OXFORD United face a stern test when one of Sky Bet League One’s early pacesetters visit the Kassam Stadium tomorrow.

Coventry City are joint top of the table and unbeaten after five games, with their early performances showing a solid defence and dangerous attack.


City’s capture of the former Peterborough United striker earlier this month was seen as quite a coup.

The 28-year-old scored 18 goals for Posh last season and has made an encouraging start at his new club, already finding the net twice.

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Coventry’s captain has been an ever-present in the centre of midfield since he joined the club in 2017.

The Scottish international is a key link between defence and attack and United will need to stop him dictating the tempo.

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The defender joined the Sky Blues from Scottish side Ayr United this summer and has slotted seemlessly into the back four.

Rose has impressed with a string of mature performances at centre back and, at just 23, has been tipped by some as a future Scotland star.