Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Oxford City & St Albans City face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the Fa Trophy. All the pre-match information is available here!
Both squads have had enough days rest since their last competitive action. Let's look for an active fixture!
Oxford City form and statsOxford participated in Fa Trophy the last season, where they reached the quarter-finals.
Oxford's previous game was a Vanarama National League South match also played at home, ending 2-0 versus Dulwich Hamlet. The home side are looking to build on that result.A 0-0 draw away in the Vanarama National League South before that, with Dartford the opponent.
Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the Vanarama National League South game versus Ebbsfleet United in only three days. This game is also played here at Court Place Farm.
It's been an intense period of training leading up to this game for Oxford City, who have participated in three training matches. Oxford have won 1 of these, drawn 0 and were beaten in 2 games.
St Albans City form and statsLast season their Fa Trophy adventure ended in the 3rd round.
Having won their last three away games St Albans City has no reason to fear anyone.
Albans failed to get anything from their last game, a Vanarama National League South home match vs Hungerford Town that ended with defeat 1-3.A 3-4 loss hosting Dulwich Hamlet before that.
Albans have another game away in just three nights, a Vanarama National League South game vs Tonbridge Angels. A rough fixture list for the visiting team!
Just as the home team, St Albans City have been through a few friendly games in the intense training period that just finished. The results from these training matches are 1 St Albans City win, 1 draw and 1 loss.
Head 2 HeadOxford City-St Albans City H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Oxford City four wins, St Albans City two wins, four draws. six of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).
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|Oxford City||St Albans City|
|92%||92%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||80%||92%|
|88%||92%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||80%||84%|
|64%||62%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||40%||48%|
|48%||54%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||30%||40%|
|24%||38%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||20%||24%|
|36%||38%||Clean Sheets||C S||50%||32%|
|12%||8%||Failed to Score||F T||20%||12%|
|5.8||6.8||Corners for (avg)||C F||4.8||5.5|
|5.6||5.2||Corners against (avg)||C A||4.5||4.4|
|1.5||1.9||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.4||1.3|
|2||2||Red cards||R C||0||0|
|12.6||11.9||Shots (avg)||S (||11||11.5|
|6.4||5.8||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||4.5||5.4|
|36%||42%||Goal Efficiency||G E||36%||34%|
|10.5||9.7||Shots against (avg)||S A||8.8||8|
|4.4||4.8||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||3.4||3.3|