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  • Date:03 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:17,267
  • Lowton (21) Evans (37)
  • Richard Cresswell - og (64) Lee (68)
    Kuqi - pen (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Keanu Marsh-Brown produces a right-footed shot from just inside the penalty area and strikes the post. Effort on goal by Tom Adeyemi from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

91mins

Penalty awarded for a foul by Harry Maguire on Reuben Reid. Red card for Harry Maguire. Penalty taken right-footed by Shefki Kuqi and scored. Sheff Utd 2-3 Oldham.

90mins

Reece Brown concedes a free kick for a foul on Will Hoskins. The ball is swung over by Lee Williamson, Effort on goal by Ched Evans from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

89mins

James Beattie on for Stephen Quinn.

89mins

The ball is swung over by Kieran Lee.

89mins

The ball is sent over by David Mellor, Harry Maguire makes a clearance.

87mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keanu Marsh-Brown on Stephen Quinn. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

86mins

Will Hoskins comes on in place of Andy Taylor.

84mins

Stephen Quinn challenges Keanu Marsh-Brown unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Taylor from right wing, Harry Maguire makes a clearance.

83mins

Keanu Marsh-Brown crosses the ball, Lee Williamson makes a clearance.

83mins

Richard Cresswell concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Taylor. Free kick taken by Alex Cisak.

82mins

Reece Brown sends in a cross, Header by Reuben Reid from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

80mins

A cross is delivered by Reuben Reid, Harry Maguire makes a clearance.

76mins

Unfair challenge on James Tarkowski by Ched Evans results in a free kick. Caution for Ched Evans. Free kick taken by Alex Cisak.

75mins

Ched Evans takes a shot. Save by Alex Cisak.

74mins

Chris Taylor challenges Stephen Quinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Williamson takes the free kick.

74mins

Ched Evans crosses the ball, Jean Yves Mvoto manages to make a clearance.

72mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Doyle by Shefki Kuqi. Reuben Reid on for Filipe Morais. Harry Maguire takes the free kick.

70mins

Corner crossed in by Lee Williamson, clearance made by Jean Yves Mvoto.

69mins

Centre by Keanu Marsh-Brown, A goal is scored by Kieran Lee from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 2-2 Oldham.Assist by Keanu Marsh-Brown.

66mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Lowton on James Tarkowski. The referee sends off Matthew Lowton for second bookable offence. Indirect free kick taken by Alex Cisak.

66mins

The referee books Matthew Lowton for unsporting behaviour. Chris Taylor is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

66mins

Matthew Lowton sends in a cross, Kieran Lee manages to make a clearance.

65mins

Richard Cresswell heads into his own net. Sheff Utd 2-1 Oldham.

64mins

Corner taken right-footed by Filipe Morais.

64mins

The ball is swung over by Filipe Morais, Andy Taylor manages to make a clearance.

63mins

Centre by David Mellor, clearance made by Ched Evans.

61mins

Ryan Flynn takes a shot. Blocked by James Tarkowski. Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Blocked by Jean Yves Mvoto.

60mins

Corner taken by Lee Williamson.

60mins

Ched Evans takes a shot. Save made by Alex Cisak.

58mins

Michael Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keanu Marsh-Brown. Indirect free kick taken by Keanu Marsh-Brown.

56mins

Corner taken by Filipe Morais, clearance by Richard Cresswell.

56mins

Chris Taylor sends in a cross, Andy Taylor manages to make a clearance.

54mins

Michael Doyle takes a shot from just outside the area and strikes the post.

52mins

The ball is swung over by Ched Evans.

52mins

Centre by Kieran Lee, save by Steve Simonsen.

51mins

The referee cautions Reece Brown for unsporting behaviour.

50mins

Lee Williamson takes a shot. Blocked by Jean Yves Mvoto.

49mins

The ball is swung over by Keanu Marsh-Brown, save by Steve Simonsen.

49mins

Chris Taylor sends in a cross, clearance by Harry Maguire.

48mins

Ched Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Filipe Morais. Alex Cisak restarts play with the free kick.

