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Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Oldham Athletic

Blackburn Rovers produced a stirring comeback to claim a home point against Oldham Athletic.

The visitors were on course for victory after Duckens Nazon's first-half double - his first goals for the club.

But two goals in eight second-half minutes from Charlie Mulgrew and Adam Armstrong levelled matters as Rovers roared back.

Oldham were reduced to 10 men after Wilfried Moimbe's dismissal but Rovers could not capitalise.

Relegation-threatened Latics started the brightest and went ahead in the 26th minute as on-loan Wolves man Nazon controlled a long ball and evaded two tackles before slipping the ball beyond David Raya.

He struck his second 12 minutes later, firing clinically into the bottom corner.

Mulgrew pulled Rovers back in it with a sumptuous 25-yard free-kick for his 12th of the season and birthday boy Armstrong converted Bradley Dack's near-post cross in the 71st minute for his first Rovers goal.

Jack Payne was denied by a stunning fingertip save before Moimbe's received a second booking for a crude tackle eight minutes from time - but Oldham held on for a point.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Blackburn

  • 1Raya
  • 2Nyambe
  • 25DowningSubstituted forTravisat 45'minutes
  • 14Mulgrew
  • 3Williams
  • 31Bennett
  • 6SmallwoodSubstituted forArmstrongat 45'minutes
  • 19Payne
  • 17Bell
  • 10Graham
  • 23Dack

Substitutes

  • 9Samuel
  • 13Leutwiler
  • 16Caddis
  • 18Armstrong
  • 29Evans
  • 32Conway
  • 35Travis

Oldham

  • 19Placide
  • 2Dummigan
  • 5Gerrard
  • 40Bryan
  • 3MoimbéBooked at 82mins
  • 6Gardner
  • 24FaneBooked at 45mins
  • 29ByrneSubstituted forObadeyiat 72'minutes
  • 18PringleBooked at 32mins
  • 12NazonSubstituted forHollowayat 72'minutes
  • 9DaviesBooked at 62minsSubstituted forWilsonat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1de la Paz
  • 4Wilson
  • 7Benyu
  • 10Holloway
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 30Obadeyi
  • 32Benteke
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
13,665

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackburnAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home17
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Blackburn Rovers 2, Oldham Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 2, Oldham Athletic 2.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kean Bryan.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Brian Wilson.

Attempt missed. Aaron Holloway (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Danny Graham (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Cameron Dummigan.

Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Cameron Dummigan (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Bradley Dack (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Brian Wilson replaces Craig Davies.

Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kean Bryan (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Wilfried Moimbé (Oldham Athletic) for a bad foul.

Elliott Bennett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Wilfried Moimbé (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Johny Placide.

Attempt saved. Jack Payne (Blackburn Rovers) left 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.

Delay in match Aaron Holloway (Oldham Athletic) because of an injury.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Wilfried Moimbé.

Attempt blocked. Jack Payne (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Craig Davies.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ben Pringle.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Tope Obadeyi replaces Jack Byrne.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Aaron Holloway replaces Duckens Nazon.

Goal!

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 2, Oldham Athletic 2. Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bradley Dack.

Attempt missed. Danny Graham (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kean Bryan.

Booking

Wilfried Moimbé (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Elliott Bennett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Wilfried Moimbé (Oldham Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Oldham Athletic 2. Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Booking

Craig Davies (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lewis Travis (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Davies (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Johny Placide.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan29196456164063
2Shrewsbury30187540231761
3Blackburn31179556312560
4Scunthorpe32159846341254
5Rotherham311651052371553
6Bradford32154134749-249
7Charlton3013894037347
8Portsmouth31144133836246
9Peterborough30128104739844
10Plymouth32128123740-344
11Bristol Rovers31133154548-342
12Oxford Utd31118124847141
13Gillingham311011103535041
14Southend31117133950-1140
15Doncaster32912113738-139
16Walsall30910113843-537
17Fleetwood30106144248-636
18Northampton32106163152-2136
19Blackpool31811123743-635
20Wimbledon3197153038-834
21Oldham3289154558-1333
22MK Dons3079143043-1330
23Rochdale27510122737-1025
24Bury3167182647-2125
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