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Oldham Athletic 2-3 Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury cast aside their early-season troubles by grabbing a victory at Oldham, who ended the game with 10 men.

Oldham went in front after 24 minutes when Billy McKay was fouled on the edge of the box and full-back Josh Law superbly curled in the resulting free-kick.

The Latics were denied a penalty after claiming Peter Clarke was hauled down, but Shrewsbury levelled two minutes before half-time as Joe Riley crossed from the right and Junior Brown's eight-yard glancing header bounced in off the crossbar.

The visitors struck again in the 50th minute when referee Andy Haines controversially pointed to the spot after seeing Oldham defender Charles Dunne holding Ivan Toney at a set-piece.

The penalty was converted by Toney, who sent Connor Ripley the wrong way.

Shrewsbury made it 3-1 after 62 minutes, with Riley running on to a Louis Dodds pass and drilling home emphatically from 12 yards.

Oldham's plight deepened when midfielder Ousmane Fane was shown a 70th-minute red card for a second bookable offence.

They pulled a goal back on 82 minutes with Lee Erwin's 10-yard shot from a half-cleared corner, but Oldham's last chance was slammed against the bar by Freddie Ladapo.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Ripley
  • 2Law
  • 26ClarkeBooked at 60mins
  • 5Burgess
  • 31DunneSubstituted forBanksat 83'minutes
  • 7FlynnSubstituted forCroftat 62'minutes
  • 28Green
  • 24FaneBooked at 70mins
  • 19Erwin
  • 12Ladapo
  • 9MckaySubstituted forOseiat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Wilson
  • 6Klok
  • 8Banks
  • 11Croft
  • 13Kettings
  • 18Osei
  • 27McLaughlin

Shrewsbury

  • 1Leutwiler
  • 14Grimmer
  • 24El-Abd
  • 5Lancashire
  • 2Riley
  • 18Deegan
  • 10DoddsSubstituted forBlackat 79'minutes
  • 8OgogoBooked at 36mins
  • 12Brown
  • 9ToneySubstituted forWaringat 81'minutes
  • 29Ebanks-BlakeSubstituted forManganat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Black
  • 7Whalley
  • 16Sarcevic
  • 19Mangan
  • 21Halstead
  • 22El Ouriachi
  • 27Waring
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
3,697

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away9
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Shrewsbury Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Shrewsbury Town 3.

Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George Waring (Shrewsbury Town).

Freddie Ladapo (Oldham Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt saved. Freddie Ladapo (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Hand ball by Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Oliver Banks replaces Charles Dunne.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 2, Shrewsbury Town 3. Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Freddie Ladapo following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. George Waring replaces Ivan Toney.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jayson Leutwiler.

Attempt saved. Darius Osei (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Ian Black replaces Louis Dodds.

Attempt saved. Jack Grimmer (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jayson Leutwiler.

Attempt saved. Darius Osei (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Freddie Ladapo (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Abu Ogogo.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic) for a bad foul.

Gary Deegan (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Junior Brown.

Delay in match Adam El-Abd (Shrewsbury Town) because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Shrewsbury Town 3. Joe Riley (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Louis Dodds.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Lee Croft replaces Ryan Flynn.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Darius Osei replaces Billy McKay.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Adam El-Abd (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Andy Mangan replaces Sylvan Ebanks-Blake.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Gary Deegan.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) because of an injury.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Shrewsbury Town 2. Ivan Toney (Shrewsbury Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty conceded by Charles Dunne (Oldham Athletic) after a foul in the penalty area.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bolton642095414
2Bradford633084412
3Fleetwood6321105511
4Millwall63211210211
5Scunthorpe5311137610
6Peterborough6312138510
7Port Vale631276110
8Gillingham5311910-110
9Bury622210738
10Charlton52217528
11Swindon52216608
12Chesterfield62139907
13MK Dons521256-17
14Oxford Utd621368-27
15Shrewsbury6213710-37
16Oldham613247-36
17Northampton50503305
18Walsall512278-15
19Wimbledon612369-35
20Southend612369-35
21Bristol Rovers411257-24
22Sheff Utd511348-44
23Coventry603327-53
24Rochdale602448-42
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