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Oxford boss Robinson delighted with Cup rout of West Ham

Oxford United boss Karl Robinson was delighted with their 4-0 Carabao Cup rout of West Ham.

During his tenure as MK Dons boss, the 39-year-old knocked out Blackpool and Norwich when they were in the Premier League before recording a famous 4-0 win over Manchester United in the third round five years ago.

Robinson also triumphed over QPR - when they were in the top flight - in the FA Cup, but played down his cup exploits.

"I just like winning football matches, no matter who you play against. I think one thing my teams always do is show tremendous respect for the opposition, but we never change our style," Oxford's manager said.

"We almost in a stupid way match them at their own game and sometimes it doesn't work.

"I've been battered 6-0 in this competition by Southampton. I've also been beaten 5-1 by Chelsea in the FA Cup, so there have been a few hidings, but these are the ones you remember for the rest of your life.

"Before the game I said I think I have some Premier League youngsters in my team and if you look at our age, we were younger than West Ham.

"We don't only have an older group of players who want to run around, but we have a young team with tremendous growth thanks to the academy and the players we have brought in so I can't ask for any more from my players."

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