Fleetwood 2-1 Oxford: Cod Army earn narrow win

Fleetwood vs Oxford Utd
Sky Bet League One
3:00pm Saturday 7th September

Highbury Stadium
(Att: 2672)

The seven month later home run of fleetwood continued with a 2-1 victory over Oxford.
Joey Barton's side have not dropped since eventual 2018-19 League One winners Luton took three points in February from their house fortress in the league at Highbury.
Fleetwood dominated the opening exchanges and Paddy Madden gave them a deserved early lead.
Oxford failed to clear a corner along with the strike of Jordan Rossiter kissed the inside of the place before cannoning back in the 15th minute to Madden.
The striker gobbled up the chance his sixth of the effort in the box.
Wes Burns and Kyle Dempsey had opportunities to expand the lead of Town but they would be penalized by Oxford.
The U's scored to level the scores.
Town had three opportunities to discontinue Anthony Forde to the wing but the Oxford guy eventually whipped the ball to Elliott Moore and he ghosted guardian Peter Clarke and debutant Jimmy Dunne .
The second half was end-to-end but it could be.
Joshua Ruffles and oxford's James Henry squandered chances with Burns and Dempsey having opportunities.
Oxford failed to clear a corner and Lewis Coyle found space on the rightside.
The Leeds loanee whipped in a peach of a ball along with his first goal for the club strolled in to nod home.

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