Plymouth Argyle 1-0 Oxford United: Pilgrims land third straight win

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Oxford United on away loss to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Tuesday. Both Plymouth Argyle and Oxford United arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Plymouth Argyle were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Derby County away and Bolton Wanderers at home, by 3-2 and 2-0 respectively while Oxford United were hoping to continue their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Burton Albion and Cheltenham Town. Plymouth Argyle and Oxford United currently occupy 3rd and 15th spots in the table, with 18 points and 10 points respectively after 9 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Plymouth Argyle piled on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Morgan Whittaker found the net, 70 minutes in, which sealed the victory for Plymouth Argyle.

Substitutions for Plymouth Argyle included Morgan Whittaker, Niall Ennis, Sam Cosgrove, Jordan Houghton and James Wilson for Danny Mayor, Ryan Hardie, Finn Azaz, Adam Randell and Bali Mumba, respectively. Oxford United brought on Marcus Browne, Djavan Anderson, Tyler Goodhram and Slavi Spasov, to replace Lewis Bate, Steve Seddon, Billy Bodin and James Henry.

There were bookings for Adam Randell from Plymouth Argyle. For Oxford United, Stuart Findlay, Ciaron Brown and Marcus Browne saw yellow.

Plymouth Argyle will next travel to Portsmouth FC, while Oxford United will face Milton Keynes Dons at home.

Technical card:
Plymouth Argyle:Adam Randell (Jordan Houghton, min.90), Danny Mayor (Morgan Whittaker, min.62), Ryan Hardie (Niall Ennis, min.62), Finn Azaz (Sam Cosgrove, min.87) and Bali Mumba (James Wilson, min.90)
Oxford United:Stuart Findlay, Lewis Bate (Marcus Browne, min.68), Steve Seddon (Djavan Anderson, min.75), Ciaron Brown, Billy Bodin (Tyler Goodhram, min.83) and James Henry (Slavi Spasov, min.83)
Stadium:Home Park
Goals:Morgan Whittaker (1-0, min. 70)