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  • Date:21 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:13:00
  • Venue:County Ground
  • Attendance:12,113
  • Ritchie (19)
  • Constable (11) Constable (42)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:17 +4.17

Effort on goal by Lander Gabilondo from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

92:45 +2.45

James Constable takes a shot from 18 yards.

90:15 +0.15

Matt Ritchie has an effort at goal. Save made by Ryan Clarke.

88:42

James Constable takes a shot. Save by Phil Smith.

85:56

Lander Gabilondo takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Paul McLaren.

83:42

Foul by Damian Batt on Lander Gabilondo, free kick awarded. Callum Kennedy delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Jake Wright manages to make a clearance.

81:09

Lander Gabilondo has a curled shot. Ryan Clarke makes a comfortable save.

78:14

The ball is delivered by Lander Gabilondo.

77:43

Alan Connell concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Clarke. Ryan Clarke takes the free kick.

75:59

Left-footed shot by Callum Kennedy went wide of the right-hand post.

75:14

Foul by Michael Duberry on Alan Connell, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Callum Kennedy from left channel, clearance by Asa Hall.

72:12

Effort on goal by Matt Ritchie from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

71:31

Corner taken right-footed by Simon Ferry from the left by-line, clearance by Asa Hall.

70:05

Lander Gabilondo on for Etienne Esajas.

69:19

Corner taken by Matt Ritchie.

66:20

Unfair challenge on Deane Smalley by Aden Flint results in a free kick. Alan Connell comes on in place of Mehdi Kerrouche. Liam Davis restarts play with the free kick.

62:23

Corner taken left-footed by Matt Ritchie to the near post, Paul McLaren makes a clearance.

59:25

Michael Duberry fouled by Leon Clarke, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

58:38

Effort from deep inside the area by Leon Clarke clears the bar.

57:33

Asa Hall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Smith. Asa Hall goes into the referee's book. Free kick crossed left-footed by Callum Kennedy, Michael Duberry makes a clearance.

56:45

Deane Smalley fouled by Joe Devera, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Leven takes the free kick.

54:42

Deane Smalley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Guy.

52:56

The official flags Leon Clarke offside. Michael Duberry takes the indirect free kick.

48:49 +3.49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aden Flint by James Constable. Direct free kick taken by Phil Smith.

48:27

(Oxford Utd) makes a substitution, with Asa Hall coming on for Simon Heslop.

48:12 +3.12

Foul by Paul Caddis on Lewis Guy, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.

45:44 +0.44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis by Liam Davis. The referee books Liam Davis for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Callum Kennedy, clearance by Andrew Whing.

45:09 +0.09

Paul McLaren gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Kennedy. Free kick taken by Phil Smith.

45:02

Raffaele De Vita leaves the field to be replaced by Mehdi Kerrouche.

42:10

A goal is scored by James Constable from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swindon 1-2 Oxford Utd.Assist on the goal came from Peter Leven.

40:37

Jonathan Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alfie Potter. Free kick crossed by Peter Leven, save by Phil Smith.

38:48

Joe Devera challenges James Constable unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Michael Duberry.

38:03

Unfair challenge on Raffaele De Vita by Andrew Whing results in a free kick. Callum Kennedy takes the free kick.

37:14

Matt Ritchie takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

34:08

Shot from 25 yards from Matt Ritchie. Save made by Ryan Clarke.

32:37

Raffaele De Vita takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a comfortable save.

30:03

Corner taken right-footed by Simon Ferry, Header from deep inside the area by Leon Clarke goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

29:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McLaren on Raffaele De Vita. Free kick crossed left-footed by Callum Kennedy, Michael Duberry makes a clearance.

28:29

Unfair challenge on Ryan Clarke by Aden Flint results in a free kick. Ryan Clarke takes the direct free kick.

27:57

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matt Ritchie played to the near post, clearance made by Liam Davis.

26:55

Shot from 20 yards from Etienne Esajas. Blocked by Andrew Whing.

25:56

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Simon Ferry, James Constable makes a clearance.

24:00

Paul Caddis has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

19:48

Matt Ritchie scores a headed goal from close range. Swindon 1-1 Oxford Utd.The assist for the goal came from Callum Kennedy.

18:19

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Leon Clarke misses to the right of the target.

17:02

Simon Heslop challenges Matt Ritchie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Simon Ferry crosses the ball in from the free kick, Michael Duberry makes a clearance.

15:52

Liam Davis handles the ball and concedes a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Callum Kennedy.

