- — simon munday (@simonmunday65)Tue, Oct 08 2013 18:12:05
- Oxford opted to field several youngsters for the JPT, offering many a rare glimpse of players like Josh Ruffels and Callum O'Dowda.
- — Oxford United FC (@OUFClive)Tue, Oct 08 2013 17:49:00United team to face Pompey tonight: Clarke, Hunt, Raynes, Mullins (c), Newey, Williams, Davies, Ruffels, O'Dowda, Potter, Constable #oufc
- — Oxford Mail OUFC (@OxfordMailOUFC)Tue, Oct 08 2013 17:55:04Make that five changes to the #oufc XI. Ruffels makes his first start, Williams and O'Dowda on the wings.
- — Patrick Wehmeier (@OUFCPCW)Tue, Oct 08 2013 18:52:36Not at the game tonight as don't bother with the JPT. Thinking back to first game of season and what a day that was in Portsmouth... #oufc
- — Ben Warren (@WarroF1)Tue, Oct 08 2013 18:33:26Very disappointing turnout from Oxford fans tonight. Johnstones Paint Trophy or not, smth wrong when more away fans are here than home #OUFC
- — Olly Howells (@ollyhowells)Tue, Oct 08 2013 18:25:29
- Both sides took a while to settle but when things did it was United who took control of proceedings. James Constable went close, drawing a save from point-blank range after the dangerous Ryan Williams put in a lovely ball.
Oxford United 1-2 Portsmouth
Oxford drop out of the JPT at the first hurdle, despite dominating against Portsmouth