OXFORD United beat Southampton 2-1 in their penultimate pre-season game.

Liam Gilbert’s side picked up their third win in four friendlies, with second-half goals from Emily Allen and a trialist sealing victory.

Ex-Arsenal coach Tom Hartley is the U’s new assistant manager in one of four additions to the backroom staff.

Dan Saunders has been appointed head of goalkeeping, Dean Tetley is now head of physical performance and George Anthony has been named development squad manager.

The U’s start their FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division season at Gillingham on September 20.