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Scunthorpe United 0-1 Oldham Athletic

Oldham snatched a late win over struggling Scunthorpe to rise into the League One play-off places.

The visitors had the majority of the possession in a lacklustre first half, but they struggled to test Luke Daniels in the Scunthorpe goal.

Just as it looked like the game was heading for a draw, Carl Winchester drove into the box unchallenged and fired in the winning goal.

Defeat by Oldham was only the Iron's third in 15 league matches.

Scunthorpe United manager Mark Robins told to BBC Radio Humberside:

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Robins on Scunthorpe v Oldham

"I don't think we deserved to lose it - a fair result would have been a draw, but it was just one of those games.

"I'm not going to candy-coat anything, it was a poor game and looked like it was going to be a 0-0 draw.

"We shot ourselves in the foot and really there wasn't enough quality in it from us. We tried to change that with one or two substitutions and while it helped a little, it was not enough."

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Johnson on Scunthorpe v Oldham

"I was really pleased - obviously, after not a great performance on Tuesday, we had to sort of go back to the drawing board and re-inspire the group and we've done that, and they've done that for themselves.

"It was a very, very professional performance, reasonably comfortable, it maybe could have been 3-1 or something like that.

"We played some good stuff and created chances at a tough place to come."

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 26Daniels
  • 33Clarke
  • 25Boyce
  • 6Canavan
  • 30Williams
  • 12Bishop
  • 35OsbourneSubstituted forAdelakunat 90'minutes
  • 9Madden
  • 22O'NeilSubstituted forEvansat 68'minutes
  • 28McSheffrey
  • 34HopperSubstituted forvan Veenat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Nolan
  • 10van Veen
  • 15Evans
  • 16Adelakun
  • 24Murphy
  • 37Davey
  • 39Anyon

Oldham

  • 25Kean
  • 20Wilson
  • 5Elokobi
  • 16Wilson
  • 3Mills
  • 6Kelly
  • 4DiengSubstituted forMellisat 69'minutes
  • 8JonesSubstituted forMurphyat 78'minutes
  • 15Winchester
  • 11Forte
  • 17WilkinsonSubstituted forPoleonat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 9Poleon
  • 13Coleman
  • 14Mellis
  • 21Kusunga
  • 23Turner
  • 39Murphy
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
4,125

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home0
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 0, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 0, Oldham Athletic 1.

Foul by Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United).

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by George Evans (Scunthorpe United).

Jacob Mellis (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Hakeeb Adelakun replaces Isaiah Osbourne.

Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Dominic Poleon replaces Conor Wilkinson.

Goal!

Goal! Scunthorpe United 0, Oldham Athletic 1. Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Jacob Mellis (Oldham Athletic).

Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Rhys Murphy replaces Michael Jones.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Kevin van Veen replaces Tom Hopper.

Attempt missed. Conor Wilkinson (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by George Elokobi.

Attempt blocked. Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jacob Mellis replaces Timothee Dieng.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. George Evans replaces Liam O'Neil.

Foul by Andrew Boyce (Scunthorpe United).

Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic).

Hand ball by Liam O'Neil (Scunthorpe United).

Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Gary McSheffrey (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Marcus Williams.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Jake Kean.

Liam O'Neil (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City27177350222858
2Swindon28176554272757
3MK Dons28168459253456
4Preston28148642281450
5Chesterfield2811984236642
6Oldham28101083939040
7Sheff Utd2611693230239
8Rochdale261151047351238
9Bradford2710893532338
10Peterborough28115123535038
11Fleetwood29108112829-138
12Walsall2891092929037
13Doncaster279992833-536
14Port Vale29106133642-636
15Barnsley28105133741-435
16Notts County2898113035-535
17Gillingham2998123844-635
18Scunthorpe2696113742-533
19Crewe2895142851-2332
20Coventry29710122940-1131
21Colchester2877143446-1228
22Yeovil2977152341-1828
23Crawley2969142749-2227
24Leyton Orient2768133543-826
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