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Oldham Athletic 0-0 Coventry City

Coventry City and Oldham both need just one more win to ensure their League One survival after a goalless draw.

The stalemate ended a three-game losing streak for the Sky Blues while Oldham are now unbeaten in seven matches.

Jonson Clarke-Harris hit the post with a 25-yard free-kick for the home side while Nathan Eccleston forced a good save from Oldham's Paul Rachubka.

Coventry almost took all three points as Rachubka saved from John Fleck after he shot following a run into the box.

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"I think it was important that we didn't lose the game.

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Post-match: Oldham manager Johnson

"I was disappointed that we didn't win it, I thought we had the better chances.

"The game was a bit flat, it was a bit end of season, testimonial type game.

"It's another game unbeaten, another clean sheet and we have three games now to move forward."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 29Rachubka
  • 2Brown
  • 3Grounds
  • 4Wesolowski
  • 16Wilson
  • 18Lockwood
  • 28Worrall
  • 8Smith
  • 14Clarke-Harris
  • 27PhilliskirkSubstituted forMacDonaldat 66'minutes
  • 30HarkinsSubstituted forDaytonat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Gafaiti
  • 10MacDonald
  • 12Mellor
  • 19Dayton
  • 21Millar
  • 24Byrom
  • 33Coleman

Coventry

  • 1Murphy
  • 2Christie
  • 19Willis
  • 12Prutton
  • 4Webster
  • 24Clarke
  • 27RobinsonSubstituted forThomasat 72'minutes
  • 7Fleck
  • 20Wilson
  • 9EcclestonSubstituted forSeaborneat 90+1'minutes
  • 8BakerSubstituted forMarshallat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Adams
  • 6Thomas
  • 10Delfouneso
  • 11McGeouch
  • 13Burge
  • 15Seaborne
  • 26Marshall
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
4,633

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamCoventry
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home11
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Coventry City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Coventry City 0.

Attempt missed. Mark Marshall (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Mark Marshall (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Worrall (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Daniel Seaborne replaces Nathan Eccleston.

David Worrall (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Cyrus Christie (Coventry City).

Attempt blocked. James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Conor Thomas (Coventry City).

Foul by James Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Callum Wilson (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Clarke (Coventry City).

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by James Dayton.

Attempt saved. John Fleck (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Hand ball by Conor Thomas (Coventry City).

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Adam Lockwood.

Attempt blocked. Nathan Eccleston (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Hand ball by Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt blocked. David Worrall (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Cyrus Christie.

James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Fleck (Coventry City).

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic).

Jordan Clarke (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jordan Willis.

Attempt missed. Jordan Clarke (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Conor Thomas replaces Anton Robinson because of an injury.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Paul Rachubka.

Attempt saved. Anton Robinson (Coventry City) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Charlie MacDonald replaces Danny Philliskirk.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Mark Marshall replaces Carl Baker.

Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Eccleston (Coventry City).

Foul by Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic).

Cyrus Christie (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves44309585305599
2Brentford442710769393091
3Rotherham442313882552782
4Preston442216668432582
5Leyton Orient4423111080443680
6Peterborough442241868561270
7Swindon44199166255766
8Sheff Utd431612154343060
9Port Vale44186205871-1360
10MK Dons44178196060059
11Walsall441416144745258
12Bristol City441317146966356
13Crawley431413164651-555
14Bradford441217155352153
15Gillingham44157225875-1752
16Oldham431312184757-1051
17Coventry441612167274-250
18Colchester441114194860-1247
19Tranmere441211215175-2447
20Crewe441211215279-2747
21Notts County44144266176-1546
22Carlisle431111214372-2944
23Shrewsbury44914214160-1941
24Stevenage44109254368-2539
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