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Stevenage 3-2 Oldham Athletic

Danny Newton struck a late winner as Stevenage staged a comeback victory over Oldham and climbed into the League Two play-off places.

Ishmael Miller handed the Latics an early lead but Joel Byrom levelled 10 minutes later.

Callum Lang put the visitors in front again just beyond the hour mark, but the hosts hauled themselves back through Kurtis Guthrie and Newton completed the turnaround after 81 minutes.

Dino Maamria's men surged to seventh as they extended their league run to three games unbeaten.

Oldham led inside 10 minutes after Boro failed to deal with Gevaro Nepomuceno's corner and Miller poked home.

The hosts drew level midway through the first half when the Latics failed to clear Jamal Campbell-Ryce's cross, which fell to Byrom on the edge of the box and he struck a sweet effort in the bottom corner.

Frankie Bunn's side regained their lead when Lang tapped in Nepomuceno's cross from six yards after 64 minutes.

But Stevenage made it 2-2 just minutes later when Newton's initial shot was deflected to Guthrie, who had the easy task of nodding home.

Boro turned the game on its head with nine minutes remaining when Newton nodded home Steve Seddon's pin-point cross to condemn the Latics to a second-successive league defeat.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Stevenage

Formation 4-4-2

  • 27Dieng
  • 2Wildin
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 31NugentSubstituted forWilkinsonat 45'minutes
  • 3HuntSubstituted forNewtonat 60'minutes
  • 12Seddon
  • 4TimlinBooked at 40mins
  • 8Byrom
  • 20Campbell-RyceSubstituted forKennedyat 56'minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 9Revell
  • 28Guthrie

Substitutes

  • 1Farman
  • 7Ball
  • 10Kennedy
  • 11Sonupe
  • 16Iontton
  • 19Newton
  • 30Wilkinson

Oldham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Iversen
  • 34HamerSubstituted forDummiganat 90+2'minutes
  • 26Clarke
  • 4Edmundson
  • 23Hunt
  • 19Lang
  • 6GardnerSubstituted forLydenat 75'minutes
  • 17Missilou
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 14BentekeSubstituted forBaxterat 88'minutes
  • 11Miller

Substitutes

  • 2Dummigan
  • 5Lyden
  • 8Baxter
  • 10O'Grady
  • 18Graham
  • 28Maouche
  • 43McFarlane
Referee:
Graham Scott
Attendance:
2,583

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home11
Away15
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stevenage 3, Oldham Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stevenage 3, Oldham Athletic 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Danny Newton (Stevenage).

  4. Post update

    Rob Hunt (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jordan Lyden (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Cameron Dummigan replaces Thomas Hamer.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jose Baxter (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Christopher Missilou (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jose Baxter replaces Jonathan Benteke.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Stevenage 3, Oldham Athletic 2. Danny Newton (Stevenage) header from very close range to the top left corner. Assisted by Steve Seddon.

  11. Booking

    Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

    Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) has gone down, but that's a dive.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jordan Lyden replaces Dan Gardner.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Danny Newton (Stevenage) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Michael Timlin (Stevenage).

  16. Post update

    Christopher Missilou (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  18. Post update

    Alex Revell (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Thomas Hamer (Oldham Athletic).

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Stevenage 2, Oldham Athletic 2. Kurtis Guthrie (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City17113332151736
2MK Dons1797124101434
3Colchester1794431161531
4Tranmere178632516930
5Exeter178542617929
6Newport178542529-429
7Stevenage178452116528
8Forest Green176922617927
9Bury1775528181026
10Mansfield16510123121125
11Carlisle177281922-323
12Crawley177282429-523
13Port Vale176471721-422
14Yeovil165652318521
15Northampton175662021-121
16Swindon175661922-321
17Oldham165562118320
18Crewe175481619-319
19Cambridge175391627-1118
20Morecambe1752101729-1217
21Grimsby164391021-1115
22Notts County163492036-1613
23Cheltenham162591225-1311
24Macclesfield1714121435-217
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