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Oldham Athletic 2-1 Blackpool

Eoin Doyle grabbed the decisive goal as Oldham boosted their survival hopes with a dramatic victory over Blackpool.

The Latics came from behind to secure their first win in four games and move out of the League One relegation zone.

They could have grabbed an early lead after a mistake in Blackpool's defence, but Doyle saw his close-range effort saved by Joe Lumley.

Ousmane Fane scuffed another chance wide for the home side, while Blackpool's Jimmy Ryan went close with a free-kick.

Lumley made an excellent double save to deny Doyle and Duckens Nazon before Oldham goalkeeper Johny Placide parried Kyle Vassell's shot.

The visitors went ahead on 37 minutes when Colin Daniel charged forward from left-back and crossed to Vassell for a close-range finish.

Oldham levelled on the hour mark as substitute Jack Byrne, only two minutes after rising from the bench, seized on a loose ball and crashed his shot into the top corner from 14 yards.

Byrne set up the Latics' winner after 85 minutes, delivering a corner which Doyle nodded in from four yards.

Match report supplied by Press Association

Line-ups

Oldham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 19Placide
  • 23Hunt
  • 24Fane
  • 40Bryan
  • 3Moimbé
  • 16McEleneyBooked at 54minsSubstituted forHollowayat 76'minutes
  • 18PringleSubstituted forByrneat 58'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 6GardnerBooked at 71mins
  • 15EdmundsonBooked at 78mins
  • 13Doyle
  • 12NazonSubstituted forObadeyiat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1de la Paz
  • 4Wilson
  • 10Holloway
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 29Byrne
  • 30Obadeyi
  • 32Benteke

Blackpool

Formation 3-5-2

  • 28Lumley
  • 18Philliskirk
  • 5Robertson
  • 16Tilt
  • 20Turton
  • 44SpearingBooked at 81mins
  • 14RyanSubstituted forCullenat 87'minutes
  • 24CookeSubstituted forS Longstaffat 70'minutes
  • 23Daniel
  • 7VassellSubstituted forGnanduilletat 73'minutes
  • 17Solomon-OtaborBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 6Aimson
  • 8D'Almeida
  • 9Cullen
  • 11Gnanduillet
  • 15S Longstaff
  • 21Menga
  • 37Mafoumbi
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
4,309

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamBlackpool
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Blackpool 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Blackpool 1.

  3. Booking

    Jack Byrne (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jack Byrne (Oldham Athletic).

  5. Post update

    Jay Spearing (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Booking

    Viv Solomon-Otabor (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Viv Solomon-Otabor (Blackpool).

  9. Post update

    Kean Bryan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Colin Daniel (Blackpool).

  11. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by George Edmundson.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Viv Solomon-Otabor (Blackpool) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  13. Post update

    Kean Bryan (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Mark Cullen (Blackpool).

  15. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Rob Hunt.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Mark Cullen replaces Jimmy Ryan.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Oldham Athletic 2, Blackpool 1. Eoin Doyle (Oldham Athletic) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jack Byrne with a cross following a corner.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Viv Solomon-Otabor.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jack Byrne (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Blackburn392410574363882
2Shrewsbury40249755332281
3Wigan38248672254780
4Rotherham402061465491666
5Peterborough4016131163491461
6Charlton391710125347661
7Portsmouth40194175148361
8Scunthorpe401515105748960
9Plymouth39179135147460
10Bristol Rovers40166185660-454
11Bradford38165174956-753
12Southend401411154959-1053
13Fleetwood40149175357-451
14Doncaster381213134745249
15Gillingham391213144347-449
16Blackpool401114154652-647
17Oxford Utd391210175561-646
18Walsall391111174758-1144
19Oldham381110175266-1443
20Wimbledon39119193750-1342
21MK Dons401012184054-1442
22Northampton411010213669-3340
23Rochdale37814153846-838
24Bury3979233259-2730
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