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Fleetwood Town 1-1 Oldham Athletic

Liam Kelly
Liam Kelly has scored six goals in 40 appearances for Oldham this season

Liam Kelly's goal rescued Oldham Athletic a draw at fellow League One strugglers Fleetwood Town.

Fleetwood had the better of the first-half chances, with Oldham keeper Joel Coleman forced into saves from Wes Burns and Antoni Sarcevic.

The Cod Army were rewarded for their pressure after the break when Stefan Scougall turned in Burns' cross.

Kelly had a header ruled out for offside, but he bundled in from close range shortly after to secure a point.

The result leaves the Latics three points clear of the relegation zone in 18th place, with Fleetwood one point behind in 19th.

Oldham Athletic manager John Sheridan told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Sheridan on Fleetwood draw

"We deserved something out of the game. I thought we started sloppy in the first 10 minutes with some silly errors and that enables them to get a hold in the game.

"We finished the first half strongly and had a stonewall penalty. I can't believe how he's not given it, it's embarrassing. In the second half we were the better team.

"I get frustrated with people doing the wrong things. If we do the simple things, we wouldn't have conceded the first goal. We're 30 yards from goal and end making the wrong pass which leads to a goal.

"We've done well to come from behind and we were the team at the end trying to win the game."

Line-ups

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 6Pond
  • 4Jordan
  • 7Bell
  • 37ScougallSubstituted forBallat 86'minutes
  • 5Jónsson
  • 8Ryan
  • 14Grant
  • 11Burns
  • 18Sarcevic

Substitutes

  • 12Hornby-Forbes
  • 22Hunter
  • 23Ball
  • 31Nilsson
  • 40Gogic
  • 42Grant
  • 44Cole

Oldham

  • 1Coleman
  • 20Wilson
  • 5WilsonSubstituted forBrownat 55'minutes
  • 16Gerrard
  • 17Holmes-Dennis
  • 4Dieng
  • 6Kelly
  • 36Dummigan
  • 7CroftSubstituted forPoleonat 89'minutes
  • 11ForteSubstituted forCassidyat 79'minutes
  • 21Main

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 3Mills
  • 9Poleon
  • 13Cornell
  • 14Cassidy
  • 27Edmundson
  • 29Tuohy
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
3,889

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home13
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Fleetwood Town 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 1, Oldham Athletic 1.

Foul by Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town).

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Dominic Poleon replaces Lee Croft.

Attempt missed. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. David Ball replaces Stefan Scougall.

Attempt saved. Jake Cassidy (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Bobby Grant.

Foul by Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town).

Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jake Cassidy replaces Jonathan Forte.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, Oldham Athletic 1. Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Stefan Scougall.

Attempt blocked. Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Dangerous play by Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town).

Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Amari'i Bell.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jimmy Ryan.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, Oldham Athletic 0. Stefan Scougall (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Wes Burns with a cross.

Attempt missed. Anthony Gerrard (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

Attempt saved. Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Stefan Scougall (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Connor Brown.

Attempt blocked. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Eggert Jónsson (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Attempt missed. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Curtis Main (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Connor Brown replaces James Wilson because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Chris Maxwell.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Liam Kelly.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Timothee Dieng.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Tareiq Holmes-Dennis.

Attempt missed. Tareiq Holmes-Dennis (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan422214672393380
2Burton422381151351677
3Walsall412111960421874
4Bradford422011114839971
5Millwall422091364471769
6Gillingham4219111266481868
7Barnsley422061663511266
8Rochdale421810146253964
9Sheff Utd421711146153862
10Scunthorpe421711145346762
11Port Vale431711155251162
12Coventry4216121461461560
13Southend421611155555059
14Peterborough42176197366757
15Bury421512155163-1257
16Swindon42149195768-1151
17Chesterfield42147215466-1249
18Oldham421018144253-1148
19Fleetwood421114174952-347
20Shrewsbury411211185066-1647
21Blackpool43129223954-1545
22Doncaster421011214460-1641
23Colchester42911225391-3838
24Crewe42612244278-3630
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