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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Josh Morris (83')

Josh Morris leaves it late to fire Scunthorpe to victory

Josh Morris struck late on to earn Scunthorpe a 1-0 victory that ended Oxford's 100 per cent start to the season.
The winger netted in the 83rd minute when his ball in from the right ran through the penalty area and nestled into the far corner.
It was the first Sky Bet League One goal the U's have conceded this season, but it came on the back of a strong spell of home pressure.
In a tight first-half chances were few and far between, with the visitors creating the only real opening when Matt Gilks tipped a Jack Payne header onto the bar.
After the break, the Iron got on top and Oxford lived dangerously before conceding.
Tom Hopper should have headed the hosts ahead following a cross from Paddy Madden and Neal Bishop later floated an effort onto the bar.
When Madden saw a deflected shot drop wide after bouncing up over keeper Simon Eastwood, it looked like it might not be the home side's day.
But Morris struck and they held out for the win, despite Jon Obika hitting the bar in stoppage time.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Shrewsbury Town 18 +14 40
2 Wigan Athletic 18 +22 39
3 Scunthorpe United 19 +10 35
4 Charlton Athletic 17 +8 34
5 Bradford City 19 +6 33
6 Blackburn Rovers 17 +14 31
7 Peterborough United 18 +4 28
8 Oxford United 19 +7 26
9 Rotherham United 18 +6 26
10 Blackpool 18 +1 26
11 Portsmouth 19 0 26
12 Fleetwood Town 19 -1 26
13 Milton Keynes Dons 19 -6 24
14 Southend United 18 -7 24
15 Walsall 18 -2 22
16 Oldham Athletic 18 -6 22
17 Bristol Rovers 18 -7 21
18 Doncaster Rovers 19 -5 20
19 AFC Wimbledon 19 -6 20
20 Gillingham 19 -7 19
21 Northampton Town 19 -17 18
22 Rochdale 18 -6 17
23 Plymouth Argyle 19 -13 17
24 Bury 19 -9 16