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PREVIEW Oxford United Women v Charlton

Women's Vitality FA Cup game to be streamed on Sunday

16 April 2021

Oxford United Women return to Court Place Farm this Sunday (2pm KO) to face FA Women’s Championship side Charlton Athletic in the Vitality Women’s FA Cup Fourth Round.

We are delighted to announce that the game will be available to watch online for FREE via the Official Oxford United YouTube channel

TEAM NEWS
United Boss Liam Gilbert spoke about his side’s determination in training this week in preparation for this Sunday’s challenge:

“Everyone seems to have gone up another level in training, in terms of our intensity and focus. We’re really looking forward to this weekend.

“We want challenges like this, we want to see where we are as a football club. I know how much all of the players are looking forward to the challenge.

“Hopefully we’ll have Paris Sercombe back in the squad as well which will be great.”

See Liam and captain Lauren Haynes previewing the game inthe video above.

FORM GUIDE
The U’s will be looking to continue the good form which earned a 3-1 victory versus Billericay last time out, courtesy of goals from Carly Johns, Daisy McLachlan and Emily Allen. United beat Cardiff 1-0 away from home upon the side’s return to action in Round Two

THE OPPOSITION
Charlton’s Championship season has continued amid the pandemic, with former Tottenham Hotspur Manager Karen Hills’ side unbeaten in three games.

Since Charlton’s 1-0 away loss against Sheffiel dUnited in March the Addicks have recorded draws with Crystal Palace and London City Lionesses, as well as a 3-1 victory against London Bees.

CHARLTON'S ONE TO WATCH
Lois Heuchan - Midfielder
Lois Heuchan scored in Charlton’s last game against London Bees, powering home a shot following a corner to add to her recent goalscoring form of three goals in six games. Having begun her career with her first professional contract at the age of 16 with Celtic Women, Heuchan joined Charlton after having spells abroad in America and France.

HOW TO WATCH
The game is behind closed doors but will be available online at Oxford United Official on YouTube from 2pm on Sunday with commentary from Robyn Cowen.

You can follow the action on twitter @OfficialOUWFC and there will be a report, reaction and all the goals right here after the game.


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