Fan reaction: Oli Fell's view of Cheltenham 2 Oxford 2
In all truth, I'm feeling a little bit sick after that one.
I can imagine that we're feeling like the Portsmouth fans last week, having absolutely dominated that second half without finding the winner.
The game started well with, in my opinion, tragically underrated striker Byron Harrison opening the scoring.
I thought from then on, you know what? We might just go on and win this.
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But, no... A tragic defensive error lets Kitson, who the referee was clearly keen on, in to score.
Despite conceding, we were still on the front foot with the occasional Oxford counter attack.
We continued to press in the game and we should have added another goal but going in 1-1 at HT was fine with me.
In the second half, Gornell and Harrison were outstanding. Not that they weren't in the first half, but I'm not totally sure they stopped running in the final 45.
After having various penalty appeals turned down, the referee just generally favouring Oxford twined with hitting the post and some slack defending I think a draw is an ok result.
The points should have been taken, but it's a step forward in the right direction and that should start our season nicely.
I am, however, wondering where this leaves Cureton? If Gornell and Harrison play like that again next week then do we leave him out? It would look like we'd have to. Anyway, that's a problem for Yates and not us!
OUT OF 10
Scott Brown 8- Made two stunning saves, but poor communication for their first.
Sido Jombati 7- Looked threatening down the right and defended well.
Steve Elliott 6- After a terrible mistake he recovered well.
James Wilson 6- Looked shaky, but a solid second half.
Keith Lowe 8- A really good performance. Did so well and put in dangerous balls.
Matt Richards 7- A dynamic performance.
Russ Penn 8- Back to his best, enough said.
David Noble 8- Another great performance. Wouldn't mind him for the season!
Jermaine McGlashan 7- Quiet, but lethal on the break.
Terry and Byron Harrison 9- If we see that from them week in, week out. We'll be up there. Absolutely fantastic from them today.