Wycombe Wanderers have been promoted to the second tier of English soccer for the primary time of their historical past as they beat Oxford United 2-1 within the League One play-off ultimate at Wembley.
The Chairboys took an early lead when Anthony Stewart headed the ball in-off U’s goalkeeper Simon Eastwood.
Karl Robinson’s aspect improved after the break and levelled the scores when Mark Sykes’ ball from the proper flew over Ryan Allsop and into the online.
United have been on prime after that however it was Wycombe who scored the subsequent purpose as Eastwood clattered into Fred Onyedinma contained in the field.
Joe Jacobson stepped up and duly slotted within the ensuing penalty to ship Wycombe to the Championship.
Oxford’s taking part in fashion is arguably simpler on the attention however it was Gareth Ainsworth’s males who began the higher and so they took the lead inside ten minutes.
A menacing nook from the proper by Jacobson put Eastwood into all types of inauspicious and Stewart nodded the ball residence, nevertheless, replays present the defender’s header was not going within the web had it not struck Eastwood.
The Yellows responded fairly properly however failed to check Wycombe keeper Allsop, whereas Onyedinma blazed the ball over after discovering area within the Oxford field.
The second half made a reasonably subdued begin however Oxford equalised on 57 minutes with Sykes’ unbelievable end.
Solely he’ll know whether or not he meant to lob the Wycombe keeper however his cross-cum-shot actually did the trick.
The sport appeared to have turned in Oxford’s favour after that however it Wycombe received a penalty eleven minutes from time.
A protracted ball discovered its solution to Onyedinma and with Eastwood all the time second favorite to win the ball, the referee had no alternative however to award the spot-kick when the striker was clattered into contained in the field.
The ever-dependable Jacobson put the ball straight down the center to safe a second of historical past for Wycombe Wanderers.