League One
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Southend United 0-1 Oldham Athletic

Curtis Main
Curtis Main has scored four goals in his last five games for Oldham Athletic

Oldham Athletic boosted their hopes of League One survival as Curtis Main's second-half goal sealed a vital three points against Southend United.

Jonathan Forte hit the post for the visitors, who are six points above the bottom four, before Tareiq Holmes-Dennis sent an effort wide.

Oldham keeper Joel Coleman saved a David Worrall shot at the other end.

Main fired home after the hour mark as he latched on to Forte's pass to seal victory for the Latics.

Oldham have a sizeable cushion above the League One relegation places with three games left to play, while Southend remain in 13th place.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 2White
  • 5ThompsonSubstituted forMcQueenat 83'minutes
  • 26Barrett
  • 3Coker
  • 7WorrallBooked at 74mins
  • 18Leonard
  • 22Deegan
  • 17McLaughlinSubstituted forLozaat 75'minutes
  • 19Barnett
  • 10Payne

Substitutes

  • 12Atkinson
  • 13Smith
  • 14Hurst
  • 20McQueen
  • 23Loza
  • 25Kamara
  • 43Malarczyk

Oldham

  • 1Coleman
  • 20WilsonBooked at 74mins
  • 27Edmundson
  • 16Gerrard
  • 17Holmes-Dennis
  • 36Dummigan
  • 4Dieng
  • 6Kelly
  • 11ForteSubstituted forCassidyat 85'minutes
  • 7Croft
  • 21Main

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 3Mills
  • 9Poleon
  • 13Cornell
  • 14Cassidy
  • 29Tuohy
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
6,508

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home15
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Southend United 0, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southend United 0, Oldham Athletic 1.

Attempt missed. Tyrone Barnett (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by George Edmundson.

Attempt saved. Tareiq Holmes-Dennis (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jake Cassidy replaces Jonathan Forte.

Sam McQueen (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Sam McQueen replaces Adam Thompson.

Foul by Jack Payne (Southend United).

George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Southend United).

Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. John White (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Jamar Loza replaces Stephen McLaughlin.

Booking

David Worrall (Southend United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Brian Wilson (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Jack Payne (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by John White.

Foul by Ryan Leonard (Southend United).

Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Southend United 0, Oldham Athletic 1. Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan Forte.

Attempt saved. Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Jack Payne (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Attempt blocked. Jack Payne (Southend United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Anthony Gerrard.

Stephen McLaughlin (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Tyrone Barnett (Southend United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Southend United).

Foul by Adam Thompson (Southend United).

Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Southend United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan432215673403381
2Burton432391152361678
3Walsall422112961431875
4Millwall432191365471872
5Bradford432011124840871
6Gillingham4319121267491869
7Barnsley432161664511369
8Rochdale431811146354965
9Sheff Utd431811146354965
10Scunthorpe431811145547865
11Coventry4317121462461663
12Port Vale431711155251162
13Southend431611165556-159
14Peterborough43176207367657
15Bury431512165265-1357
16Swindon431410195869-1152
17Oldham431118144353-1051
18Chesterfield43148215567-1250
19Fleetwood431114184953-447
20Shrewsbury421211195168-1747
21Blackpool43129223954-1545
22Doncaster431012214561-1642
23Colchester43912225492-3839
24Crewe43613244379-3631
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