Oxford United welcome Burton Albion to the Kassam Stadium on Saturday in Sky Bet League 1 (3pm)
United will wait on the fitness of Marcus Browne, Mark Sykes and James Henry.
Browne felt his hamstring tighten up during the second half at Portsmouth on Tuesday and understandably United will not take any risks as he is eased back. Sykes missed the game on Tuesday with a chest injury while Henry picked up a hopefully minor injury in the warm up
Sam Baldock made another assist at Fratton Park so United have attacking options should Browne be ruled out but Elliott Moore is again ruled out with an ankle injury.
Alex Gorrin and Jamie Hanson are due to return to the training pitches in a couple of weeks.
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Burton were beaten 5-2 at Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night to leave them in 14th place in the table. Boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was unimpressed by a big decision which he felt shaped the final result
“The start was really difficult for us," admitted the Dutchman. "The opposition began well and put us under a lot of pressure. We could’ve done better with the two goals but we did so well to get back into the game. For their third goal the referee has made a big mistake. My player got pushed. I will speak to him and give my side but he will be arrogant. I don’t need to say any more.These kinds of decisions have killed us a lot this season.”
That result leave the Brewers without a win in their last four games.
With another big crowd expected we advise fans to book as early as possible. Tickets are available in advance from oufctickets.co.uk or by calling 01865 337533 and from the Ticket Office on matchday.
The gate behind the Planet IT North Stand will not be in place so fans can move from one end of the ground to the other behind that stand
Click here for a full away fan guide: 2021 away guide.pdf
The Football Special bus services, including the Didcot/Abingdon service, are running as normal and offer easy and affordable transport to home games. CLICK HERE for a full guide to public transport to the game.
FREE TICKETS TO SEE OXFORD UNITED WOMEN PLAY SOUTHAMPTON
Oxford United Women will be at Saturday's game fresh from Tuesday's 7-0 victory against Hounslow which saw them go top of Women's National League South. Liam Gilbert's side will be stationed outside the Kassam Stadium Exhibition Bar between 1.30pm and 2.30pm to meet supporters, sign autographs, and pose for photos. The team will also be distributing complimentary tickets for their huge promotion clash with Southampton at Court Place Farm next Wednesday 9th March, 7.45pm kick off. The team will also be presented to the crowd ahead of kick-off, while captain Lauren Haynes and midfielder Sophie Baker will also celebrate passing 100 appearances at half time.