Head-to-head record (all comps)

Oxford 16 wins, Walsall 9 wins, 8 draws

League One form (last six games)

Oxford Utd: WLDWWW = 13pts

Walsall: DWLLLL = 4pts

Top scorers

Oxford Utd

  • James Henry 14 (10 in L1)
  • Marcus Browne 8 (5)
  • Gavin Whyte 6 (4), Jamie Mackie 6 (5), Cameron Brannagan 6 (3)

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Walsall

  • Andy Cook 16 (11)
  • Josh Gordon 8 (6)
  • Morgan Ferrier 6 (5)

Last meeting

September 22, 2018: Oxford United 1, Walsall 2

Stats

Oxford United

  • United have won their last three league games. They have not won four league games in a row in the same season since December 2012-January 2013 (Exeter City, AFC Wimbledon, Cheltenham Town and Bradford City).
  • Despite winning at Coventry City in their last trip, United’s tally of two away wins is the lowest in League One.
  • Since losing 4-2 at Accrington Stanley in February, Karl Robinson’s side have conceded just three times in the seven games since.

Also read: Oxford United are example to follow, says Walsall boss Dean Keates

Walsall

  • Walsall have won the last three meetings with the U’s 2-1.
  • The Saddlers have never lost to United at the Bescot Stadium. Their last home defeat in this fixture came on Boxing Day 1988, when Richard Hill scored four times in a 5-1 success for the visitors.
  • After moving from United to Walsall for an undisclosed fee in January, Cameron Norman (below) has made six appearances for Dean Keates’s side, but has not played for a month.

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Referee

David Webb (Lancashire).

  • 29 games this season (2 red cards, 82 yellows).
  • The last time he took charge of a United game was the goalless draw at Wycombe Wanderers last September.