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Jon Wilde 16 Dec 2019
  • Oxford United vs Manchester City predictions for their Carabao Cup quarter-final on Wednesday

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Oxford United vs Manchester City Match Info

Date: Wednesday December 18 2019
Kick-off time: 7.45pm GMT
Venue: Kassam Stadium
Referee: Andy Madley

Oxford United vs Manchester City Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches (league games unless stated)

September 25 2018 (Carabao Cup 3rd round): Oxford United 0-3 Manchester City

March 7 1998: Manchester City 0-2 Oxford United
November 1 1997: Oxford United 0-0 Manchester City

Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 14
Oxford United wins: 5
Manchester City wins: 7
Draws: 2

Oxford United vs Manchester City Stats

  • Last season’s 3-0 win for Manchester City was the first ever League Cup tie between these clubs
  • Manchester City also won by a three-goal margin away to Oxford in their only ever FA Cup meeting (1973-74 fourth round)
  • Oxford’s 1-0 defeat at MK Dons on Saturday was their only loss in the last 19 matches they have played

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Manchester City visit Oxford in the Carabao Cup for the second season running – and this time, their League One hosts are in much better form.

This season’s surprise packages in the League Cup are Oxford and Colchester, mixing it in the quarter-finals with six top-flight clubs, and Karl Robinson’s side are hoping to fare better than in September 2018 when City eased to victory at the Kassam Stadium with goals from Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez.

At that time, the Us were in the midst of a poor run of results, but this term they have been on a great run since mid-September (see stats above) and are certainly contending for promotion from their division.

The most impressive aspect about Oxford is their defending and in their last 12 matches, they have conceded a total of only five goals – which is all the more creditable when you think they played a sequence of six consecutive games away from home.

Of course, during that spell Oxford have not faced opposition anywhere near Manchester City’s calibre, even though Pep Guardiola is likely to see this tie as an opportunity to rest some of his key players ahead of the hectic festive schedule.

Oxford have already enjoyed a 4-0 home thrashing of West Ham in this competition and look likely to give a good account of themselves, but ultimately City have been EFL Cup experts in recent years and should stay on course to lift this trophy for a third straight season.

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Oxford United vs Manchester City Betting Tips

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    Oxford United vs Manchester City Match Info Date: Wednesday December 18 2019 Kick-off time: 7.45pm GMT Venue: Kassam Stadium Referee: Andy Madley Oxford United vs Manchester City Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches (league games unless stated) September 25 2018 (Carabao Cup 3rd round): Oxford United 0-3 Manchester City March 7 1998: Manchester City 0-2 Oxford…