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Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Oldham Athletic

Harry Davis's injury-time header earned Crewe Alexandra a valuable point against fellow strugglers Oldham.

Adam Lockwood headed wide for Oldham early on, before on-loan debutant Joel Byrom shot across the face of goal.

The Latics finally broke the deadlock when Gary Harkins cut in from the left of the area and struck in at the near post following good work from James Wesolowski and Jonson Clarke-Harris.

But Davis headed home George Evans' corner at the back post for the draw.

Steve Davis's Crewe are now just a point away from safety, while Oldham lie two points above the drop zone.

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Post-match: Oldham manager Johnson

"It feels like a sucker punch because we played so well and defended so solidly throughout the game.

"Overall, there was some superb play from us - nice and solid and we broke well.

"There was a lot of good things and I think our passing was good on a poor pitch."

Line-ups

Crewe

  • 21Garratt
  • 2Tootle
  • 16Guthrie
  • 22Evans
  • 4Davis
  • 5EllisSubstituted forMellorat 76'minutes
  • 31ParkSubstituted forIkpeazuat 68'minutes
  • 42GrantBooked at 83mins
  • 9PogbaSubstituted forOliverat 55'minutes
  • 26Aneke
  • 14Inman

Substitutes

  • 1Phillips
  • 3Mellor
  • 6Dugdale
  • 8Osman
  • 11Moore
  • 19Oliver
  • 30Ikpeazu

Oldham

  • 29Rachubka
  • 2BrownBooked at 71mins
  • 3Grounds
  • 4WesolowskiBooked at 45mins
  • 16Wilson
  • 18Lockwood
  • 28Worrall
  • 24Byrom
  • 14Clarke-HarrisSubstituted forMacDonaldat 90+6'minutes
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 30Harkins

Substitutes

  • 1Oxley
  • 6Gafaiti
  • 7Dunfield
  • 10MacDonald
  • 12Mellor
  • 19Dayton
  • 23Turner
Referee:
David Phillips
Attendance:
5,258

Match Stats

Home TeamCreweAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home4
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crewe Alexandra 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Foul by Chukwuemeka Aneke (Crewe Alexandra).

Joel Byrom (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Charlie MacDonald replaces Jonson Clarke-Harris.

Goal!

Goal! Crewe Alexandra 1, Oldham Athletic 1. Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by George Evans with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Paul Rachubka.

Attempt saved. Chukwuemeka Aneke (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Matt Tootle (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joel Byrom (Oldham Athletic).

Harry Davis (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Gary Harkins (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Connor Brown.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Harry Davis.

Booking

Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Crewe Alexandra).

Joel Byrom (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jon Guthrie.

Uche Ikpeazu (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Matt Tootle (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Kelvin Mellor replaces Mark Ellis because of an injury.

Foul by Vadaine Oliver (Crewe Alexandra).

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

Booking

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

Bradden Inman (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Uche Ikpeazu replaces Cameron Park.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Adam Lockwood.

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

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Adam Lockwood.

Attempt missed. Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Adam Lockwood.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Anthony Grant.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Vadaine Oliver replaces Mathias Pogba.

Attempt missed. James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Bradden Inman (Crewe Alexandra).

Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves35238464214377
2Brentford35237559312876
3Leyton Orient37228770343674
4Preston361814452361668
5Rotherham361812667442366
6Peterborough361841458481058
7MK Dons37157155350352
8Walsall371213124140149
9Swindon37139155351248
10Sheff Utd34138133738-147
11Port Vale35144174655-946
12Bradford361015114844445
13Gillingham37136184960-1145
14Crawley32101393639-343
15Bristol City37915135459-542
16Coventry35149126463141
17Colchester35912143945-639
18Oldham37109184154-1339
19Tranmere36109174464-2039
20Carlisle36108183857-1938
21Stevenage36107193755-1837
22Crewe37910184269-2737
23Shrewsbury36713163447-1334
24Notts County3794244567-2231
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