14:47

Leon Clarke has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

13:39

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Peter Leven misses to the left of the target.

12:11

Free kick awarded for a foul by Raffaele De Vita on Jake Wright. Free kick taken by Jake Wright.

10:49

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven from the left by-line to the near post, James Constable scores a headed goal from close range. Swindon 0-1 Oxford Utd.Assist by Peter Leven.

10:29

Liam Davis fouled by Matt Ritchie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.

8:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Guy by Paul Caddis. Peter Leven takes the direct free kick.

6:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis by Liam Davis. Callum Kennedy crosses the ball in from the free kick, comfortable save by Ryan Clarke.

6:26

Lewis Guy takes a shot. Phil Smith makes a comfortable save.

4:38

Corner taken right-footed by Simon Ferry from the left by-line to the near post, Michael Duberry makes a clearance.

3:59

Raffaele De Vita fouled by Liam Davis, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Callum Kennedy.

3:10

Paul McLaren sends in a cross.

2:28

Foul by Raffaele De Vita on Paul McLaren, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Michael Duberry.

1:36

The referee blows for offside against Alfie Potter. Phil Smith restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Comazzi misses crunch clash Swindon will be without Alberto Comazzi for Sunday`s derby at home to Oxford. The centre-back was withdrawn just 20 minutes into Tuesday`s 1-0 defeat at Dagenham nursing a hamstring injury and is set for a couple of weeks on the sidelines. Fellow defender Alessandro Cibocchi also continues to miss out with his ankle problem. Goalkeeper Mattia Lanzano (ribs) is fit again and will fight it out with Leigh Bedwell for a place on the bench, with Phil Smith retaining the number one jersey. Another man to have shone is Alan Connell, who came off the bench shortly after half-time against the Daggers and is now pushing for his first start of the season when Oxford come to town. Striker Mehdi Kerrouche also got his first taste of the action as a second-half substitute following his knee injury and is in contention. Spanish winger Lander Gabilondo is still awaiting international clearance ahead of the County Ground clash, with a bumper crowd of around 13,000 supporters expected for the 1pm kick-off. Oxford boss Chris Wilder is likely to name the same side as the one that beat Shrewsbury in midweek as the club clinched their first win of the season. That means Paul McLaren retaining his place in midfield after 34-year-old returned from injury to play his first 90 minutes of the campaign and suffered no adverse reaction. Northern Ireland international Tony Capaldi will again be missing because of a back injury. The defender joined the club in the summer and will have to wait another month to make his debut. Last season's joint-top scorer Tom Craddock is another absentee. The striker has a knee injury and remains three weeks from a return to fitness.

Formation:442Manager: Paolo Di Canio

Swindon

Formation: 442Manager: Chris Wilder

Oxford Utd

  • Phil Smith
  • Paul Caddis
  • Joe Devera
  • Aden Flint
  • Callum Kennedy
  • Matt Ritchie
  • Jonathan Smith
  • Simon Ferry
  • Etienne Esajas
  • Raffaele De Vita
  • Leon Clarke
  • SUBS
  • Mattia Lanzano
  • Oliver Risser
  • Alan Connell
  • Lander Gabilondo
  • Mehdi Kerrouche

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Match Report

Constable sees off Swindon Striker James Constable's double sunk Paolo di Canio's Swindon to a third league defeat in eight days after a 2-1 defeat to Oxford. Former West Ham star Di Canio was sent off against local rivals Oxford, who twice took the lead through Constable after Matt Ritchie had equalised for the Robins. Oxford took the lead in the 12th minute when Peter Leven put in a left-wing cross and Constable headed home from six-yards out. Swindon levelled the score eight minutes later when Callum Kennedy curled a ball in for Ritchie to nod past goalkeeper Ryan Clarke. But the away side took the lead again in the 43rd minute when Leven set up Constable who slotted into the bottom right-hand corner from close range. Fiery Robins boss Di Canio was sent off towards the end of the match by referee Mark Haywood for dissent. Swindon rallied for an equaliser and Ritchie had a glorious chance in the last minute which was brilliantly saved and Oxford held on for their first away win of the season which moved them just outside the League Two play-off places.

Form Guide

    WLL
  • Swindon
  • VS
  • Oxford Utd
  • LDW

Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Swindon

  • O Risser 1
  • A Flint 1

Oxford Utd

  • S Heslop 2
  • L Guy 1

Goals

Swindon

    • Total goals 5
    • Goals per game 3
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins

Oxford Utd

    • Total goals 5
    • Goals per game 3
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins

possession


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