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Oxford Utd 1-0 Wrexham

A goal from in-form James Constable in the fourth minute of injury time kept alive Oxford's play-off hopes and all but ended Wrexham's slim chances.

Wrexham made a bright start before the Us began to find their rhythm as Constable and Chris Wilmott went close.

Wrexham keeper Gunnar Neilsen went off with a broken scaphoid, outfield player Ashley Westwood taking over in goal.

Deep into injury time Craig Nelthorpe crossed from the left and Constable was on hand to head a dramatic winner.

The victory extends Oxford's unbeaten run to nine games.


Oxford Utd: Turley, Batt, Willmott (Nelthorpe 77), Foster, Sandwith, Odubade (Farrell 59), Chapman, Clist, Haldane, Murray, Constable.
Subs Not Used: Hinchliffe, Carruthers, Hutchinson.

Booked: Murray, Constable.

Goals: Constable 90.

Wrexham: Neilsen (Collin 79), Curtis, Westwood, Assoumani, Mike Williams, Spann, Fleming, Crofts, Williamson (Taylor 63), Louis (Anoruo 64), Flynn.
Subs Not Used: Baynes, Fairhurst.

Booked: Flynn.

Att: 5,832

Ref: R Merchant (Staffordshire).



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