Jordan Archer Oxford United claims a free kick from Hartlepool United's Ryan Donaldson during the FA Cup match between Oxford United and Hartlepool United at the Kassam Stadium, Oxford on Saturday 4th January 2020. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)
Jordan Archer Oxford United claims a free kick from Hartlepool United's Ryan Donaldson during the FA Cup match between Oxford United and Hartlepool United at the Kassam Stadium, Oxford on Saturday 4th January 2020. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

Hartlepool United player ratings from 4-1 FA Cup third round defeat at Oxford United

Hartlepool United bowed out of the FA Cup at the third round stage following a 4-1 defeat at Oxford United.

Sunday, 5th January 2020, 10:36 am

Pools took a surprise early lead against the League One outfit as Mark Kitching pounced on a defensive error to net his second goal of the season.

The visitors held on to their lead until the 52nd minute when Rob Hall curled in an equaliser. Shandon Baptiste then put the hosts ahead before Tarique Fosu and a Matty Taylor penalty added some gloss to the scoreline late on.

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