With only four matches taking place this weekend in League One, Oxford United travel to Plough Lane to face AFC Wimbledon knowing they can go top of the table with a win.
Karl Robinson’s men have 10 points from their first five games and have three wins from their last four games.
James Henry scored a brilliant hat-trick last week to give the U’s a 3-1 win against Lincoln City. However, they are without a win away from home this season.
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They will be without Marcus McGuane, who will be out for a couple of weeks with a hip injury, and Gavin Whyte who is away with the Northern Ireland squad.
Wimbledon have one win and three draws from their five games and are have drawn both home games this season.
The Wombles are also yet to keep a clean sheet this season.
Promoted side Bolton Wanderers have made a solid start to the season, they have two wins and two draws from their first five games.
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Ian Evatt’s side lost their first game of the season last week against Cambridge United but they have a win and a draw from their two home games at the University of Bolton stadium.
Wanderers host Burton, who have made a strong start to the season, taking 10 points from five matches.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s men drew 1-1 at home to Cheltenham last week and can go top of the table with a win if Oxford don’t take all three points.
Elsewhere, Accrington Stanley face Shrewsbury Town. The hosts have won both home games at the Wham stadium this season, while Shrewsbury have lost four of their first five games but ended their four-game losing run with a 2-1 home win against Gillingham that featured three red cards.
Cheltenham entertain MK Dons at the Jonny-Rocks stadium with just a point separating the two sides.