Oxford City lost a close contest with Oxford United on Friday evening in both clubs' final pre-season friendlies.
Tom Craddock scored a goal in each half to give United a victory while City gave a trial/debut to Warren Carter (formerly of Maidenhead and Holyport) in goal.
Oxford City: Carter, Lyon, Stonehouse, Gunn, Learoyd(Cook 63), Wilmott, Pond(Isaac 63), Malone(Alexis 57), Sharif(Barcelos 68), Basham(Benjamin 63), Martin(Skendi 83).
Nomads took an early lead only to be pegged back 1-1 at the interval, 2 quick goals after half time both courtesy of Rhys Denton gave the Nomads some breathing room with a 3-1 scoreline before Highmoor clawed back to 3-2.
With just minutes remaining Nomads grabbed their fourth goal to make the 3 points safe.