DARREN Moore paid tribute to Oxford United's "incredible run" as they beat his Doncaster Rovers side 3-0 at the Kassam Stadium.

Just goal difference separated the sides in Sky Bet League One before kick-off, but the home side ran out comfortable winners.

Moore felt the first two goals - right at the end of the first half and shortly after the break - came at good times to disrupt the visitors, who did not have a shot on target all afternoon.

United's win took them up to eighth and they have now lost just once in the last dozen outings.

Moore said: "Goals change games and they got them at the crucial times. We were found a little bit wanting in that respect.

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"Credit to Oxford. We wanted to try to come here and stop that momentum.

"We wanted to get back to winning ways, but in the end they were a little bit too strong for us.

"It was a tough day for us to take, but we’ve got to learn from it.

"Oxford are on an incredible run, they’re a good team, but in areas I thought we needed to be a little bit better."