Anthony Scully scored one and made one other as Lincoln beat Oxford 2-1 on the Kassam Stadium to choose up their first win of the season.
Skipper Tom Hopper gave the Imps – who had drawn their first three matches of the season – the lead on 21 minutes, changing Scully’s cross for his second objective of the marketing campaign.
Scully then produced some magic footwork to dig the ball out in a decent space and curl a shot into the highest proper nook throughout first-half stoppage time.
The U’s introduced on new signing Kyle Joseph, on mortgage from Swansea, on the hour and when Max Sanders manhandled the striker within the field 5 minutes later, referee Sam Barrott awarded a penalty.
Cameron Brannagan transformed it following an harm delay, sending Jordan Wright the unsuitable manner.
Brannagan had blasted huge from distance in a gap half that additionally noticed Metropolis defender Lasse Sorensen slicing Billy Bodin’s cross into the grateful fingers of his keeper.
Wright made a superb close-range save to show Brannagan’s drive round his submit early within the second half.