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Altrincham 0-1 Oxford United


Altrincham 0-1 Oxford United

James Constable scored the only goal as Oxford boosted their chances of playing their play-off semi-final second leg at home with victory over Altrincham.

Constable scored his 21st goal of the season early in the second half by heading home Adam Chapman's corner.

United were the better side and Constable forced a fine save from Stuart Coburn as he bid to make it 2-0.

Alty pushed for a leveller but Rob Williams was unable to beat U's keeper Ryan Clarke with his free header.

Altrincham: Coburn, Smith, Young, Williams, Brown, Doran,
Densmore, Danylyk, Lawton (Senior 57), McAliskey (Carden 69),
Little (Denham 57).
Subs Not Used: Saunders, Welch.

Booked: Senior.

Oxford Utd: Clarke, Batt, Creighton, Wright, Tonkin, Francis Green (Chalmers 73), Chapman, Bulman, Deering (Sandwith 80), Constable, Midson (Matthew Green 63).
Subs Not Used: Turley, Day.

Booked: Bulman.

Goals: Constable 53.

Att: 1,356

Ref: Jake Collin (Merseyside).

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