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Oldham Athletic 2-2 Swindon Town

Johan Branger's volley earned Oldham a point in an entertaining draw with fellow League Two play-off hopefuls Swindon.

The hosts took the lead in the seventh minute when Mohamed Mauche lofted in a free-kick and, after Peter Clarke's header was well saved by Luke McCormick, defender George Edmundson applied a close-range finish.

Swindon responded well, with Kyle Bennett's header flicking the outside of a post. Edmundson wrestled Theo Robinson to the floor, giving Michael Doughty the chance to slot home a penalty.

Bennett put Swindon in front in the 60th minute, hammering a low right-footed shot home from 18 yards out.

The lead did not last long, with Branger swivelling on the penalty spot to fire in a smart left-footed volley in the 70th minute.

Callum Lang almost put Oldham back in front with a header from a tight angle that travelled just wide of the far post and later forced another good save from McCormick, while at the other end substitute James Dunne was denied by the outstretched right leg of goalkeeper Daniel Iversen in the 90th minute.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Iversen
  • 34Hamer
  • 26Clarke
  • 4EdmundsonBooked at 45mins
  • 5Iacovitti
  • 22BrangerSubstituted forAfolayanat 73'minutes
  • 17Missilou
  • 28MaoucheSubstituted forSyllaat 64'minutes
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 10O'GradySubstituted forBaxterat 58'minutes
  • 19Lang

Substitutes

  • 7Coke
  • 8Baxter
  • 13de la Paz
  • 14Benteke
  • 18Afolayan
  • 23Hunt
  • 42Sylla

Swindon

  • 23McCormick
  • 2Knoyle
  • 26Conroy
  • 32Woolfenden
  • 29Koiki
  • 3DoughtyBooked at 32minsSubstituted forMcCourtat 82'minutes
  • 30RoseSubstituted forHouseat 82'minutes
  • 37Bennett
  • 22WoolerySubstituted forDunneat 76'minutes
  • 35Robinson
  • 10Anderson

Substitutes

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 4McCourt
  • 8Dunne
  • 9Richards
  • 18House
  • 33Broadbent
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
4,064

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home16
Away20
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Swindon Town 2.

Full Time

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

Foul by Jak McCourt (Swindon Town).

Mohamad Sylla (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by George Edmundson.

Foul by Mohamad Sylla (Oldham Athletic).

Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. James Dunne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Alex Iacovitti (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Jak McCourt (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Christopher Missilou.

Attempt blocked. Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Oladapo Afolayan (Oldham Athletic).

Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Jak McCourt replaces Michael Doughty.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Ben House replaces Danny Rose.

George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town).

Attempt saved. Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Danny Rose.

Attempt blocked. Jose Baxter (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Christopher Missilou (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jose Baxter (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by James Dunne (Swindon Town).

Thomas Hamer (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. James Dunne replaces Kaiyne Woolery.

Attempt missed. Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Oladapo Afolayan replaces Johan Branger.

Foul by Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town).

Christopher Missilou (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 2, Swindon Town 2. Johan Branger (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Mohamad Sylla replaces Mohammed Maouche.

Attempt missed. Theo Robinson (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City422315473383584
2Bury4221111076502674
3Mansfield421916762352773
4MK Dons422191267452272
5Tranmere4220111161451671
6Forest Green4218131162422067
7Exeter4218111357451265
8Carlisle42187176259361
9Colchester42179165852660
10Swindon421515125350360
11Stevenage42179165052-260
12Newport41179155257-560
13Oldham4115131362501258
14Crewe42168185253-156
15Northampton421218125355-254
16Cheltenham421411175460-653
17Grimsby42148204153-1250
18Port Vale421211193648-1247
19Morecambe421211194764-1747
20Crawley42137224261-1946
21Cambridge42129213761-2445
22Macclesfield42912214570-2539
23Yeovil42910233861-2337
24Notts County42813214377-3437
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