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Bristol City 1-1 Oldham Athletic

Oldham's James Dayton struck a late equaliser to deny struggling Bristol City a first home win of the season.

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas's acrobatic volley from strike partner Ryan Taylor's well-placed cross had given the Robins a first-half advantage.

Dayton and Adam Rooney both had shots well blocked as Lee Johnson's Oldham looked the brighter team.

And Dayton finally got his goal with 13 minutes left when his left-foot shot beat goalkeeper Elliot Parish.

The result means City climb a place to 23rd in the League One table, while Oldham are 16th.

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Bristol City head coach Sean O'Driscoll told BBC Radio Bristol:

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O'Driscoll on Bristol City's draw against Oldham

"We have had a lot of time where we have walked in saying we didn't deserve that.

"People say to me you could do with a 1-0 scrappy win and you reply understanding the sentiment but I know what a scrappy win looks like and it's not pretty.

"I think it's about creating openings. I don't think we created enough.

"I'm not sure whether that's down to conditions but we were not fluid enough with our play."

Line-ups

Bristol City

  • 13Parish
  • 2Moloney
  • 22ShoreyBooked at 21mins
  • 25ElliottSubstituted forBaldockat 83'minutes
  • 5Flint
  • 3Williams
  • 11Wagstaff
  • 21Pack
  • 10Emmanuel-Thomas
  • 18TaylorSubstituted forGillettat 75'minutes
  • 14ReidSubstituted forBryanat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Fielding
  • 9Baldock
  • 15Bryan
  • 17Cunningham
  • 23Harewood
  • 34Gillett
  • 35Osborne

Oldham

  • 1Oxley
  • 5Kusunga
  • 12Mellor
  • 8Smith
  • 6TarkowskiBooked at 66mins
  • 3Grounds
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 4WesolowskiSubstituted forRodgersat 88'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9RooneySubstituted forMontañoat 70'minutes
  • 14Clarke-HarrisBooked at 56mins
  • 19DaytonSubstituted forSchmeltzat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Schmeltz
  • 11Montaño
  • 15Winchester
  • 17Rodgers
  • 21Millar
  • 24Joksts
  • 29Rachubka
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
11,352

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol CityAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home7
Away16
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Bristol City 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bristol City 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Attempt missed. Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Joe Bryan (Bristol City).

Hand ball by Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic).

Anton Rodgers (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Baldock (Bristol City).

Foul by Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic).

Aden Flint (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aden Flint (Bristol City).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Anton Rodgers replaces James Wesolowski.

Foul by Marlon Pack (Bristol City).

James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. David Mellor (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Sidney Schmeltz replaces James Dayton.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Sam Baldock replaces Marvin Elliott.

Goal!

Goal! Bristol City 1, Oldham Athletic 1. James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Cristian Montaño (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Simon Gillett replaces Ryan Taylor.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Aden Flint.

Attempt blocked. Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jay Emmanuel-Thomas (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Cristian Montaño replaces Adam Rooney.

Attempt missed. James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Scott Wagstaff (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Joe Bryan replaces Bobby Reid.

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

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Aden Flint.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Derrick Williams.

Booking

Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Bobby Reid (Bristol City).

Adam Rooney (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Taylor (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Jonathan Grounds.

Marlon Pack (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient15122136122438
2Wolves1411212781935
3Peterborough15102325121332
4Preston157622316727
5Brentford158342017327
6Bradford1565424141023
7Swindon157262920923
8MK Dons156452420422
9Walsall156451715222
10Rotherham155642122-121
11Coventry1593334221220
12Port Vale156272124-320
13Crawley145451820-219
14Colchester153841520-517
15Shrewsbury153751516-116
16Oldham154381923-415
17Gillingham154381824-615
18Carlisle144371325-1215
19Stevenage154291523-814
20Tranmere153481529-1413
21Crewe153481231-1913
22Sheff Utd153391323-1012
23Bristol City141762127-610
24Notts County1531111729-1210
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