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Oldham Athletic 0-2 Colchester United

Jabo Ibehre

Colchester claimed their first away win since the opening day of the season with a 2-0 victory at Oldham.

The visitors went in front as Craig Eastmond crossed from the left and Oldham full-back Ellis Plummer slid the ball into his own net from four yards.

The lead was doubled when Dominic Vose set up Jabo Ibehre for a simple tap-in.

Oldham's John Pritchard hit the woodwork from long range and Connor Brown forced a good save as their nine-match unbeaten home run came to an end.

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Oldham manager Lee Johnson

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Post-match: Oldham boss Johnson

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"It was very poor all round. There was a lack of desire, quality and energy, and that's disappointing.

"After a good performance the other day [in the FA Cup at Mansfield] to get the spirits of the town up - to then go out and play like that was heartbreaking.

"We've got injuries to key players but that's no excuse. There's nothing you can do but crack on and hope that, in the next game, they show that energy and desire."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Oxley
  • 18Lanzoni
  • 26PlummerSubstituted forBrownat 45'minutes
  • 15WinchesterSubstituted forMillarat 45'minutes
  • 6Tarkowski
  • 3Grounds
  • 20Petrasso
  • 8Smith
  • 9RooneySubstituted forPritchardat 79'minutes
  • 27PhilliskirkBooked at 54mins
  • 12Mellor

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 17Rodgers
  • 21Millar
  • 23Joyce
  • 29Rachubka
  • 31Gosset
  • 36Pritchard

Colchester

  • 44Walker
  • 20B Wilson
  • 27Garbutt
  • 6EastmondBooked at 57minsSubstituted forGilbeyat 81'minutes
  • 4Okuonghae
  • 18EastmanBooked at 86mins
  • 16TurgottSubstituted forDicksonat 69'minutes
  • 2Wright
  • 17IbehreSubstituted forMorrisonat 69'minutes
  • 25Vose
  • 15Bean

Substitutes

  • 1Cousins
  • 3Dickson
  • 7Watt
  • 9Morrison
  • 14Bond
  • 22Gilbey
  • 39Tozer
Referee:
Tony Harrington
Attendance:
4,036

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home7
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Colchester United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Colchester United 2.
Attempt missed. James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.
Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Magnus Okuonghae.
John Pritchard (Oldham Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.
Attempt missed. David Mellor (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Tom Eastman (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card.
Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Tom Eastman (Colchester United).
Attempt missed. Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Luke Garbutt.
Michael Petrasso (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by David Wright (Colchester United).

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Alex Gilbey replaces Craig Eastmond.
Jonathan Grounds (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Dominic Vose (Colchester United).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. John Pritchard replaces Adam Rooney.
Foul by Matteo Lanzoni (Oldham Athletic).
Clinton Morrison (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by David Mellor (Oldham Athletic).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leyton Orient2113532444
2Wolves2113531944
3Brentford2113441443
4Peterborough2112361139
5Preston211083838
6Rotherham21984935
7Swindon2110381033
8Walsall21966533
9Bradford217951030
10Port Vale21939-330
11MK Dons20848428
12Crawley21687-426
13Coventry211056625
14Gillingham227411-925
15Colchester21597-724
16Carlisle21669-1224
17Shrewsbury21588-223
18Oldham206410-522
19Sheff Utd215610-921
20Tranmere215511-1520
21Stevenage215412-1319
22Notts County225314-918
23Crewe214611-2518
24Bristol City212109-716
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