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GillinghamGillingham3OldhamOldham Athletic3

Gillingham 3-3 Oldham Athletic

Gillingham were held at home for the first time this season as they played out an entertaining draw with Oldham.

Rory Donnelly opened the scoring for the Gills, converting a cross from the edge of the six-yard box.

Brennan Dickenson's own goal put the visitors level, before Donnelly headed in his second of the game.

Dominic Poleon's chip and Michael Higdon's powerful volley put Oldham ahead, but Jake Hessenthaler's superb strike levelled the game.

Oldham Athletic interim manager David Dunn told BBC Radio Manchester:

"We were terrific, very unlucky not to come away with all three points they way we played, the way were in possession and going forward, I'm really pleased.

"Gillingham are a really dynamic and explosive team but I though the way we countered that was great.

"I wasn't surprised that we got back into the game because of the attitude the team have. The work ethic was top drawer.

"Dominic Poleon was terrific, if he carries on as he is we'll have a real player on our hands."

Line-ups

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 15Morris
  • 4Egan
  • 5Ehmer
  • 24Dickenson
  • 44WrightSubstituted forOsadabeat 78'minutes
  • 6HoughtonBooked at 84mins
  • 7LoftSubstituted forHessenthalerat 45'minutes
  • 23Dack
  • 17Donnelly
  • 19NorrisSubstituted forMcDonaldat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Hessenthaler
  • 9Williamson
  • 10McDonald
  • 11McGlashan
  • 12Morris
  • 16Osadabe
  • 26Lennon

Oldham

  • 13Cornell
  • 35LaffertyBooked at 90mins
  • 16BurnBooked at 54mins
  • 5Wilson
  • 36Dummigan
  • 6Kelly
  • 32FultonSubstituted forCroftat 72'minutesBooked at 76mins
  • 9Poleon
  • 8Jones
  • 10Philliskirk
  • 34Higdon

Substitutes

  • 1Coleman
  • 2Brown
  • 4Dieng
  • 7Croft
  • 15Winchester
  • 22Yeates
  • 24Eckersley
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
6,157

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Gillingham 3, Oldham Athletic 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Gillingham 3, Oldham Athletic 3.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by James Wilson.

  4. Booking

    Daniel Lafferty (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Emmanuel Osadabe (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Lafferty (Oldham Athletic).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Cody McDonald (Gillingham).

  9. Post update

    James Wilson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Michael Higdon (Oldham Athletic).

  12. Booking

    Jordan Houghton (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

  13. Post update

    Hand ball by Jordan Houghton (Gillingham).

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Michael Higdon (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Cody McDonald (Gillingham).

  16. Post update

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

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Gillingham. Emmanuel Osadabe replaces Josh Wright.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Daniel Lafferty (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  19. Booking

    Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Rory Donnelly (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.