League Two
BuryBury3OldhamOldham Athletic1

Bury 3-1 Oldham Athletic

Bury's Nicky Maynard
Nicky Maynard has scored 17 goals so far this season

Nicky Maynard scored a second-half brace as Bury came from behind to beat derby rivals Oldham 3-1 in what was a pulsating League Two clash.

The bragging rights went to the promotion-chasing Shakers, who remain unbeaten since Boxing Day thanks to a deserved win against Paul Scholes' side.

The visitors struck after just eight minutes at a packed Gigg Lane.

Jose Baxter dragged a low cross back into the path of Callum Lang, and the Wigan loanee forced the ball home from inside the six-yard box.

The stunned hosts ought to have levelled almost immediately, but Nicky Adams scooped over from 12 yards as he charged in to meet Byron Moore's cross.

Bury went even closer when Latics' skipper Peter Clarke cleared Callum McFadzean's effort off the line, with Moore then somehow firing the rebound over the top from eight yards.

Oldham created the first chance of the second period with young loanee Zak Dearnley firing in a 20-yard drive which Joe Murphy saved well.

Bury levelled after 72 minutes. McFadzean crossed in low from the left and there was the predatory Maynard, who bundled the ball home.

Five minutes later the game was turned on its head when the Shakers struck again as Jay O'Shea charged in to meet Adams' cross and lashed the ball clinically into the roof of the net.

Maynard made it 3-1 late on as he nipped in front of a dithering George Edmundson to tap home from two yards out and seal the win.

Match report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Bury

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Murphy
  • 4Aimson
  • 5Thompson
  • 3StokesSubstituted forLaveryat 54'minutes
  • 7Adams
  • 11Rossiter
  • 10MayorSubstituted forO'Connellat 82'minutes
  • 26O'Shea
  • 21McFadzean
  • 15Moore
  • 36MaynardSubstituted forOmotayoat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6O'Connell
  • 16Cooney
  • 18Telford
  • 27Omotayo
  • 31Danns
  • 32Lavery
  • 43Maloney

Oldham

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Iversen
  • 23HuntBooked at 26mins
  • 4EdmundsonBooked at 85mins
  • 26ClarkeBooked at 73mins
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 22Branger
  • 17MissilouSubstituted forO'Gradyat 80'minutes
  • 28MaoucheSubstituted forCokeat 87'minutes
  • 19Lang
  • 8BaxterBooked at 67mins
  • 9DearnleySubstituted forAfolayanat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Taylor
  • 7Coke
  • 10O'Grady
  • 13de la Paz
  • 18Afolayan
  • 20Stott
  • 42Sylla
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
7,784

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home15
Away8
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 3, Oldham Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 3, Oldham Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Byron Moore (Bury).

  4. Post update

    Rob Hunt (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Rossiter (Bury).

  7. Post update

    Johan Branger (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Gold Omotayo replaces Nicky Maynard.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Bury 3, Oldham Athletic 1. Nicky Maynard (Bury) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

  10. Post update

    Hand ball by Will Aimson (Bury).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Giles Coke replaces Mohammed Maouche.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rob Hunt (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

  13. Booking

    George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Caolan Lavery (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic).

  16. Post update

    Callum McFadzean (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Chris O'Grady (Oldham Athletic).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Eoghan O'Connell replaces Danny Mayor.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Chris O'Grady replaces Christopher Missilou.

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Bury 2, Oldham Athletic 1. Jay O'Shea (Bury) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nicky Adams.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City331811459332665
2Bury34189766402663
3Mansfield341613549262361
4MK Dons34178955342159
5Colchester341591054371754
6Forest Green341412850331754
7Exeter33159945331254
8Carlisle341651353421153
9Tranmere341410104841752
10Stevenage34146143944-548
11Grimsby34145153840-247
12Swindon331211103942-347
13Oldham341210125244846
14Crewe34137144044-446
15Newport33137134352-946
16Northampton34915104346-342
17Cheltenham34118153949-1041
18Crawley34116173747-1039
19Cambridge34106182953-2436
20Morecambe3498173553-1835
21Yeovil3489173346-1333
22Port Vale3489172842-1433
23Macclesfield3479183556-2130
24Notts County34610183466-3228
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