League One
Oldham1Sheff Utd1

Oldham Athletic 1-1 Sheffield United

Chris Porter

Sheffield United's Chris Porter scored a late equaliser to grab a point at former club Oldham, who are now unbeaten in nine League One games.

Both sides were guaranteed a mid-table finish before kick-off, but Oldham were livelier and led when James Wilson met Connor Brown's cross to head in.

The Blades improved after going behind and Conor Coady slotted home on 43 minutes, only to be ruled offside.

Their goal came when Porter turned in Jamie Murphy's low cross.

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Post-match: Oldham manager Johnson

"You've got people like John Brayford that has gone for a lot of money, and they bought Jose Baxter for us.

"They're a big club and I was pleased because we're punching above our weight. They're a giant and we're a little gnome throwing a spear at them.

"We held our own tonight. I was very pleased with my team."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 29Rachubka
  • 8Smith
  • 2Brown
  • 20KissockSubstituted forWinchesterat 73'minutes
  • 16J Wilson
  • 18Lockwood
  • 19Dayton
  • 24Byrom
  • 14Clarke-HarrisBooked at 52minsSubstituted forMacDonaldat 59'minutes
  • 28Worrall
  • 30HarkinsSubstituted forPhilliskirkat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Dunfield
  • 10MacDonald
  • 15Winchester
  • 21Millar
  • 27Philliskirk
  • 33Coleman
  • 38Byrnes

Sheff Utd

  • 1Howard
  • 4Brayford
  • 28Freeman
  • 17CoadySubstituted forPorterat 68'minutes
  • 5MaguireBooked at 55mins
  • 32Kennedy
  • 7FlynnSubstituted forDaviesat 78'minutes
  • 21Scougall
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forPaynterat 86'minutes
  • 8Doyle
  • 23Murphy

Substitutes

  • 6Hill
  • 9Porter
  • 14McGinn
  • 18Paynter
  • 22Davies
  • 25Long
  • 42Dimaio
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
3,949

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamSheff Utd
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home14
Away15
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Sheffield United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Sheffield United 1.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Paul Rachubka.

Attempt saved. Michael Doyle (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

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

Attempt missed. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) header from very close range misses to the left.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Sheffield United).

Connor Brown (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Billy Paynter replaces Jose Baxter.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Sheffield United 1. Chris Porter (Sheffield United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jamie Murphy with a cross.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by David Worrall.

Attempt missed. Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Ben Davies replaces Ryan Flynn.

Foul by Stefan Scougall (Sheffield United).

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Carl Winchester replaces John Kissock.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Danny Philliskirk replaces Gary Harkins.

Attempt blocked. Jose Baxter (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Harry Maguire (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Charlie MacDonald (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Chris Porter replaces Conor Coady.

Attempt missed. Harry Maguire (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Adam Lockwood.

Attempt blocked. Conor Coady (Sheffield United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Terry Kennedy (Sheffield United) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Stefan Scougall (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adam Lockwood (Oldham Athletic).

Hand ball by John Kissock (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Stefan Scougall (Sheffield United).

John Kissock (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Korey Smith (Oldham Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves4530105863155100
2Brentford452710870432791
3Preston452316671442785
4Leyton Orient4524111082443883
5Rotherham452314884572783
6Peterborough452341872581473
7Swindon45199176257566
8Sheff Utd451713154645164
9MK Dons45179196262060
10Port Vale45186215973-1460
11Walsall451416154948158
12Bristol City451318146966357
13Bradford451317155553256
14Crawley451414174753-656
15Oldham451413184958-955
16Gillingham45157235978-1952
17Coventry451613167375-251
18Colchester451214195261-950
19Notts County45154266376-1349
20Crewe451212215279-2748
21Tranmere451211225177-2647
22Carlisle451112224373-3045
23Stevenage45119254670-2442
24Shrewsbury45914224364-2141
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