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Colchester United 2-2 Oldham Athletic

Jonathan Forte scores twice for his new club Oldham against Colchester.

Jonathan Forte notched two goals on his Oldham debut as they managed a draw with Colchester in a finely-poised encounter.

Colchester took the lead early on when Magnus Okuonghae struck home, before Forte slotted in soon after.

Forte then went on to take the lead for the Latics with his solo effort beating Colchester keeper Sam Walker.

George Moncur rescued a point for the hosts when he powered in following a Freddie Sears rebound.

Line-ups

Colchester

  • 1Walker
  • 20Clohessy
  • 4Okuonghae
  • 18Eastman
  • 3Gordon
  • 8Gilbey
  • 6EastmondSubstituted forMoncurat 32'minutes
  • 21MasseySubstituted forHolmanat 84'minutes
  • 11Sears
  • 17WrightSubstituted forVoseat 64'minutes
  • 9Ibehre

Substitutes

  • 5Thompson
  • 10Holman
  • 12Lewington
  • 15Bean
  • 24Moncur
  • 25Vose
  • 28Szmodics

Oldham

  • 1Rachubka
  • 20Wilson
  • 21Kusunga
  • 16Wilson
  • 3Mills
  • 15WinchesterSubstituted forPhilliskirkat 85'minutes
  • 7DaytonSubstituted forElokobiat 80'minutes
  • 8Jones
  • 6Kelly
  • 11ForteSubstituted forGrosat 81'minutes
  • 14Clarke-Harris

Substitutes

  • 2Brown
  • 4Dieng
  • 5Elokobi
  • 10Philliskirk
  • 12Mellor
  • 13Coleman
  • 22Gros
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
4,023

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Colchester United 2, Oldham Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Colchester United 2, Oldham Athletic 2.

  3. Post update

    Dominic Vose (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic).

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Freddie Sears (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. William Gros (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jonson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Danny Philliskirk replaces Carl Winchester.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Freddie Sears (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Colchester United. Dan Holman replaces Gavin Massey.

  11. Post update

    Freddie Sears (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by James Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. William Gros replaces Jonathan Forte.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Oldham Athletic. George Elokobi replaces James Dayton.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Freddie Sears (Colchester United).

  16. Post update

    Joseph Mills (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

  18. Post update

    George Moncur (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jonson Clarke-Harris (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.