OXFORD United’s terrible record against Fleetwood Town will have no bearing on tomorrow’s clash, according to Karl Robinson.

In the 11 meetings between the sides, the Cod Army have never lost – winning nine times.

Last season they played just once, when Joey Barton steered his side to a 2-1 victory at Highbury, with the return fixture lost to lockdown.

But Robinson, pointing to the big turnover of players in both sides, feels the hoodoo will not be a factor tomorrow.

He said: “I was talking to the players about a couple of seasons ago when we were losing games at the beginning of the season and I looked around and lots of them weren’t here.

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“I think the players who have been here for a while will know, but I don’t think it will have too much of an influence on our performance or mentality going into the game.”

Fleetwood lost three of their first four Sky Bet League One games, but have come on strongly since, beating Gillingham and Shrewsbury Town in the past week.

Robinson said: “This game is just as difficult (as Charlton on Tuesday) and we’ll have to be at our best, because they’ve got some wonderful players.

“The front players are firing and a real threat.”