Our prediction for this League 1 match:
All eyes will be on Kassam Stadium when Oxford United and Sunderland go head to head in the League One derby. The Yellows kicked off the new season with a 2-0 loss at Lincoln, with defender Robert Atkinson being sent off in the dying minutes of the match. The 22-year-old will have to serve his ban in Saturday’s football match, meaning that the hosts could face difficulties at the back.
The Black Cats, on the other hand, came from behind to share the spoils with Bristol Rovers in the opening match of the season. Sunderland are seen as one of the main candidates for promotion, and we predict that they will take advantage of the empty stands at Kassam Stadium. A man to keep an eye on in the away team will be experienced attacker Chris Maguire, who is likely to make life difficult for his former teammates.