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Oldham Athletic 0-2 Swindon Town

Swindon ended a run of three straight league defeats with a well-deserved 2-0 League One victory at struggling Oldham.

A goal in each half secured the Robins a much-needed win for boss Luke Williams.

Swindon controlled the first period and deservedly led at the interval.

Jonathan Obika opened the scoring in the 18th minute, slotting home his second goal of the season from 15 yards after meeting a smart through-ball from John Goddard.

Earlier the Robins ought to have scored when Nathan Thompson lashed a shot over the top from six yards, while Oldham replied when Josh Law curled a free-kick narrowly wide from 25 yards.

Obika almost made it 2-0 when his acrobatic scissor-kick was well saved by Oldham goalkeeper Connor Ripley.

Three minutes after the restart Oldham almost levelled when Ollie Banks fired a shot inches wide from 20 yards.

However, Swindon responded perfectly by going two ahead in the 55th minute as Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill clipped home a shot from eight yards following Goddard's cut-back.

Peter Clarke cleared a late effort from Swindon's Raphael Rossi-Branco off the line.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oldham

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Ripley
  • 2Law
  • 26Clarke
  • 5BurgessBooked at 86mins
  • 31Dunne
  • 6KlokSubstituted forFaneat 45'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 28Green
  • 8BanksBooked at 32mins
  • 11CroftSubstituted forOseiat 45'minutes
  • 12Ladapo
  • 19ErwinSubstituted forMckayat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Wilson
  • 7Flynn
  • 9Mckay
  • 13Kettings
  • 18Osei
  • 24Fane
  • 27McLaughlin

Swindon

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2ThompsonBooked at 6mins
  • 29Rossi Branco
  • 28Jones
  • 20Furlong
  • 10GoddardSubstituted forRodgersat 74'minutes
  • 4ThomasSubstituted forIandoloat 89'minutes
  • 8Kasim
  • 3Ormonde-Ottewill
  • 23DelfounesoSubstituted forNorrisat 72'minutes
  • 9Obika

Substitutes

  • 5Rodgers
  • 12Henry
  • 14Iandolo
  • 15Smith
  • 18Evans
  • 24Hylton
  • 33Norris
Referee:
Mark Haywood
Attendance:
3,403

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home5
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Swindon Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Swindon Town 2.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Swindon Town. Ellis Iandolo replaces Conor Thomas.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paul Green (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Charles Dunne.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

  7. Booking

    Cameron Burgess (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Cameron Burgess (Oldham Athletic).

  9. Post update

    Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Raphael Rossi Branco.

  11. Post update

    Hand ball by Luke Norris (Swindon Town).

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Luke Norris (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  13. Booking

    Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Freddie Ladapo.

  17. Post update

    Hand ball by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

  18. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Thompson.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe95312091118
2Bury95221610617
3Bolton9441107316
4Bradford9360106415
5Northampton9351138514
6Port Vale94231211114
7Sheff Utd94231213-114
8Gillingham94231416-214
9Bristol Rovers93421313013
10Peterborough93331612412
11Fleetwood93331413112
12MK Dons93331211112
13Oxford Utd933399012
14Millwall93331617-112
15Chesterfield93241312111
16Charlton92521110111
17Swindon93241012-211
18Walsall92431012-210
19Rochdale92341113-29
20Wimbledon92341114-39
21Shrewsbury9225914-58
22Oldham915349-58
23Southend9225918-98
24Coventry9054410-65
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