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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.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

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:

"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

Formation 4-4-2

  • 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

Formation 4-4-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Oldham Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Matteo Lanzoni (Oldham Athletic).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Gozie Ugwu (Shrewsbury Town).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Johnson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic).

  9. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Darren Jones.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by James Wesolowski (Oldham Athletic).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Mark Oxley.

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Darren Jones (Shrewsbury Town).

  19. Post update

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

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Tom Bradshaw replaces Liam McAlinden.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves18134132102243
2Leyton Orient18133241162542
3Preston1897227171034
4Brentford1810442819934
5Peterborough1810262718932
6Bradford1877431201128
7Rotherham187742722528
8Swindon188373224827
9Walsall187652016427
10Port Vale188282628-226
11MK Dons176472726122
12Crawley185761923-422
13Coventry189453833521
14Oldham176382224-221
15Colchester184952024-421
16Gillingham186392328-521
17Carlisle185671829-1121
18Shrewsbury184771821-319
19Stevenage1852111829-1117
20Tranmere184592133-1217
21Sheff Utd1844101626-1016
22Bristol City182972631-515
23Crewe1834111440-2613
24Notts County1832131832-1411
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