Anin Bakrie is grateful that Oxford United are in the play-offs of the English League One

Jakarta (medialnews) – The owner of Oxford United, who is also a young entrepreneur from Indonesia, Anindya Novyan Bakrie, appreciated the Oxford troops making their way through the English League One playoffs for promotion to the second division of the Championship League.

“We are grateful that Oxford United were able to do well in the last game of the season. “A convincing 4-0 win against Burton led the Yellows to the play-off for the second time in two years,” Anin said in an official statement in Jakarta on Monday.

“Hopefully two games against Blackpool can bring Oxford United back to Wembley for the Final Play Offs,” said Anindya.

The results of the English League One season 2020-2021 last week or the 46th game ended dramatically, Sunday 9 May 2021. Four teams qualified for the play-offs, namely Blackpool FC, Sunderland AFC, Lincoln City and Oxford United, which now owned by Anindya Bakrie.

Oxford’s success could not be separated from maximum results in the final game after Burton Albion was silenced 4-0. Meanwhile, the closest rivals Portsmouth FC were beaten at home against Accrington Stanley FC 0-1.

The result of the game saw Oxford United amass 74 points for sixth place, while Portsmouth fell back to eighth with 72 points.

Actually, Oxford and Charlton Athletic both had 74 points, but Charlton lost on goal difference and had to settle for seventh place.

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Two teams Hull City (first place) and Peterborough (second place) automatically qualify for the Championship League, while the 3-6 teams must undergo the playoffs to win a championship promotion ticket.

The team is third Blackpool FC (80 points), fourth Sunderland AFC (77 points), fifth Lincoln City FC (77 points) and sixth Oxford United FC (74 points).

Playing at Kassam Stadium, Oxford immediately pressed the heart of Burton Albion’s defense.

The first goal came in the 10th minute from the action of Mide Shodipo, and in the 28th minute Matty Taylor created the second to give Oxford United a 2-0 lead through the first half.

In the second half, Oxford again added two major goals for Elliot Lee’s efforts in the 57th minute and Sam Winnal’s goal in the 92nd minute. Oxford United also won 4-0.

In the semifinals of the playoffs, Oxford United will challenge third-place Blackpool FC with a home-away format. Oxford United will host Blackpool at the Kassam Stadium on May 19, 2021 and the second game on May 22 will be Blackpool’s turn.

Another playoff semifinal, Lincoln City will challenge Sunderland AFC, May 30.

This is not the first time Oxford has entered the playoffs, as Oxford also made it to the playoffs last season, but had to settle for fourth place in the playoff final.

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Reporter: Zuhdiar Laeis
Editor: Jafar M Sidik
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