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Oldham Athletic 2-2 Northampton Town

Two goals in the last five minutes earned Oldham Athletic a draw at home to Northampton.

Jonny Smith struck in the 89th minute to snatch a point for the struggling Latics, who had found themselves 2-0 down.

Northampton took the lead in the sixth minute through Matty Warburton.

Chris Lines' effort hit the post from close range and midfielder Warburton, a summer signing from Stockport County, latched on to the rebound to place it past Oldham goalkeeper Zeus De La Paz.

Smith then went close for the hosts, but his thunderbolt hit the side netting, while Filipe Morais curled his effort around the post after Northampton goalkeeper David Cornell had parried an earlier shot.

Northampton thought they had sealed a fourth successive win in the 80th minute when substitute Andy Williams drove the ball home after meeting Lines' pass.

But Oldham substitute Scott Wilson pulled one back five minutes later, before Smith's cross somehow found its way into the back of the net past a despairing Cornell.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 20de la Paz
  • 34Hamer
  • 31Wheater
  • 6Stott
  • 3Iacovitti
  • 25McCann
  • 17MissilouSubstituted forEmmersonat 82'minutes
  • 33Eagles
  • 8MoraisSubstituted forMaoucheat 79'minutes
  • 26Smith
  • 19Segbe AzankpoSubstituted forWilsonat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Woods
  • 10Maouche
  • 16Wilson
  • 18Fage
  • 24Sylla
  • 29Egert
  • 53Emmerson

Northampton

  • 1Cornell
  • 7Hoskins
  • 5Goode
  • 6Turnbull
  • 16WhartonBooked at 59mins
  • 10Adams
  • 44AndersonBooked at 41minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 58'minutes
  • 14Lines
  • 4McCormackSubstituted forHarrimanat 80'minutes
  • 9SmithSubstituted forOliverat 67'minutes
  • 20Warburton

Substitutes

  • 2Hall-Johnson
  • 11Williams
  • 19Oliver
  • 21Kaja
  • 23Harriman
  • 29Waters
  • 33Fisher
Referee:
Peter Wright
Attendance:
3,274

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamNorthampton
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home16
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 2, Northampton Town 2.

Full Time

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

Offside, Northampton Town. Scott Wharton tries a through ball, but Vadaine Oliver is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Mohammed Maouche (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonny Smith.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Charlie Goode.

Foul by Chris Lines (Northampton Town).

Jonny Smith (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 2, Northampton Town 2. Jonny Smith (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alex Iacovitti.

Attempt blocked. Nicky Adams (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Vadaine Oliver.

Attempt missed. Michael Harriman (Northampton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Matthew Warburton.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Thomas Hamer.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 1, Northampton Town 2. Scott Wilson (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Zac Emmerson replaces Christopher Missilou.

Goal!

Goal! Oldham Athletic 0, Northampton Town 2. Andy Williams (Northampton Town) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Chris Lines.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Michael Harriman replaces Alan McCormack.

Charlie Goode (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Wheater (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Mohammed Maouche replaces Filipe Morais.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Scott Wharton.

Nicky Adams (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Andy Williams (Northampton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Vadaine Oliver following a corner.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Thomas Hamer.

Attempt missed. Matthew Warburton (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Nicky Adams.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Alex Iacovitti.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Jamie Stott.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Scott Wilson replaces Desire Segbe Azankpo.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Vadaine Oliver replaces Harry Smith.

Foul by Matthew Warburton (Northampton Town).

Chris Eagles (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Jonny Smith (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alex Iacovitti.

Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Northampton Town).

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

Attempt blocked. Filipe Morais (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonny Smith.

Charlie Goode (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Desire Segbe Azankpo (Oldham Athletic).

Booking

Scott Wharton (Northampton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Scott Wharton (Northampton Town).

Chris Eagles (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Andy Williams replaces Paul Anderson.

goal

As It Stood

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1Forest Green1694320101031
2Bradford169342415930
3Swindon179352820830
4Crewe169342618830
5Exeter178542320329
6Cheltenham1584327141328
7Newport167631713427
8Colchester177552216626
9Northampton177462218425
10Port Vale176742222025
11Salford176652125-424
12Cambridge176562217523
13Plymouth166552420423
14Mansfield175572625120
15Macclesfield165561720-320
16Leyton Orient175572428-420
17Crawley175572429-520
18Grimsby155462020019
19Carlisle175391829-1118
20Oldham173771826-816
21Scunthorpe173682125-415
22Walsall1743101225-1315
23Stevenage172781221-913
24Morecambe1734101529-1413
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