Constable secures U's win

James Constable took his season's tally to 11 goals with a clean finish as Oxford got back to winning ways with a 1-0 win at Plymouth.

Last Updated: 16/02/13 at 18:29

James Constable: Continues to score

James Constable: Continues to score

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Prolific Constable took his Oxford goal haul to 91 after diverting right-back Damien Batt's angled drive past Plymouth goalkeeper Jake Cole to help his side record just their second win since New Year's Day.

The U's target man could easily have doubled his tally but opted to pass when put through on goal by Sean Rigg's header in the 34th minute.

Argyle left-back Onismor Bhasera cut out Constable's pass, intended for attacking team-mates Josh Parker and Tom Craddock, as the U's broke three-on-one.

Plymouth's on-loan Crystal Palace forward Jason Banton forced former Argyle keeper Luke McCormick to save low down to his left in first-half stoppage time.

And Cole then made a brilliant one-on-one stop to deny Oxford's top scorer Tom Craddock in the 53rd minute following a poor back pass from Plymouth right-back Durrell Berry.

Seconds later, down the opposite flank, Constable's shot spun off the foot of the post.

Oxford skipper Jake Wright was forced to head Reuben Reid's goal-bound side-foot volley off the line following a 63rd minute free-kick as his held on for a vital win.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 31 January 2015
15:00
Accrington 1-5 Northamptn Report
Burton Alb 1-0 Bury Report
Carlisle 2-1 Mansfield Report
Dag + Red 3-1 Cheltenhm Report
Exeter 1-2 Tranmere Report
Hartlepool 3-2 Plymouth Report
Luton 3-2 Cambridge Utd Report
Morecambe 1-1 AFC W'don  
Newport 0-1 Shrewsbury Report
Southend 1-0 York City Report

Footer 365

Nemanja Matic says Chelsea happy to maintain their five-point Premier League lead

Midfielder Nemanja Matic was happy to take a point after Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Manchester City.

Roberto Martinez delighted with 'immense' Everton's 1-0 win at Crystal Palace

Roberto Martinez believes his side can now reach their true potential after ending their winless run at Crystal Palace.

Premier League: Chelsea maintain five-point lead after 1-1 draw with Manchester City

Chelsea remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with second-placed Manchester City.

Mail Box

'Costa Is A Bad Man. Suarez Is Not'

That's quite some claim. And yes, unfortunately we are still talking about this. We also have mails on Ronaldinho, possible replacements for Yaya Toure and more...

Red Mist Better Than Calculated Costa?

Hmmm. We're not sure about this argument - one Mailbox says Luis Suarez is easier to forgive because he is a little loco. We also have mails on Studge and more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company