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Oldham Athletic 1-0 Milton Keynes Dons

New MK Dons boss Dan Micciche is still seeking his first point since taking charge after a narrow defeat at League One relegation rivals Oldham.

It is now four straight league and cup losses for Micciche, whose side were beaten by Anthony Gerrard's first-half goal.

Dons could have led after just six minutes when Chuks Aneke chased down Scott Wootton's pass and was denied by Oldham goalkeeper Johny Placide.

Robbie Muirhead also went close before Oldham's Craig Davies fired a good chance wide of the far post.

The breakthrough came after 40 minutes, with Latics captain Gerrard jumping highest in a packed penalty area to head home Ben Pringle's corner.

It was almost 2-0 moments after half-time as Duckens Nazon saw his shot deflected inches over the crossbar with goalkeeper Lee Nicholls stranded.

Dan Gardner's effort flew just wide for Oldham, who continued to edge a scrappy game played in heavy conditions.

MK Dons failed to register a serious shot on goal in the entire second half and they remain rooted in the League One drop zone.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 19Placide
  • 2Dummigan
  • 5Gerrard
  • 40Bryan
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 6Gardner
  • 24Fane
  • 29ByrneSubstituted forObadeyiat 75'minutes
  • 18PringleSubstituted forMcLaughlinat 82'minutes
  • 9Davies
  • 12NazonSubstituted forHollowayat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1de la Paz
  • 7Benyu
  • 10Holloway
  • 11McLaughlin
  • 15Edmundson
  • 30Obadeyi
  • 32Benteke

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 19Ebanks-LandellBooked at 90mins
  • 5WoottonSubstituted forNesbittat 82'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Lewington
  • 2Williams
  • 6UpsonBooked at 32minsSubstituted forTavernierat 61'minutes
  • 8Cissé
  • 20Tymon
  • 16Muirhead
  • 10AnekeSubstituted forAgardat 15'minutes
  • 27Ugbo

Substitutes

  • 13Sietsma
  • 14Agard
  • 15Ward
  • 17Tavernier
  • 18McGrandles
  • 21Nesbitt
  • 25Brittain
Referee:
Tom Nield
Attendance:
3,381

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home11
Away5
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, MK Dons 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, MK Dons 0.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Gevaro Nepomuceno.

Booking

Ethan Ebanks-Landell (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ethan Ebanks-Landell (MK Dons).

Aaron Holloway (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Aidan Nesbitt (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card.

Kieran Agard (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anthony Gerrard (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Marcus Tavernier (MK Dons).

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aaron Holloway (Oldham Athletic).

George B Williams (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Aidan Nesbitt replaces Scott Wootton.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Ryan McLaughlin replaces Ben Pringle.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Dan Gardner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Tope Obadeyi replaces Jack Byrne.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Marcus Tavernier (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by George B Williams.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Aaron Holloway replaces Duckens Nazon.

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Marcus Tavernier replaces Ed Upson.

Foul by Craig Davies (Oldham Athletic).

Ousseynou Cissé (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic).

Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay in match Robbie Muirhead (MK Dons) because of an injury.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Anthony Gerrard.

Attempt missed. Ousseynou Cissé (MK Dons) left footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Kieran Agard (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Duckens Nazon (Oldham Athletic) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Ed Upson.

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

Second Half

Second Half begins Oldham Athletic 1, MK Dons 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, MK Dons 0.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury31197542241864
2Wigan30196556183863
3Blackburn32189558322663
4Rotherham321751055381756
5Scunthorpe331510848361255
6Bradford33155134850-250
7Charlton3113994138348
8Plymouth33138124142-147
9Portsmouth32144143938146
10Peterborough31129104941845
11Bristol Rovers32143154850-245
12Gillingham321111103736144
13Oxford Utd32118134950-141
14Southend32118133950-1141
15Walsall311010114245-340
16Doncaster33912123942-339
17Blackpool32911123943-438
18Fleetwood31106154350-736
19Oldham3399154658-1236
20Northampton33106173254-2236
21Wimbledon3297163242-1034
22MK Dons3179153044-1430
23Bury3268182647-2126
24Rochdale28510132940-1125
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