Oxford United has managed to establish itself in last confrontation, played in last week, 1-0 with Portsmouth, which is why we find in 3rd place with 51 points. Surprisingly, the best games have come away with everything and at home fared pretty well, amassing 23 points, but the score was tight when playing in front of their audience. In the previous meeting on “Kassam Stadium” host this confrontation with Bristol Rovers lost, another rival promotion, with the score 1-2, breaking the streak matches the positive, such as in the previous five meetings have two wins, two results draw and one defeat.
Roof K. and L. Sercombe team are top scorers in the league, both managed to score points 10 times until now. Oxford United come after three consecutive defeats in front of their fans, so the pressure starts to feel on the shoulders of the players. The hosts have just left the FA Cup after a 0-3 at home, in front of Blackburn.
In camp guests, Mansfield we find 5 with 47 points and is still climbing, with already three consecutive wins. Fortunately, they met middle ranking teams, proving who is the real value of them and a team of seats neutral. Mansfield and the kind of team that focuses more on travel, managed to collect 26 points this season, thanks to a very tight goal difference, 19-13. Balance means three trips last five wins, one draw and one defeat, two of successes coming in the previous two meetings.
The guests are in good shape, with three consecutive victories in the championship. In the previous round, they won at home 2-1 against those of Morecambe. Englishman M. Green is the team’s top scorer in League Two, they managed to score 9 goals in 30 games. Only once managed Mansfield to win on the field at Oxford United in 2005 in a championship game.
Match of the tour was marked by balance, that they could see in the final result 1-1. This time things are unchanged, another draw suits them hosts, who should keep a distance of four points between the two. Both teams are part of a very good season, so it is quite hard to predict a winner. Given the good form of both, we rely on a balanced game in which both teams to score at least one goal.
Oxford United vs Mansfield Betting Tip: Total Goals First Half: 1-2