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Cheltenham Town 3-0 Oldham Athletic

Cheltenham's Alfie May
Alfie May joined Cheltenham from Doncaster on a two-and-a-half-year contract

Goals from Max Sheaf, debutant Alfie May and Ryan Broom secured a comfortable home win for Cheltenham over Oldham.

The Robins' first victory in six matches moved them back into the League Two play-off positions.

Sheaf struck in the 32nd minute, finishing well after Tahvon Campbell's pull-back from the left. It was the first EFL goal of the Hull loanee's career.

Campbell was denied by Zeus de la Paz after running through one-on-one after a pass from Sheaf, then May had the ball in the net five minutes before the break but it was disallowed for handball.

Cheltenham pressed for a second after half-time, but their experienced goalkeeper Scott Flinders was carried off on a stretcher after a collision with Scott Wilson in the 57th minute.

May made it 2-0 in the 76th minute after more good work from Campbell, firing in from close range after his initial effort was blocked.

Substitute goalkeeper Rhys Lovett made the save of the match to keep out a powerful strike from Oldham substitute Chris Eagles.

Broom added the third deep into time added on after Sean Long's pass.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Cheltenham

  • 1FlindersSubstituted forLovettat 62'minutes
  • 5Raglan
  • 4Tozer
  • 26Greaves
  • 11Broom
  • 7Thomas
  • 8Clements
  • 14SheafSubstituted forLongat 85'minutes
  • 3Hussey
  • 10CampbellSubstituted forLloydat 89'minutes
  • 29May

Substitutes

  • 2Long
  • 15Boyle
  • 17Debayo
  • 19Lloyd
  • 20Reilly
  • 22Lovett
  • 23Ince

Oldham

  • 20de la Paz
  • 34Hamer
  • 31Wheater
  • 3IacovittiSubstituted forEaglesat 67'minutes
  • 2MillsBooked at 53mins
  • 22JonesSubstituted forMaoucheat 73'minutes
  • 24Sylla
  • 17MissilouSubstituted forBrangerat 80'minutes
  • 11Nepomuceno
  • 19Segbe Azankpo
  • 16Wilson

Substitutes

  • 1Woods
  • 7Branger
  • 10Maouche
  • 18Fage
  • 23N'Guessan
  • 28Akpa Akpro
  • 33Eagles
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
3,029

Match Stats

Home TeamCheltenhamAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home15
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Cheltenham Town 3, Oldham Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cheltenham Town 3, Oldham Athletic 0.

Goal!

Goal! Cheltenham Town 3, Oldham Athletic 0. Ryan Broom (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Long.

Attempt missed. Alfie May (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Sean Long.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by David Wheater.

Foul by Alfie May (Cheltenham Town).

Gevaro Nepomuceno (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. George Lloyd replaces Tahvon Campbell.

Attempt missed. Johan Branger (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Zak Mills.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Sean Long replaces Max Sheaf.

Offside, Oldham Athletic. Thomas Hamer tries a through ball, but Desire Segbe Azankpo is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Tahvon Campbell (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ryan Broom (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alfie May.

Alfie May (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mohammed Maouche (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Charlie Raglan (Cheltenham Town) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Tahvon Campbell (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Chris Eagles (Oldham Athletic).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Rhys Lovett.

Attempt saved. Chris Eagles (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Johan Branger replaces Christopher Missilou.

Offside, Oldham Athletic. Mohammed Maouche tries a through ball, but Desire Segbe Azankpo is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Desire Segbe Azankpo (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Gevaro Nepomuceno with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Cheltenham Town 2, Oldham Athletic 0. Alfie May (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Mohammed Maouche replaces David Jones.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Thomas Hamer.

Attempt blocked. Max Sheaf (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Conor Thomas.

Foul by Max Sheaf (Cheltenham Town).

Thomas Hamer (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Chris Eagles replaces Alex Iacovitti.

Attempt blocked. Thomas Hamer (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. David Jones (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mohamad Sylla with a cross.

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

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Tahvon Campbell.

Substitution

Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Rhys Lovett replaces Scott Flinders because of an injury.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by Thomas Hamer.

Attempt blocked. Conor Thomas (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris Clements.

Corner, Cheltenham Town. Conceded by David Wheater.

Booking

Zak Mills (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Chris Clements (Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Swindon26155646281850
2Exeter2513843527847
3Crewe24135646291744
4Bradford25128532201244
5Cheltenham251011438201841
6Plymouth24125737261141
7Forest Green2611872820841
8Colchester251010535231240
9Northampton2511683428639
10Port Vale2581163231135
11Walsall2696112533-833
12Salford2688103236-432
13Cambridge2687113031-131
14Scunthorpe2687113436-231
15Newport237972121030
16Crawley2661193336-329
17Grimsby247892428-429
18Mansfield2669113338-527
19Leyton Orient2568113242-1026
20Oldham2568112540-1526
21Carlisle2567122340-1725
22Macclesfield2461172326-323
23Stevenage25212111530-1518
24Morecambe2546152044-2418
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