The Gills travel to the Kassam Stadium on Tuesday, November 22 (7.45pm kick-off)
Sky Bet League One
Tuesday, November 22
Referee: Andrew Madley
Assistants: Steve Meredith and Neil Davies
Fourth Official: Brendan Malone
Justin Edinburgh’s team face League Two runners-up Oxford United on Tuesday in Sky Bet League One.
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Gills manager Justin Edinburgh has no fresh injury concerns following Saturday’s victory at Walsall, with Lee Martin and Aaron Morris the only remaining long-term absentees.
Edinburgh confirmed, however, that Jonathan Bond, Chris Herd, Frank Nouble and Bradley Garmston are unlikely to make the traveling squad.
, Edinburgh said he was pleased with his team’s character after being pegged back just five minutes after taking the lead. 2-1 victory at the weekendSpeaking after the
“We finished the first half strongly, but in the second half there was times when we were up against it. That’s what we needed; to show that character,” said Edinburgh.
]. And I thought Waggy [Scott Wagstaff] was excellent at right-back, giving us energy and balance.” against Northampton Town“The back four and Nels [goalkeeper Stuart Nelson] have stood firm - they were excellent. Baily [Cargill] was fantastic alongside Max, just like he was last week [
United beat Coventry City 4-1 on Saturday at the Kassam Stadium, ending a run of four games without a win.
U’s pair Wes Thomas and Joe Skarz were taken to hospital in the victory against the Sky Blues, and may be unavailable for the visit of Gillingham.
Michael Appleton’s men sit just one place and one point behind the Gills, in 16thplace in the Sky Bet League One table, meaning a win would see them leapfrog their opponents on Tuesday evening.
LAST TIME WE MET
The teams met at the MEMS Priestfield Stadium back in 2013, when United ran out 1-0 winners thanks to Alfie Potter’s late goal.
There have only been four goals in the last seven meetings between the two sides, with neither team able to score in three of those.
The teams have met 38 times in total, with the Gills winning 17, drawing 13 and losing 8.
FANCY A FLUTTER?
Oxford win – 17/20
Draw – 13/5
Gills win – 3/1
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