League One
Oldham2Scunthorpe0

Oldham Athletic 2-0 Scunthorpe United

Two late first-half goals gave Oldham a surprise victory over League One leaders Scunthorpe.

The struggling Latics had failed to win any of their six previous league matches at Sportsdirect.com Park, but doubled their goal tally for the season in front of their own fans on their way to a comfortable three points.

Two goals in the three minutes directly before half-time did the damage for Steve Robinson's side.

Freddie Ladapo grabbed the first, in the 42nd minute, completing a flowing move upfield by squeezing a shot inside the upright.

The Iron were still reeling from that setback when Lee Erwin broke into the box and curled a lovely finish inside the far post a minute into stoppage time.

Scunthorpe, unbeaten in eight games going into the match, never looked like finding a way back into the game and lacked ideas in the final third.

Instead it was Oldham who went closest to adding to the scoring after the break when visiting goalkeeper Joe Anyon did well to beat away a drive from Ryan Flynn.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Ripley
  • 16DummiganBooked at 87mins
  • 26Clarke
  • 5Burgess
  • 3Reckord
  • 7Flynn
  • 24Fane
  • 28Green
  • 19ErwinSubstituted forMckayat 89'minutes
  • 10WinchesterSubstituted forKlokat 70'minutes
  • 12LadapoSubstituted forOseiat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Wilson
  • 6Klok
  • 8Banks
  • 9Mckay
  • 13Kettings
  • 18Osei
  • 30Jahraldo-Martin

Scunthorpe

  • 13Anyon
  • 2Wiseman
  • 5Wallace
  • 6Mirfin
  • 22Townsend
  • 12BishopBooked at 45minsSubstituted forNessat 75'minutes
  • 14HopperSubstituted forHolmesat 65'minutes
  • 8Dawson
  • 17MantomSubstituted forvan Veenat 59'minutes
  • 11MorrisBooked at 90mins
  • 9Madden

Substitutes

  • 10van Veen
  • 18Smallwood
  • 19Holmes
  • 20Goode
  • 26Ness
  • 31Sutton
  • 41Kelsey
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
2,911

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Scunthorpe United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Scunthorpe United 0.

Booking

Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United).

Paul Green (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United).

Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Duane Holmes (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Billy McKay (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Billy McKay replaces Lee Erwin.

Booking

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt blocked. Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Murray Wallace (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Darius Osei replaces Freddie Ladapo.

Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Jamie Ness replaces Neal Bishop.

Delay in match Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United) because of an injury.

Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Reckord (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt blocked. Duane Holmes (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Conor Townsend (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Conor Townsend (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Marc Klok replaces Carl Winchester.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Murray Wallace.

Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Duane Holmes replaces Tom Hopper.

Foul by Conor Townsend (Scunthorpe United).

Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Cameron Dummigan.

Attempt saved. Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Conor Townsend (Scunthorpe United).

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe1484229151428
2Bradford14671169725
3Bolton147431510525
4Sheff Utd137332114724
5Rochdale146351816221
6Port Vale146351719-221
7Peterborough145542417720
8Bury146262220220
9Wimbledon145542018220
10Bristol Rovers135532120120
11Fleetwood135441916319
12Northampton144642019118
13Oxford Utd145361516-118
14Walsall134541720-317
15Charlton133731613316
16MK Dons144461920-116
17Swindon144461517-216
18Gillingham144462026-616
19Southend144461424-1016
20Millwall134362125-415
21Oldham14365915-615
22Chesterfield133371618-212
23Coventry132651016-612
24Shrewsbury142481324-1110
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