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Unfair challenge on Peter Hartley by Reuben Reid results in a free kick. Peter Hartley takes the free kick. Jordan Richards delivers the ball. Free kick awarded for a foul by Antony Sweeney on Alex Cisak. Alex Cisak restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Evan Horwood, Jean Yves Mvoto manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Gary Liddle on Tom Adeyemi, free kick awarded. Gary Liddle goes into the book. Youssouf M'changama sends in a cross, Reuben Reid takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Corner taken right-footed by Chris Taylor, Neil Austin makes a clearance. Chris Taylor takes the outswinging corner, Header from close in by Jean Yves Mvoto misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Youssouf M'changama on Andy Monkhouse. Scott Flinders takes the indirect free kick.
Neil Austin sends in a cross, Chris Taylor makes a clearance.
Shot by Ryan Noble from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Austin on Harry Bunn. Alex Cisak restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Ryan Noble, clearance by Reece Brown. Neil Austin takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by David Mellor.
Corner taken right-footed by Chris Taylor from the right by-line, Neil Austin manages to make a clearance.
Paul Murray goes off and Jordan Richards comes on.
Paul Murray is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Paul Murray receives a yellow card. The ball is sent over by Chris Taylor, Header from close range by Shefki Kuqi misses to the right of the target.
Neil Austin challenges Harry Bunn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Alex Cisak.
Andy Monkhouse challenges Chris Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Reece Brown takes the free kick.
Evan Horwood takes the inswinging corner, Peter Hartley takes a shot. Kieran Lee makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Neil Austin from the left by-line, save by Alex Cisak.
Adam Boyd comes on in place of James Poole.
The ball is swung over by Youssouf M'changama.
Centre by Paul Murray.
Evan Horwood takes the floated corner, James Poole produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Shefki Kuqi takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Scott Flinders fouled by Reuben Reid, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Flinders takes the free kick.
Chris Taylor takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Murray. Corner taken by Chris Taylor from the right by-line, clearance by Paul Murray.
The ball is sent over by Neil Austin.
Centre by Neil Austin.
Evan Horwood takes the inswinging corner, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Sam Collins goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
The ball is crossed by Evan Horwood, Reece Brown makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Evan Horwood.
Reuben Reid is caught offside. Scott Flinders takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is sent over by David Mellor.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Reuben Reid on Sam Collins. Gary Liddle takes the direct free kick.
Andy Monkhouse delivers the ball, clearance by Reece Brown.
Reuben Reid is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Collins.
Chris Taylor fouled by Andy Monkhouse, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Cisak takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Austin by Harry Bunn. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
Jean Yves Mvoto challenges Ryan Noble unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Neil Austin. Reece Brown goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Evan Horwood takes a shot from 18 yards. Save made by Alex Cisak.
The ball is delivered by Ryan Noble, Jean Yves Mvoto gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Evan Horwood, save by Alex Cisak.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Noble by Reece Brown results in a free kick. Neil Austin takes the direct free kick.
Sam Collins concedes a free kick for a foul on Shefki Kuqi. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Taylor, clearance made by Antony Sweeney.
Effort from 35 yards by Paul Murray went wide right of the net.
Andy Monkhouse takes a shot. Alex Cisak makes a save.
The ball is crossed by David Mellor, save by Scott Flinders.
Chris Taylor handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Murray.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Antony Sweeney on David Mellor. Alex Cisak takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Harry Bunn by James Poole. Chris Taylor delivers the ball, Goal scored by Jean Yves Mvoto from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hartlepool 0-1 Oldham.Assist by Chris Taylor.
Corner taken by Evan Horwood from the left by-line, Shefki Kuqi manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Neil Austin, Header on goal by Antony Sweeney from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Chris Taylor takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Pools monitor Sweeney
Hartlepool are waiting on the availability of midfielder Antony Sweeney for their home game with Oldham.
Sweeney received a bang on the head in the closing stages of Saturday's goalless draw with Stevenage but is hoping to be included from the start.
Manager Neale Cooper will be without Luke James again as the teenager rests a troublesome back that has kept him sidelined for the last five matches while fellow striker Colin Nish is still struggling with a knee injury.
But central defender Sam Collins came through unscathed after overcoming a calf strain to last the full 90 minutes against Stevenage and striker James Poole (thigh) is pushing for a start after stepping off the bench on Saturday.
Midfielder Gary Liddle (calf) made his return against Stevenage following a five-game absence and is likely to continue while Cooper may consider changes following two successive goalless draws.
Oldham will be without winger Filipe Morais after he suffered severe concussion in a car crash ahead of the 3-2 derby defeat to Rochdale on Saturday.
The 26-year-old has since been released from the Royal Oldham Hospital but is set for a significant spell on the sidelines.
Defender James Tarkowski will serve a one-match ban following his red card against Dale and captain Dean Furman (knee) misses out once more, although he is hoping to resume training later in the week after visiting a specialist on Monday.
Fellow midfielder James Wesolowski (shoulder) and full-back Paul Black (hamstring) remain long-term absentees and centre-back Zander Diamond (thigh) is battling to return before the end of the season. Such problems have led to boss Paul Dickov calling 17-year-old second-year scholar Alex Parkes into the squad to face Pools.
On-loan Manchester City striker Harry Bunn made his debut on Saturday and will hope to fend off the advances of Reuben Reid and keep his place in attack.
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