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Bradford City 2-3 Oldham Athletic

Jonson Clarke-Harris notched a brace and a valuable three points for Oldham at Bradford as they took a significant step towards safety.

James Wesolowski put Athletic ahead before the hosts equalised when Adam Reach fired home from close range.

Clarke-Harris put Oldham ahead again on half-time then slotted in another with a cool finish after the break.

Gary Jones pulled a goal back for Bradford in stoppage-time with a low shot from the edge of the box.

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"Certainly not perfection because I thought our defensive work rate and work ethic and commitment to the cause was superb.

"I'm disappointed with the two goals but funnily enough, apart from that, everything else defensively was superb.

"I thought we were slick on the break at times. For me, the way we improve now is by just calming down.

"We've worked so hard. Certainly moving forward we could be a strong side."

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 2Darby
  • 6Drury
  • 18Jones
  • 23McArdleBooked at 75mins
  • 5Davies
  • 32BennettSubstituted forThompsonat 64'minutes
  • 4Dolan
  • 21McLeanSubstituted forYeatesat 83'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 17SteadSubstituted forMcBurnieat 64'minutes
  • 28Reach

Substitutes

  • 11Thompson
  • 14Yeates
  • 16McHugh
  • 22Bates
  • 27McBurnie
  • 35Stockdill
  • 41Barker

Oldham

  • 29Rachubka
  • 2BrownBooked at 85mins
  • 3GroundsBooked at 73mins
  • 4Wesolowski
  • 16WilsonBooked at 71mins
  • 18Lockwood
  • 28WorrallSubstituted forDaytonat 90'minutes
  • 8Smith
  • 14Clarke-Harris
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 30Harkins

Substitutes

  • 6Gafaiti
  • 7Dunfield
  • 10MacDonald
  • 15Winchester
  • 19Dayton
  • 21Millar
  • 33Coleman
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
14,920

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home1
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bradford City 2, Oldham Athletic 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bradford City 2, Oldham Athletic 3.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Bradford City 2, Oldham Athletic 3. Gary Jones (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mark Yeates.

  4. Post update

    Mark Yeates (Bradford City) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the right side of the box.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Oliver McBurnie (Bradford City).

  6. Post update

    James Wilson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Garry Thompson (Bradford City).

  8. Post update

    David Worrall (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. James Dayton replaces David Worrall.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Adam Drury.

  11. Booking

    Mark Yeates (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Mark Yeates (Bradford City).

  13. Post update

    Gary Harkins (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Booking

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

  15. Post update

    Adam Reach (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Yeates replaces Aaron McLean.

  18. Post update

    Adam Drury (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic).

  20. Booking

    Rory McArdle (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves41279574254990
2Brentford40259665362984
3Rotherham402212677482978
4Leyton Orient412211873383577
5Preston412016557391876
6Peterborough40194176154761
7MK Dons41177175855358
8Swindon41169165854457
9Port Vale41176185566-1157
10Walsall411414134542356
11Sheff Utd401411154143-253
12Bradford411116145251149
13Coventry411611147171049
14Gillingham40146205467-1348
15Bristol City411017146364-147
16Oldham411211184657-1147
17Crawley381113144048-846
18Colchester411013184557-1243
19Tranmere401110194970-2143
20Carlisle401110194061-2143
21Crewe411110204976-2743
22Shrewsbury41914183750-1341
23Notts County41124255572-1740
24Stevenage41109224061-2139
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