THERE are less than 40 days between Oxford United’s two meetings with Ipswich Town, but Karl Robinson is not planning to look back on last month’s clash for preparation tomorrow.

The game at the Kassam Stadium was suspended in the first half amid torrential rain which waterlogged the pitch.

Conditions improved to complete the fixture, which finished goalless, but Robinson is not intending to study the footage for tips ahead of the return against Paul Lambert’s side.

“No, it was a complete farce,” the head coach said.

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“I think the two teams were tremendous on the night, but it would be difficult to take anything from it.”

Ipswich were last in the third tier in the 1950s, but an immediate return to the Championship which at one stage looked a formality is now in doubt.

They start the weekend one point outside the Sky Bet League One play-off places and under pressure to climb the table.

Robinson said: “People say that, but they won 4-1 on Saturday against Burton.

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“Paul’s experienced and I don’t think he’ll be flustered by any of the murmurs.

“His team’s extremely experienced and littered with top players at this level and the one above.”