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Coventry City 0-0 Oldham Athletic

Winless Coventry City slipped to the bottom of League One after being held to another goalless draw by Oldham Athletic.

The hosts had the better of the first half but, once again, struggled to turn that dominance into goals.

Jodi Jones had a couple of efforts miss the target, while Marvin Sordell finished the best move of the game with a scuffed shot that drifted wide.

After Oldham midfielder Paul Green's low-range strike was deflected wide 10 minutes before the break, he then fired over the bar from the resulting corner.

The best opportunity fell to Coventry's Marcus Tudgay on the stroke of half-time - but he headed Lewis Page's inch-perfect cross wide of the target.

Impressive Sky Blues full-back Jamie Sterry was carried off on a stretcher at the start of the second half after taking a horrible blow to the head.

That cleared the way for Oldham to have their best spell as Ollie Banks and Green both fired over, while striker Lee Erwin, who was quiet in the first half, hit the bar from the edge of the box.

Banks had two efforts saved by Reice Charles-Cook as the visitors sensed they could claim a late victory but, despite finishing the stronger, Coventry go bottom, thanks to Rochdale's 2-1 home win over Fleetwood.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 23Charles-Cook
  • 22SterrySubstituted forKelly-Evansat 53'minutes
  • 2Willis
  • 4Turnbull
  • 15Page
  • 5BigirimanaBooked at 62mins
  • 13GadzhevBooked at 45minsSubstituted forLameirasat 45'minutes
  • 10Jones
  • 11ReidSubstituted forStevensonat 63'minutes
  • 20Tudgay
  • 17Sordell

Substitutes

  • 1Burge
  • 8Lameiras
  • 9Agyei
  • 18Ricketts
  • 21Wright
  • 30Kelly-Evans
  • 31Stevenson

Oldham

  • 1Ripley
  • 2LawSubstituted forCroftat 45'minutes
  • 26Clarke
  • 4Wilson
  • 5Burgess
  • 31DunneBooked at 64mins
  • 6KlokSubstituted forFlynnat 81'minutes
  • 8Banks
  • 28GreenBooked at 41mins
  • 12LadapoSubstituted forOseiat 67'minutes
  • 19Erwin

Substitutes

  • 7Flynn
  • 9Mckay
  • 11Croft
  • 13Kettings
  • 16Dummigan
  • 18Osei
  • 27McLaughlin
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
8,813

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home17
Away19
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 0, Oldham Athletic 0.

Full Time

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

Attempt missed. Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Hand ball by Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt blocked. Ben Stevenson (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Attempt blocked. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jordan Turnbull.

Attempt missed. Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Jordan Willis (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Darius Osei (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Ryan Flynn replaces Marc Klok.

Attempt blocked. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Lewis Page (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Oldham Athletic).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) because of an injury.

Delay in match Lewis Page (Coventry City) because of an injury.

Foul by Dion Kelly-Evans (Coventry City).

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

Attempt saved. Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Ruben Lameiras (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Brian Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Oliver Banks (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Darius Osei (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Marc Klok (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Lewis Page.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jordan Willis.

Attempt blocked. Darius Osei (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Darius Osei replaces Freddie Ladapo.

Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic).

Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic).

Booking

Charles Dunne (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe75111871116
2Bolton8431107315
3Bury8422149514
4Bradford8350106414
5Port Vale8422119214
6Sheff Utd84131011-113
7Fleetwood8332139412
8Millwall83321414012
9Peterborough83231511411
10Chesterfield83231210211
11Northampton825198111
12Oxford Utd832388011
13Gillingham83231215-311
14Charlton723210919
15Walsall8233911-29
16MK Dons8233810-29
17Wimbledon82241013-38
18Swindon7223710-38
19Oldham815247-38
20Southend8224914-58
21Bristol Rovers7142911-27
22Shrewsbury8215813-57
23Rochdale8134811-36
24Coventry805338-55
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