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The Kassam Stadium (ATT 5,003) 12th February 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: O Langford

Oxford Utd Oxford United vs Fleetwood Town Fleetwood

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Last Updated: 11/02/13 3:58pm

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Alfie Potter: Set to deputise in the absence of Justin Richards

Alfie Potter: Set to deputise in the absence of Justin Richards

Team news for Tuesday's League Two clash between Oxford United and Fleetwood at the Kassam Stadium.

Oxford will assess Justin Richards in the build up to the clash with Fleetwood as they look to end a run of four games without a win.

The on-loan Burton striker was forced off after just 34 minutes following a heavy collision in Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Bristol Rovers at the Kassam.

Alfie Potter, his replacement last weekend, could get the nod from the start if Richards is ruled out.

Josh Parker looked lively after his substitute appearance and he could be pushing for a start while Lewis Montrose, who made his first home start on Saturday, is likely to be involved again.

Striker Tom Craddock has been missing with a groin injury and Peter Leven is sidelined until April after undergoing knee surgery while Andy Whing returned to the matchday squad after recovering from his ankle injury.

Fleetwood boss Graham Alexander will run the rule over Gareth Evans and Shaun Beeley ahead of Tuesday's encounter.

Winger Evans made way for Ryan Crowther at half-time during last weekend's 2-2 draw with Bradford and sat out of his side's 1-0 victory over Torquay. He is rated at 50/50 for the clash.

Beeley, who also missed the win at Plainmoor with a leg injury, faces a late fitness test.

Midfielder Barry Nicholson missed out against the Gulls following more problems with a persistent back complaint and will be assessed ahead of kick-off.

Centre-back Youl Mawene (foot) continues is rehabilitation but is not ready for first-team action.

Alexander's men will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to four league matches as they continue their march up the League Two table.

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2 Burton Albion 34 64
3 Wycombe Wanderers 34 63
4 Luton Town 34 58
5 Bury 34 58
6 Southend United 34 58
7 Newport County AFC 34 53
8 Plymouth Argyle 34 52
9 Stevenage 34 52
10 Northampton Town 34 50
11 AFC Wimbledon 34 46
12 Morecambe 34 45
13 Portsmouth 34 44
14 Exeter City 34 44
15 Accrington Stanley 34 43
16 Cambridge United 34 41
17 Mansfield Town 34 41
18 Dagenham & Redbridge 34 40
19 Oxford United 34 39
20 York City 34 36
21 Carlisle United 34 36
22 Tranmere Rovers 34 34
23 Cheltenham Town 34 34
24 Hartlepool United 34 27