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Oldham Athletic 1-2 Millwall

Steve Morison
Steve Morison scored a late winner to help Millwall stay in play-off contention.

Millwall kept in the play-off hunt as Steve Morison's late header gave them victory over struggling Oldham.

Lee Gregory's early goal put Millwall ahead, the striker finding the bottom corner from inside the six yard box.

Mike Jones and Rhys Murphy went close for Oldham before the former found the top corner with a free-kick to level.

The Latics twice tested David Forde as they sought a second before Morison headed in Shane Ferguson's cross to give Millwall the points.

They moved up to seventh in the table, only three points outside the play-off places, while Oldham remained 22nd.

Oldham assistant manager Dean Holden told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Holden

"We know where the issues are, it's both boxes. We're getting caught out too many times defensively, little switches of concentration are killing us.

"We can't be putting in any more work in hours-wise, out on the training pitch trying to put things right. Certainly on balance of the last three performances, we are improving game on game. We need to start backing that up with points.

"We we're up against a huge team at this level. We've gone and competed against them and won battles across the pitch. All you're in control of is your performances and they are improving."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Coleman
  • 36Dummigan
  • 4Dieng
  • 20WilsonSubstituted forFullerat 88'minutes
  • 35LaffertySubstituted forWilsonat 88'minutes
  • 9PoleonSubstituted forForteat 65'minutes
  • 6Kelly
  • 15Winchester
  • 8Jones
  • 19Murphy
  • 14Cassidy

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 3Mills
  • 5Wilson
  • 11Forte
  • 13Cornell
  • 25Bove
  • 30Fuller

Millwall

  • 1FordeBooked at 85mins
  • 2Cummings
  • 16Beevers
  • 17Webster
  • 3Martin
  • 25WallaceSubstituted forO'Brienat 65'minutes
  • 6Williams
  • 26Abdou
  • 18Ferguson
  • 20MorisonSubstituted forMarquisat 87'minutes
  • 9GregorySubstituted forOnyedinmaat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Upson
  • 10Onyedinma
  • 13Archer
  • 14Marquis
  • 15Nelson
  • 22O'Brien
  • 24Thompson
Referee:
Richard Clark
Attendance:
3,558

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamMillwall
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home4
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Millwall 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Millwall 2.

Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Shane Ferguson (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. James Wilson replaces Daniel Lafferty.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Ricardo Fuller replaces Brian Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. John Marquis replaces Steve Morison.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Millwall 2. Steve Morison (Millwall) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Shane Ferguson with a cross.

Booking

David Forde (Millwall) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic).

Byron Webster (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Joe Martin.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Byron Webster.

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

Foul by Joe Martin (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Fred Onyedinma replaces Lee Gregory.

Attempt saved. Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by David Forde.

Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Steve Morison (Millwall).

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Daniel Lafferty.

Jake Cassidy (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Byron Webster (Millwall).

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Aiden O'Brien replaces Jed Wallace.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jonathan Forte replaces Dominic Poleon.

Attempt missed. Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Rhys Murphy (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Shaun Cummings (Millwall).

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

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

Foul by Jed Wallace (Millwall).

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Millwall 1. Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).

Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jake Cassidy (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Shane Ferguson (Millwall) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the left side of the box following a fast break.

Second Half

Second Half begins Oldham Athletic 0, Millwall 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton24163532191351
2Gillingham26155651321950
3Walsall24146440221848
4Coventry25138446242247
5Wigan25128538241444
6Peterborough25124952381440
7Millwall25114103835337
8Southend2510783334-137
9Sheff Utd2410683934536
10Port Vale2510692927236
11Rochdale259793430434
12Doncaster259793133-234
13Bradford239772426-234
14Bury249693337-433
15Scunthorpe2595112831-332
16Swindon2594123741-431
17Chesterfield2693143643-730
18Barnsley2483133441-727
19Fleetwood2475123234-226
20Shrewsbury2575133142-1126
21Blackpool2574142134-1325
22Oldham2431292638-1221
23Colchester2556143459-2521
24Crewe2455142344-2120
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