OXFORD United’s EFL Trophy victory saw Karl Robinson join a select group of Oxford United managers.

The 2-1 triumph over Chelsea Under 21s was his 50th win in 90 minutes for the U’s, a milestone only reached by seven other men since the club changed name in 1960.

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Robinson reached the tally in 123 games – not bad going considering he won just seven of his first 27 games since taking over in March 2018.

Only four managers have reached 50 wins for United in fewer games.

Michael Appleton, who, like Robinson, got off to a slow start, took 116 matches, helped by the terrific promotion-winning campaign in 2015/16.

The legendary Jim Smith was third fastest at the beginning of United’s charge up the Football League in the 1980s.

Chris Wilder took just 87 games after steering the club out of the Conference, but Arthur Turner is in top spot – managing to reach the half century of victories in less than two Southern League seasons.