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Oldham Athletic 1-1 Bristol City

Bristol City fought back to earn a point against Oldham in a League One match affected by gale-force winds.

The hosts went ahead after five minutes when Danny Philliskirk fired into the top corner from 25 yards out.

Aden Flint hooked in the leveller soon afterwards when the Latics failed to clear Bobby Reid's corner.

Marvin Elliott was stretchered off for the visitors, who went close through Reid and Wes Burns, while Jon Stead saw his free kick whistle wide for Oldham.

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Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Post-match: Oldham manager Lee Johnson

"I thought it was a tough game in tough conditions. It was very cold and windy.

"Obviously we tried, we huffed and puffed. It was a great strike from Danny Philliskirk and then we didn't really affect their goalmouth enough.

"We couldn't really get going but I have to be fair to the lads - it was a tough set of circumstances today.

"It's not a bad point. It wasn't a great performance but they're not a bad side. I would just like a little bit more in terms of bit of movement and a bit of quality."

Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill told BBC Radio Bristol:

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Post-match: Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill

"It was a hard-fought game. We've gone a goal behind again - it would have been nice if we'd got our noses in front and then seen what happened.

"If we beat Coventry the other night, in a game when we'd done enough to win for sure, and then we come away and we draw at Oldham, it's the end of a very good week for us.

"Because we are chasing wins at the moment, you look at a draw and think perhaps we should have won or we needed to win.

"We do have to bear in mind where the club has been heading for the last few years and it does take time to turn round."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Oxley
  • 2Brown
  • 3Grounds
  • 8Smith
  • 4WesolowskiSubstituted forMellorat 62'minutes
  • 18Lockwood
  • 28WorrallSubstituted forClarke-Harrisat 67'minutes
  • 16J WilsonBooked at 45mins
  • 9SteadBooked at 58minsSubstituted forMacDonaldat 84'minutes
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 30Harkins

Substitutes

  • 5Kusunga
  • 10MacDonald
  • 12Mellor
  • 14Clarke-Harris
  • 19Dayton
  • 20Kissock
  • 29Rachubka

Bristol City

  • 30Moore
  • 2Moloney
  • 3Williams
  • 25ElliottSubstituted forElliottat 32'minutes
  • 5Flint
  • 18El-AbdBooked at 53mins
  • 21Pack
  • 14Reid
  • 9BaldockBooked at 34mins
  • 27BurnsSubstituted forEmmanuel-Thomasat 65'minutes
  • 23Barnett

Substitutes

  • 1Fielding
  • 8Elliott
  • 10Emmanuel-Thomas
  • 15Bryan
  • 16Wynter
  • 17Cunningham
  • 34Gillett
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
3,822

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamBristol City
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Bristol City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Bristol City 1.

Attempt missed. James Wilson (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Brendan Moloney.

Attempt missed. Aden Flint (Bristol City) left footed shot from very close range misses to the left.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Connor Brown.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

Attempt missed. Jay Emmanuel-Thomas (Bristol City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Charlie MacDonald replaces Jon Stead.

Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Wade Elliott (Bristol City).

Gary Harkins (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Wade Elliott (Bristol City).

Attempt missed. Wade Elliott (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Wade Elliott (Bristol City).

Wade Elliott (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic).

Marlon Pack (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Derrick Williams (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Hand ball by Tyrone Barnett (Bristol City).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Johnson Clarke-Harris replaces David Worrall.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Jay Emmanuel-Thomas replaces Wes Burns.

Attempt missed. David Mellor (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Gary Harkins (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. David Mellor replaces James Wesolowski because of an injury.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

Attempt blocked. Jon Stead (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Wes Burns (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left following a fast break.

Attempt saved. Wes Burns (Bristol City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

Jon Stead (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Aden Flint (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon Stead (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Aden Flint (Bristol City).

Mark Oxley (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Bobby Reid (Bristol City) hits the bar with a right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left from a direct free kick.

Bobby Reid (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David Worrall (Oldham Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Brentford29196451272463
2Wolves29187449202961
3Leyton Orient29186560283260
4Preston291510440281255
5Rotherham29149651381351
6Peterborough29153115041948
7Walsall30121083629746
8Swindon30135124941844
9MK Dons29116124442239
10Port Vale28123134145-439
11Gillingham31115154253-1138
12Coventry2913885751637
13Bradford2971484137435
14Colchester2681083534134
15Oldham3097143442-834
16Crawley2571082934-531
17Tranmere3087153352-1931
18Crewe3087153357-2431
19Notts County3193194050-1030
20Carlisle2986153351-1830
21Sheff Utd2878132838-1029
22Bristol City30513124249-728
23Shrewsbury3069152841-1327
24Stevenage2774162745-1825
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