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Corner taken by Medy Elito, clearance by Jake Wright.
Handball by Mark Wilson. Matthew Saunders takes the direct free kick.
Shot by Adam Cunnington from just outside the area goes over the net.
Mehdi Kerrouche is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Lewington.
Michael Duberry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Cunnington. Strike comes in from Michael Spillane from the free kick, Ryan Clarke makes a save.
Jon Nurse delivers the ball, clearance by Michael Duberry.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Whing on Jon Nurse. Mark Arber takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Whing on Jon Nurse. Free kick crossed by Matthew Saunders, save by Ryan Clarke.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Mehdi Kerrouche. Chris Lewington restarts play with the free kick.
Jake Reed is brought on as a substitute for Josh Scott.
Oli Johnson leaves the field to be replaced by Anthony Tonkin.
James Constable finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Oxford Utd 2-1 Dag & Red.Oli Johnson provided the assist for the goal.
Adam Cunnington takes a shot. Mehdi Kerrouche joins the action as a substitute, replacing Scott Rendell. Save by Chris Lewington.
Peter Leven takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Chris Lewington makes a save.
Josh Scott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jake Wright. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from right by-line taken by Peter Leven.
Corner taken by Matthew Saunders from the left by-line. Mark Arber finds the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Oxford Utd 1-1 Dag & Red.Assist on the goal came from Medy Elito.
Jon Nurse takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a save.
Liam Davis concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Nurse. Direct free kick taken by Mark Arber.
Medy Elito on for Dominic Green.
Corner taken by Peter Leven from the left by-line played to the near post.
Outswinging corner taken by Peter Leven from the left by-line, clearance by Oluwafemi Ilesanmi.
Unfair challenge on Liam Davis by Jon Nurse results in a free kick. Ryan Clarke takes the free kick.
Matthew Saunders concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Leven. Strike on goal comes in from Peter Leven from the free kick.
Matthew Saunders gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Rendell. Direct free kick taken by Peter Leven.
Lee Holmes produces a cross.
Corner taken by Dominic Green, Mark Arber takes a shot. Liam Davis makes a clearance.
Adam Cunnington comes on in place of Billy Bingham.
James Constable challenges Scott Doe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Lewington.
Matthew Saunders has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.
Oli Johnson scores a headed goal from inside the box. Oxford Utd 1-0 Dag & Red.Assist on the goal came from Liam Davis.
Peter Leven takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Billy Bingham.
Scott Rendell challenges Scott Doe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Saunders.
Inswinging corner taken by Peter Leven.
The referee blows for offside against Michael Spillane. Free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.
(Oxford Utd) makes a substitution, with Lee Holmes coming on for Asa Hall.
Billy Bingham takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a save.
Mark Wilson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Bingham. Matthew Saunders takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Dominic Green from the left by-line, Jake Wright manages to make a clearance.
Michael Spillane has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
A cross is delivered by Matthew Saunders.
Scott Doe challenges Scott Rendell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Wilson crosses the ball in from the free kick, save made by Chris Lewington.
Asa Hall has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Jon Nurse concedes a free kick for a foul on James Constable. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Scott Doe by Liam Davis results in a free kick. Chris Lewington restarts play with the free kick.
James Constable gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Spillane. Direct free kick taken by Michael Spillane.
Foul by Scott Rendell on Michael Spillane, free kick awarded. Chris Lewington takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Scott Rendell by Scott Doe results in a free kick. Michael Duberry takes the free kick.
Selection blues for U's
Oxford will be without several first-team regulars for the npower League Two visit of Dagenham.
Striker Jon-Paul Pittman has been ruled out for up to four weeks with a hamstring injury, while veteran defender Tony Capaldi's knee and back troubles have kept him from making his U's debut since arriving from Morecambe in the summer.
Forward Tom Craddock is also struggling with a knee complaint which is set to sideline him for up to a month and midfielder Alfie Potter is out for the season after breaking an ankle in training recently.
Oxford manager Chris Wilder will be buoyed by the loan capture of Swindon frontman Mehdi Kerrouche, who is set to make his debut alongside James Constable, but defender Damien Batt serves the second and final game of his two-match ban.
New arrival Matthew Saunders is in line for his debut as Dagenham get back to action.
The midfielder finally completed his move to the league strugglers on Friday but was denied the chance to make his bow against relegation rivals Northampton at the weekend after the clash fell foul of the weather.
It was the Daggers' second successive postponement, although Saunders can expect to make his debut this time around at the Kassam Stadium.
Manager John Still is without loanees Cristian Montano, Ahmed Abdulla and Eoin Wearen for the first time following their departures.
Luke Howell is back in full training following his long-term knee injury but is still lacking match practice, while fellow midfielder Dominic Green is also involved with his team-mates once again, although it remains to be seen whether he will be included against the U's after his recent groin problems.
Peter Gain is making positive steps with his knee injury, leaving just Kevin Maher (foot) and Sam Williams (knee) still in the treatment room.
Constable arrests U's poor recent run
James Constable's fine finish 10 minutes from time handed Oxford a 2-1 victory over Dagenham, their first victory in four matches.
Oli Johnson had opened the scoring in his first start for the U's, before Dagenham equalised through skipper Mark Arber in the second half ahead of Constable's winner.
Johnson, released by Norwich last month, glanced in a deft near-post header from Liam Davis's left-wing cross six minutes into the second half to break the deadlock.
Constable had to clear off the line before Oxford missed a great chance to double their lead when new signing Scott Rendell raced through on goal. But a poor touch allowed keeper Chris Lewington to make a smothering save.
Centre-half Arber levelled in the 72nd minute, planting a header across goal and past keeper Ryan Clarke from Medy Elito's well-flighted cross. Oxford had failed to learn their lesson from two minutes earlier when Elito's cross evaded everyone, only for Jon Nurse to head straight at Clarke.
Neither team had played since January and it showed in a dire first half which was 25 minutes old before a proper chance was created. But the match burst into life in the second half, and Constable settled it with his 10th goal of the season late on.
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