick.
Joshua Low comes on in place of Darryl Duffy.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Peter Leven.
Robert Hall takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Jack Butland.
Luke Summerfield has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.
Russell Penn goes off and Brian Smikle comes on.
Marlon Pack challenges Robert Hall unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marlon Pack goes into the book. Peter Leven shoots direct from the free kick. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven, clearance made by Russell Penn.
The offside flag is raised against Russell Penn. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Leven by Marlon Pack. Peter Leven takes the free kick.
Drilled right-footed shot by Darryl Duffy. Russell Penn takes the outswinging corner, A goal is scored by James Spencer from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 0-2 Cheltenham.The assist for the goal came from Luke Summerfield. Harry Worley gets a block in.
Harry Worley is brought on as a substitute for Lewis Guy.
Sido Jombati fouled by Liam Davis, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marlon Pack. Liam Davis is sent off by the referee.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darryl Duffy by Jake Wright. Russell Penn goes into the referee's book. Direct free kick taken by Marlon Pack.
Shot by Kaid Mohamed from outside the box goes high over the target.
Darryl Duffy conjures a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Liam Davis concedes a free kick for a foul on Darryl Duffy. Luke Garbutt takes the direct free kick. Liam Davis receives a yellow card.
Andrew Whing concedes a free kick for a foul on Darryl Duffy. Direct free kick taken by Marlon Pack.
Deane Smalley replaces Paul McLaren.
The referee penalises Lewis Guy for handball. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Marlon Pack.
Effort from 18 yards by Russell Penn. Ryan Clarke makes a save.
Alan Bennett fouled by Lewis Guy, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Leven by Russell Penn. Liam Davis takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Peter Leven by Kaid Mohamed results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.
Luke Garbutt delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on James Spencer by Liam Davis results in a free kick. Marlon Pack takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven, clearance by Kaid Mohamed.
Unfair challenge on Russell Penn by Peter Leven results in a free kick. Luke Garbutt takes the free kick.
Liam Davis is ruled offside. Jack Butland takes the indirect free kick.
Paul McLaren challenges Kaid Mohamed unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McLaren receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Marlon Pack.
Darryl Duffy has an effort at goal from a long way out that misses to the right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Lewis Guy by Sido Jombati results in a free kick. Liam Davis takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Damian Batt, Peter Leven produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Summerfield on Peter Leven. Jake Wright takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Luke Garbutt,
Shot from inside the area by Luke Summerfield clears the bar.
Shot from 6 yards from Kaid Mohamed. Save made by Ryan Clarke.
Sido Jombati scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 0-1 Cheltenham.Assist by Russell Penn.
Foul by James Constable on Steve Elliott, free kick awarded. Luke Garbutt takes the direct free kick.
Shot from 30 yards by Marlon Pack. Save by Ryan Clarke.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Luke Garbutt, Ryan Clarke makes a save.
Corner taken by Luke Garbutt.
Us sweating over defensive duo
Oxford are keeping a close eye on the fitness of defenders Michael Duberry and Anthony Tonkin ahead of their npower League Two clash with Cheltenham.
Veteran centre-back Duberry is still struggling with a groin strain, while Tonkin missed a reserve-team match in midweek because of a virus and is a doubt for manager Chris Wilder.
The Us boss has drafted in extra cover up front, however, with MK Dons frontman Lewis Guy returning for his second loan spell at the Kassam Stadium this season. Guy will go straight into the squad to take on the Robins.
Striker Danny Philliskirk has returned to Sheffield United at the end of his loan deal, another forward - Tom Craddock - serves the final game of a three-match suspension and Alfie Potter is still between two and three weeks away from a return with a groin strain.
Tony Capaldi (back) and Ryan James remain long-term casualties for Oxford, who are looking to end a run of four consecutive defeats.
New loan signing Bobby Reid could make his Cheltenham debut.
Reid arrived at Whaddon Road on a one-month deal from Bristol City on Thursday, and is eligible to feature for Robins manager Mark Yates.
Yates has no injury worries ahead of the trip, as his team go in search of their ninth win in 11 outings in all competitions.
However, the Cheltenham boss admitted he is wary of the Us' potential threat to his team.
He told the club's official website: "Oxford are quality and I'm really looking forward to going there.
"They have big vocal support and I'm really hopeful that we will be taking a big contingent down to get behind the lads."
Robins continue to sing
In-form Cheltenham chalked up a fifth straight away league win with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Oxford at the Kassam Stadium.
The home side had left-back Liam Davis sent off after 55 minutes for a second yellow card, his first coming just a few minutes earlier.
But Chris Wilder`s side, who fell to their fifth successive defeat in all competitions, were already looking beaten at that stage.
Mark Yates' Robins dominated the first half and really deserved more than the one-goal interval lead given them by Sido Jombati's first goal for the club.
The Portuguese right-back's first attempt to cross was blocked, so he tried a left-footed lob over goalkeeper Ryan Clarke from 25 yards and measured it to perfection.
Kaid Mohamed almost doubled the lead a minute later when he cut in from the left but Clarke saved well at his near post.
Davis was shown his second yellow and a subsequent red for a foul on Jombati, and just a minute later Cheltenham made it 2-0 as James Spencer fired through a crowd of players from a corner.
Oxford rallied late on and Rob Hall went close before Peter Leven pulled one back with a curling 25-yard free-kick.
But the Robins wrapped up the points with Mohamed converting a free-kick of his own, with a deflection off the wall leaving Clarke helpless.
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