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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.

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Oldham manager David Dunn draw

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

Match ends, Gillingham 3, Oldham Athletic 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gillingham 3, Oldham Athletic 3.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by James Wilson.

Booking

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

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

Foul by Daniel Lafferty (Oldham Athletic).

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

Foul by Cody McDonald (Gillingham).

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

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

Foul by Michael Higdon (Oldham Athletic).

Booking

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

Hand ball by Jordan Houghton (Gillingham).

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

Foul by Cody McDonald (Gillingham).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Emmanuel Osadabe replaces Josh Wright.

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

Booking

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

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

Foul by Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham).

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Cody McDonald (Gillingham).

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Lee Croft replaces Jay Fulton.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Cameron Dummigan.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Cody McDonald replaces Luke Norris.

Attempt saved. Bradley Dack (Gillingham) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Aaron Morris.

Foul by Bradley Dack (Gillingham).

Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Rory Donnelly (Gillingham) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Jay Fulton.

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 3, Oldham Athletic 3. Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 2, Oldham Athletic 3. Michael Higdon (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Dominic Poleon.

Booking

Jonathan Burn (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Jonathan Burn (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Bradley Dack.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton11812137625
2Walsall116411661022
3Bury116412115622
4Gillingham1163222121021
5Coventry106131910919
6Rochdale115241613317
7Sheff Utd115241816217
8Port Vale114431412216
9Wigan114431413116
10Colchester114431718-116
11Southend114341111015
12Peterborough114252119214
13Barnsley104241414014
14Chesterfield114251516-114
15Millwall114251721-414
16Bradford113441216-413
17Swindon113351618-212
18Oldham111821216-411
19Shrewsbury113261115-411
20Scunthorpe11326913-411
21Doncaster11254914-511
22Blackpool11326917-811
23Fleetwood112361419-59
24Crewe111371120-96
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