Oxford strengthened their challenge for a place in the play-offs with a win
at home to Boston.
Oxford took control from the outset and Andy Crosby headed them in front from
a Bobby Ford free-kick in the 16th minute.
Ford then doubled the lead with a close-range header nine minutes into the
second half before the hosts gifted Boston a goal in the 69th minute to give the
Crosby completely missed a long clearance from Boston goalkeeper Paul Bastock
to allow Stuart Douglas the easiest of goals.
The visitors should have equalised but Simon Weatherstone fired wide from 10
Oxford Utd: Woodman, McNiven, Waterman, Crosby, Bound, Robinson, Savage, Hunt, Ford, Basham, Scott. Subs: Steele, Louis, Powell, Hunter, Whitehead.
Boston Utd: Bastock, Costello, Hocking, Greaves, Chapman, Simon Weatherstone, Ellender, Bennett, George, Logan, Duffield. Subs: Price, Redfearn, Town, Ross Weatherstone, Douglas.
Referee: A Leake (Lancashire).