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Oxford United 1-1 Oldham Athletic

Rob Hall scored his first goal since returning to Oxford with a brilliant equaliser in an ill-tempered draw with struggling Oldham at the Kassam Stadium.

The winger, who re-joined the club over the summer, rifled a 20-yard drive into the top left corner of the goal after 54 minutes to cancel out Cameron Burgess' early opener.

Latics were reduced to 10 men four minutes after Hall's strike when Ousmane Fane fouled Marvin Johnson and was sent off for his second yellow card.

And later, Oxford boss Michael Appleton and a member of Oldham's coaching staff were both sent from the dug-out for remonstrating over a booking.

On-loan Fulham centre-half Burgess fired Oldham in front in the 10th minute.

Keeper Simon Eastwood failed to collect Ollie Banks' free-kick, and the ball ran loose for Burgess to knock into an empty net from five yards.

Almost immediately, Kane Hemmings should have levelled as he slid in to meet Chris Maguire's cross, but diverted the ball over the net from four yards.

Oxford dominated the second half and Connor Ripley saved well from Chris Maguire, Marvin Johnson twice and Chey Dunkley as Latics held out for a point under severe pressure.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Eastwood
  • 16Edwards
  • 33Dunkley
  • 5Nelson
  • 28JohnsonBooked at 39mins
  • 19HallBooked at 64minsSubstituted forRobertsat 83'minutes
  • 23LedsonBooked at 80mins
  • 4Lundstram
  • 11MacDonaldSubstituted forRuffelsat 69'minutes
  • 10Maguire
  • 15HemmingsSubstituted forTaylorat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Martin
  • 13Buchel
  • 14Ruffels
  • 18Rothwell
  • 20Taylor
  • 21Roberts
  • 25Raglan

Oldham

  • 1RipleyBooked at 90mins
  • 2Law
  • 5Burgess
  • 31Dunne
  • 26Clarke
  • 27McLaughlinBooked at 78minsSubstituted forWilsonat 85'minutes
  • 28Green
  • 24FaneBooked at 58mins
  • 8BanksBooked at 63mins
  • 7FlynnSubstituted forCroftat 68'minutes
  • 9MckaySubstituted forErwinat 52'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Wilson
  • 11Croft
  • 13Kettings
  • 16Dummigan
  • 18Osei
  • 19Erwin
  • 32King
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
7,430

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home23
Away3
Shots on Target
Home9
Away1
Corners
Home15
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Oxford United 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oxford United 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Cameron Burgess.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Ryan Taylor replaces Kane Hemmings.

Booking

Connor Ripley (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Charles Dunne.

Attempt missed. Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Brian Wilson replaces Ryan McLaughlin.

Attempt missed. Chris Maguire (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Tyler Roberts replaces Robert Hall.

Philip Edwards (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan McLaughlin (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Cheyenne Dunkley (Oxford United).

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

Philip Edwards (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Robert Hall (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

Ryan McLaughlin (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for dangerous play.

Philip Edwards (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan McLaughlin (Oldham Athletic).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Oxford United).

Attempt missed. John Lundstram (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Connor Ripley.

Attempt saved. Cheyenne Dunkley (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Connor Ripley.

Attempt saved. Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Marvin Johnson (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Josh Ruffels replaces Alexander MacDonald.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Connor Ripley.

Attempt saved. Chris Maguire (Oxford United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Lee Croft replaces Ryan Flynn.

Attempt saved. Ryan Ledson (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by John Lundstram (Oxford United).

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

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Booking

Robert Hall (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Oliver Banks (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Robert Hall (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe21135343202344
2Sheff Utd21125438221641
3Bolton20124424121240
4Bradford219932718936
5Rochdale2110383027333
6Peterborough2095633231032
7Fleetwood219573327632
8Southend218762928131
9Bristol Rovers218673337-430
10Wimbledon217863025529
11Charlton2061042619728
12Millwall208483232028
13Northampton217683130127
14Oxford Utd217682525027
15Port Vale217682632-627
16Gillingham207582932-326
17Walsall216872430-626
18MK Dons216692630-424
19Swindon2165102132-1123
20Bury2162133042-1220
21Coventry2147101828-1019
22Oldham203981222-1018
23Chesterfield2153132639-1318
24Shrewsbury2146112034-1418
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