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Swindon Town 2-2 Oldham Athletic

Amari Morgan-Smith's late strike earned Oldham a point at Swindon after a hard-fought encounter at the County Ground.

Oldham led on 23 minutes through James Dayton's superb left-foot strike, but just four minutes later Jonathan Obika bundled the ball in to equalise.

Nathan Byrne threaded a pass through to substitute Andy Williams, whose powerful drive gave Swindon the lead.

But the home side's advantage also lasted just four minutes as Morgan-Smith prodded in a valuable equaliser.

Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper told BBC Wiltshire:

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Cooper on Swindon v Oldham

"We toiled to get in front and when you're in front that late on then you really should see the game out.

"I'd give Oldham a bit of credit. They came and made it hard for us.

"We weren't at our best tonight. We didn't play with any fluency. We were kicking the ball long too many time, when we're not set up for that.

"We moved away from our principles and we saw the result of that."

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Foderingham
  • 2Thompson
  • 6Turnbull
  • 29Rossi Branco
  • 8Kasim
  • 3Byrne
  • 11B SmithSubstituted forBarkerat 85'minutes
  • 4Luongo
  • 19ThompsonSubstituted forReevesat 73'minutes
  • 9SmithSubstituted forWilliamsat 70'minutes
  • 20Obika

Substitutes

  • 10Williams
  • 14Reeves
  • 15Lelan
  • 16Waldon
  • 18Barker
  • 23Barthram
  • 25Belford

Oldham

  • 1Rachubka
  • 5Elokobi
  • 16Wilson
  • 15Winchester
  • 3Mills
  • 6KellyBooked at 50minsSubstituted forDiengat 83'minutes
  • 7DaytonSubstituted forMorgan-Smithat 71'minutes
  • 8JonesBooked at 56mins
  • 20Wilson
  • 9Poleon
  • 10PhilliskirkBooked at 65minsSubstituted forWilkinsonat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 4Dieng
  • 13Coleman
  • 14Wilkinson
  • 21Kusunga
  • 23Turner
  • 27Morgan-Smith
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
6,332

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away9
Fouls
Home6
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 2, Oldham Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 2, Oldham Athletic 2.

Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic).

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Brian Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt blocked. Jake Reeves (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Jake Reeves (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic).

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

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. George Barker replaces Brad Smith.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Oldham Athletic 2. Amari Morgan-Smith (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Connor Wilkinson replaces Danny Philliskirk.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Timothee Dieng replaces Liam Kelly.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Oldham Athletic 1. Andy Williams (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Nathan Byrne.

Brad Smith (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jordan Turnbull.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Thompson.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Jake Reeves replaces Louis Thompson.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Amari Morgan-Smith replaces James Dayton.

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Andy Williams replaces Michael Smith.

Andy Williams (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic).

Booking

Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Louis Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic).

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joseph Mills (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. James Dayton (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town).

Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Michael Jones.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Wes Foderingham.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City86201541120
2Peterborough8512138516
3Chesterfield7421138514
4MK Dons74121510513
5Bradford84131210213
6Sheff Utd741297213
7Swindon7331128412
8Coventry8332109112
9Fleetwood732264211
10Gillingham83231112-111
11Rochdale8314159610
12Preston7241129310
13Oldham824299010
14Crawley8314410-610
15Notts County72327619
16Yeovil8233912-39
17Barnsley6222121118
18Doncaster722369-38
19Leyton Orient714267-17
20Walsall8143610-47
21Scunthorpe8215718-117
22Colchester8125913-45
23Port Vale8125815-75
24Crewe7115715-84
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