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History Books: U's vs Blues

13 April 2018

Ahead of tomorrow's game against Oxford we dive into the archives and look at the history between the two sides...

Blues are currently on a ten-match unbeaten run against Oxford United, with the last time Southend lost to the U’s being on 21st August 2012.
We have played against Oxford United a total of 40 times, with Blues winning 22 games, drawing nine games and losing 19 times against the U's.
In the last 10 games at the Kassam Stadium Blues have scored a total of 16 goals, which works out to be an average of 1.6 goals a game from Southend. 
Blues have beaten the U's in all three English Cup competitions.
Southend have scored 73 goals against Oxford, with tomorrow’s opposition only scoring 57 goals against us.
The first time the two clubs met was on 25th August 1965, which saw Blues loss 3-2 after a late goal from Oxford. But Blues got their revenge at Roots Hall as they carved out a tricky 2-1 win.

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