League One
OldhamOldham Athletic1Sheff UtdSheffield United1
Chris Porter

Sheffield United's Chris Porter scored a late equaliser to grab a point at former club Oldham, who are now unbeaten in nine League One games.

Both sides were guaranteed a mid-table finish before kick-off, but Oldham were livelier and led when James Wilson met Connor Brown's cross to head in.

The Blades improved after going behind and Conor Coady slotted home on 43 minutes, only to be ruled offside.

Their goal came when Porter turned in Jamie Murphy's low cross.

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"You've got people like John Brayford that has gone for a lot of money, and they bought Jose Baxter for us.

"They're a big club and I was pleased because we're punching above our weight. They're a giant and we're a little gnome throwing a spear at them.

"We held our own tonight. I was very pleased with my team."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 29Rachubka
  • 8Smith
  • 2Brown
  • 20KissockSubstituted forWinchesterat 73'minutes
  • 16Wilson
  • 18Lockwood
  • 19Dayton
  • 24Byrom
  • 14Clarke-HarrisBooked at 52minsSubstituted forMacDonaldat 59'minutes
  • 28Worrall
  • 30HarkinsSubstituted forPhilliskirkat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Dunfield
  • 10MacDonald
  • 15Winchester
  • 21Millar
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 33Coleman
  • 38Byrnes

Sheff Utd

  • 1Howard
  • 4Brayford
  • 28Freeman
  • 17CoadySubstituted forPorterat 68'minutes
  • 5MaguireBooked at 55mins
  • 32Kennedy
  • 7FlynnSubstituted forDaviesat 78'minutes
  • 21Scougall
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forPaynterat 86'minutes
  • 8Doyle
  • 23Murphy

Substitutes

  • 6Hill
  • 9Porter
  • 14McGinn
  • 18Paynter
  • 22Davies
  • 25Long
  • 42Dimaio
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
3,949

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamSheff Utd
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home14
Away15
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Sheffield United 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Paul Rachubka.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Michael Doyle (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

  6. Post update

    Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) header from very close range misses to the left.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Michael Doyle (Sheffield United).

  11. Post update

    Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

  13. Post update

    Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. Billy Paynter replaces Jose Baxter.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Sheffield United 1. Chris Porter (Sheffield United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jamie Murphy with a cross.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by David Worrall.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

  19. Post update

    Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. Ben Davies replaces Ryan Flynn.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves4530105863155100
2Brentford452710870432791
3Preston452316671442785
4Leyton Orient4524111082443883
5Rotherham452314884572783
6Peterborough452341872581473
7Swindon45199176257566
8Sheff Utd451713154645164
9MK Dons45179196262060
10Port Vale45186215973-1460
11Walsall451416154948158
12Bristol City451318146966357
13Bradford451317155553256
14Crawley451414174753-656
15Oldham451413184958-955
16Gillingham45157235978-1952
17Coventry451613167375-251
18Colchester451214195261-950
19Notts County45154266376-1349
20Crewe451212215279-2748
21Tranmere451211225177-2647
22Carlisle451112224373-3045
23Stevenage45119254670-2442
24Shrewsbury45914224364-2141
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