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Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Oldham Athletic

Danny Philliskirk extended Oldham's winning run to four games by completing an impressive fightback at Shrewsbury.

On-loan Reading striker Gozie Ugwu pounced on poor defending to fire Town ahead - his first goal for the club.

Tamika Mkandawire denied Korey Smith an equaliser with a goal-line clearance, before Charlie MacDonald ran onto a neat ball from Anton Rodgers to level.

Philliskirk put Oldham ahead, before keeper Mark Oxley ensured victory by denying Tom Bradshaw late on.

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Shrewsbury manager Graham Turner told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"To be fair, it's as well as we've played for a while. We passed the ball well and got into good areas.

"But the equaliser just before half-time was criminal - to be opened up at the back like that with one ball through the middle.

"We started so brightly with Gozie Ugwu's first goal for the club, and one or two situations we should have done better with.

"It was a frustrating night, to be leading 1-0 and looking comfortable - and to end up with nothing."

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

Oldham manager Lee Johnson

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Post-match: Oldham boss Johnson

"We just didn't get going and I was really upset with the first-half performance. We were off it but it was good character from the boys.

"I'm pleased because we've won ugly and that's an art.

"We've always got threats all over the pitch and we have got finishers, but we just needed to be a bit tidier around the pitch."

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 1Weale
  • 18Goldson
  • 3JacobsonSubstituted forMcAllisterat 26'minutesBooked at 63mins
  • 4SummerfieldBooked at 64mins
  • 5Jones
  • 16Mkandawire
  • 17Parry
  • 10Wroe
  • 20McAlindenSubstituted forBradshawat 81'minutes
  • 7Ugwu
  • 23Reach

Substitutes

  • 6Winfield
  • 8McAllister
  • 9Bradshaw
  • 12McQuade
  • 14Marsden
  • 25Anyon

Oldham

  • 1Oxley
  • 18Lanzoni
  • 12Mellor
  • 8Smith
  • 3Grounds
  • 6Tarkowski
  • 20PetrassoSubstituted forClarke-Harrisat 34'minutes
  • 17RodgersSubstituted forWesolowskiat 60'minutes
  • 10MacDonald
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 19DaytonSubstituted forSchmeltzat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Wesolowski
  • 7Schmeltz
  • 9Rooney
  • 14Clarke-Harris
  • 15Winchester
  • 22Belezika
  • 29Rachubka
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
4,563

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Oldham Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Oldham Athletic 2.

Gozie Ugwu (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Matteo Lanzoni (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Gozie Ugwu (Shrewsbury Town).

Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

(Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Darren Jones.

Attempt blocked. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. David McAllister (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Connor Goldson (Shrewsbury Town) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Mark Oxley.

Attempt saved. Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Darren Jones (Shrewsbury Town).

Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Tom Bradshaw replaces Liam McAlinden.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Jonathan Grounds.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Oldham Athletic 2. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Connor Goldson (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt saved. Liam McAlinden (Shrewsbury Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Liam McAlinden (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Grounds (Oldham Athletic).

Gozie Ugwu (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sidney Schmeltz (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Sidney Schmeltz replaces James Dayton because of an injury.

Attempt missed. David McAllister (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

Booking

Luke Summerfield (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Luke Summerfield (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt blocked. Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

David McAllister (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by David McAllister (Shrewsbury Town).

James Tarkowski (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Tamika Mkandawire.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. James Wesolowski replaces Anton Rodgers.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Wolves1813412243
2Leyton Orient1813322542
3Preston189721034
4Brentford181044934
5Peterborough181026932
6Bradford187741128
7Rotherham18774528
8Swindon18837827
9Walsall18765427
10Port Vale18828-226
11MK Dons17647122
12Crawley18576-422
13Coventry18945521
14Oldham17638-221
15Colchester18495-421
16Gillingham18639-521
17Carlisle18567-1121
18Shrewsbury18477-319
19Stevenage185211-1117
20Tranmere18459-1217
21Sheff Utd184410-1016
22Bristol City18297-515
23Crewe183411-2613
24Notts County183213-1411
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