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PREVIEW Oxford United v Charlton Athletic

A full guide to Saturday's game at the Kassam Stadium

5 March 2021

Match Previews

PREVIEW Oxford United v Charlton Athletic

A full guide to Saturday's game at the Kassam Stadium

5 March 2021

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Oxford United welcome Charlton Athletic to the Kassam Stadium in Sky Bet League 1 on Saturday (3pm)

The U's will be without Sam Winnall, Sam Long, James Henry, Marcus McGuane,Elliot  Lee and John Mousinho through injury although Boss Karl Robinson is refusing to allow the lengthy injury list to affect his mood.

"It's not ideal but we always knew what might happen" he told iFollow. "We have had a long, hard season and injuries are part and parcel of it. Lots of clubs will be the same so we just roll our sleeves up and get on with things. We have good players to come in and they are going to play a big part now because there are some massive games coming up."

See Karl and John Mousinho previewing the game in iFollow now.

The Addicks are a strong side away from home with four wins and just one defeat from their last six games on the road, leaving them ninth in the table.

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer knows what to expect against the U's though.

"Since Karl left here, he’s built a good squad. It takes time to build a side and he’s put a good side together. They have players that move the ball well and that can hurt you.

"But if we do the basics right, we are a good side. We showed that on Tuesday and on a lot of occasions this season. I’m expecting a good game, it will be a good match. I don’t think there will be much in it.”

Our thanks to MKM who are sponsoring the matchFind out all about them HERE including news of their new branch in Wallingford

Oxford United are very proud to be working with Mind at tomorrow's game, raising awareness of the importance of looking after everyone's mental health. Here's John Mousinho on the amazing work that Mind do:

See the full interview in iFollow and log on to Oxford United Official on YouTube for an astonishingly open interview with Karl on the importance of all aspects of mental health

The game is live in iFollow as usual and Match Passes are available HERE

We have all the build up on twitter and on our official Insta page, complete with behind the scenes exclusive content, plus a full report and Gallery right here on the final whistle and reaction from all the key men in iFollow.

Join us on the  official You Tube channel for 'Matchday Live', available to help you get in to matchday mode from 2.15pm.

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