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Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Oldham Athletic

Crewe Alexandra slipped back into the League Two relegation places after Oldham Athletic stole all three points.

Rhys Turner's mazy unopposed run was denied by a great save from Crewe's former Oldham goalkeeper Paul Rachubka.

Jamie Ness and James Jones were both inches away from giving the hosts the lead but they were denied by keeper Joel Coleman.

But Crewe were undone when Conor Wilkinson drove low into the corner after linking with Danny Philliskirk.

Oldham Athletic caretaker manager Dean Holden told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Holden on Crewe v Oldham

"The three points is massive for us. We've struggled a bit in the last couple of games to get results, so it's a fantastic three points.

"But more than that, it's a performance you want to be associated with, it had a bit of everything.

"There's been a lot of work going on behind the scenes and when you don't get the results people ask questions.

"But it's nice for it all to be coming together."

Line-ups

Crewe

  • 44Rachubka
  • 30TateSubstituted forDalla Valleat 80'minutes
  • 4Davis
  • 3Guthrie
  • 7Turton
  • 28Ness
  • 42Grant
  • 20Jones
  • 24LeighSubstituted forCooperat 88'minutes
  • 25HaberSubstituted forIkpeazuat 69'minutes
  • 35Ajose

Substitutes

  • 8Atkinson
  • 11Cooper
  • 12Dalla Valle
  • 18Nolan
  • 19Baillie
  • 33Stewart
  • 34Ikpeazu

Oldham

  • 13Coleman
  • 2BrownBooked at 38mins
  • 18Lockwood
  • 24Gerrard
  • 22Sadler
  • 19Woodland
  • 15Winchester
  • 8Jones
  • 11Forte
  • 10Philliskirk
  • 23TurnerSubstituted forWilkinsonat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dieng
  • 12Mellor
  • 17Wilkinson
  • 20Wilson
  • 21Kusunga
  • 30Tyson
  • 32Jacobs
Referee:
Pat Miller
Attendance:
4,669

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 0, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 0, Oldham Athletic 1.

Foul by Lauri Dalla Valle (Crewe Alexandra).

Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Crewe Alexandra).

Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Anthony Gerrard.

Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. George Cooper replaces Greg Leigh.

Hand ball by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by James Jones (Crewe Alexandra).

Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Lauri Dalla Valle (Crewe Alexandra) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Mat Sadler.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Lauri Dalla Valle replaces Alan Tate.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Crewe Alexandra).

Luke Woodland (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 0, Oldham Athletic 1. Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Jon Guthrie (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Uche Ikpeazu replaces Marcus Haber.

Attempt missed. James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Alan Tate (Crewe Alexandra).

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Conor Wilkinson replaces Rhys Turner.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Joel Coleman (Oldham Athletic) because of an injury.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Joel Coleman.

Attempt saved. Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Harry Davis.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra).

Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Nicky Ajose (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City38258573324183
2Preston372110663323173
3Swindon37217965392670
4MK Dons38209976403669
5Sheff Utd371610115143858
6Peterborough38175164646056
7Barnsley38167155150155
8Rochdale361651563471653
9Doncaster381411134848053
10Fleetwood381410143943-452
11Chesterfield37149145449551
12Bradford361312114642451
13Oldham371310144656-1049
14Gillingham381212145256-448
15Port Vale38146184753-648
16Walsall371113133641-546
17Scunthorpe361110154856-843
18Coventry381013154354-1143
19Crawley381110174364-2143
20Notts County37119173750-1342
21Crewe38126203568-3342
22Leyton Orient37109184753-639
23Colchester38108204663-1738
24Yeovil3889212858-3033
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