Oxford United v Newcastle United: FA Cup fourth-round replay – live!

04 February 2020 19:00
FA Cup updates from the 8.05pm GMT kick-offLive scoreboard: all the latest from Tuesday’s matchesAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 7.00pm GMT In the event of a draw tonight: If neither side wins in 90 minutes tonight, we’ll have 30 minutes of extra time followed by penalties, if required. While the League Cup and EFL Trophy have done away with extra time, it is still played in the FA Cup.Should the game go to extra time, each team will be allowed to use one additional substitute, should they wish to do so, in addition to the three already permitted. 7.00pm GMT Oxford manager Karl Robinson has had to plan without his top scorer James Henry, after the winger injured his thigh at the weekend. Midfielders Ben Woodburn (broken foot) and Anthony Forde (broken ribs and a punctured lung) are also out. Having sold Shandon Baptiste to Brentford during the January window, Oxford will also be without the player who scored a stunning solo goal against Hartlepool in the third round. 4.24pm GMT Following their scoreless draw at St James’ Park, Oxford United and Newcastle United reconvene at the Kassam Stadium to see who will get to take on West Brom at the Hawthorns in the fifth round. Newcastle have not advanced beyond this stage of the competition in 14 years but are favourites to do so tonight, even if they have rather ridden their luck in going unbeaten in their past seven games.They were a distant second best when Oxford travelled to the north-east and had goalkeeper Karl Darlow to thank for keeping them in the tie, a state of affairs that will give their League One hosts plenty of grounds for optimism. Kick-off is at 8.05pm (GMT), but stay tuned in the meantime for team news and build-up. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian