OXFORD United cannot dwell on having yet another game postponed, according to Dan Agyei.

The U’s should have been on the road at Bristol Rovers this afternoon, but the match was called off on Tuesday due to a coronavirus outbreak in the home side’s camp.

It means United have a welcome blank weekend, which will allow them to recharge before the Boxing Day visit of AFC Wimbledon kicks off four games in ten days.

While there are positives to take from a break, it is also frustrating a fourth U’s fixture this season has been postponed due to Covid.

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But Agyei, who would have wanted to back up a goal and an assist in the win over Northampton Town on Tuesday night, shrugged off the setback.

He said: “It’s a bit strange, but at the end of the day that’s football.

“In the environment we’re in now it’s expected and something we’ve just got to get through.

“We’ve got four games in ten days we’ve got to prepare for and make sure we’re mentally and physically right.”

Today’s game was, at least, called off with more than 24 hours notice, unlike the postponed fixtures against Crewe Alexandra and October’s derby with Swindon Town.

But it is already the sixth time the U’s have had to rearrange a match this season, with November’s home clash with Doncaster Rovers and the visit of Shrewsbury Town next month moved due to the opposition having players on international duty and being in Emirates FA Cup action respectively.

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U’s head coach Karl Robinson said: “It’s been extremely difficult for everybody.

“All our training programmes are to peak by a certain day, to recover to go again by another date.

“It can’t affect us – the games that are getting called off and the things that have gone against us are all part of learning and being better for the experience.”

United now have two days off after playing an intra-squad game yesterday afternoon.

Rob Atkinson featured after missing the Northampton clash with a hip problem, while Cameron Brannagan enjoyed a cameo and Sam Winnall played for 60 minutes.