OXFORD United face an anxious wait to discover the extent of Kyle Edwards’ hamstring injury.

The Ipswich Town loanee has hit the ground running at United, scoring two goals in four appearances across all competitions.

However, he missed the 3-1 win at Stevenage yesterday after an injury suffered in training on Thursday.

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U’s head coach Liam Manning said: “We’re still waiting on results, it’s going to be a little while to be honest.

“He felt it at the end of training on Thursday, which is a big shame because he hit the ground running and he’s someone that we like a lot.

“We’re waiting on the results and we’ll see where we’re at to know exactly what’s going on.”

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Manning switched from his usual 4-2-3-1 formation to a 3-4-2-1 set-up against Stevenage.

Asked whether Edwards would’ve played in the new system, he responded: “It’s highly likely he was going to play top of the box in a straight swap with him and Tyler, who did great coming in.

“It gives us that flexibility and allows us to go and identify how we can dominate a game, whether it’s a back three or back four.

“The system is irrelevant, it’s about getting people in slots and positions to be able to dominate the way we want to.”

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