47mins

Lee Williamson takes a shot. Jean Yves Mvoto manages to make a clearance.

47mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Cresswell on James Tarkowski. Free kick taken by James Tarkowski.

46mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn by Keanu Marsh-Brown. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Taylor.

46mins

Centre by Chris Taylor, Andy Taylor makes a clearance.

46mins

Ched Evans produces a right-footed shot from 35 yards and missed to the left of the net.

46mins

Carl Winchester goes off and Keanu Marsh-Brown comes on.

45mins

Effort on goal by Ryan Flynn from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

44mins

Foul by Chris Taylor on Matthew Lowton, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Harry Maguire.

42mins

Chris Taylor challenges Matthew Lowton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Quinn.

42mins

Lee Williamson takes a shot. Save by Alex Cisak.

42mins

Andy Taylor delivers the ball, clearance by Jean Yves Mvoto.

41mins

Centre by Carl Winchester, clearance by Andy Taylor.

40mins

Andy Taylor sends in a cross, clearance made by James Tarkowski.

39mins

Richard Cresswell produces a cross, blocked by Filipe Morais.

38mins

Goal scored by Ched Evans from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 2-0 Oldham.

35mins

Lecsinel Jean-Francois goes off and Johnny Ertl comes on.

30mins

David Mellor delivers the ball, Shefki Kuqi takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.

29mins

Corner taken by Filipe Morais from the right by-line, Harry Maguire manages to make a clearance.

29mins

Tom Adeyemi takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

27mins

Ryan Flynn is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alex Cisak.

24mins

Richard Cresswell delivers the ball, clearance by David Mellor.

23mins

Carl Winchester takes a shot. Lecsinel Jean-Francois gets a block in.

22mins

Matthew Lowton scores a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Sheff Utd 1-0 Oldham.Assist on the goal came from Ched Evans.

21mins

Unfair challenge on Jean Yves Mvoto by Richard Cresswell results in a free kick. Jean Yves Mvoto restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

Harry Maguire challenges Carl Winchester unfairly and gives away a free kick. Reece Brown restarts play with the free kick.

12mins

Andy Taylor produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

11mins

The ball is sent over by Filipe Morais.

10mins

The ball is swung over by Carl Winchester.

9mins

Richard Cresswell is caught offside. David Mellor takes the indirect free kick.

8mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Lee Williamson, save made by Alex Cisak.

7mins

Outswinging corner taken by Lee Williamson from the right by-line, Harry Maguire takes a shot. Alex Cisak makes a save.

7mins

The ball is sent over by Matthew Lowton, Reece Brown gets a block in.

5mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Filipe Morais from the left by-line to the near post, Shot from deep inside the area by James Tarkowski goes over the bar.

5mins

Chris Taylor delivers the ball, Matthew Lowton manages to make a clearance.

5mins

The ball is swung over by Andy Taylor, clearance made by Jean Yves Mvoto.

4mins

Effort from the edge of the box by Richard Cresswell goes wide of the left-hand upright.

3mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lee Williamson, clearance made by Reece Brown.

3mins

The ball is delivered by Ched Evans, clearance made by Jean Yves Mvoto.

2mins

Corner taken by Lee Williamson played to the near post, clearance made by Carl Winchester.

2mins

Unfair challenge on Michael Doyle by Reece Brown results in a free kick. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

1mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson, clearance made by James Tarkowski.

Match Preview

Quinn poised for Blades recall Sheffield United midfielder Stephen Quinn is expected to return to the starting line-up against Oldham. Quinn was dropped for the midweek win over Scunthorpe, but stepped off the substitutes' bench at half-time and had a hand in the equaliser before grabbing the Blades' winner. Playmaker Kevin McDonald remains sidelined with a hamstring injury sustained during the win over Preston 10 days ago and fellow midfielder Nick Montgomery is hoping to shake off an ankle injury after missing out on Wednesday night. Austria international Johnny Ertl is likely to retain his place in midfield if Montgomery fails to make it. Manager Danny Wilson must decide who to partner with leading goalscorer Ched Evans. James Beattie started against Scunthorpe but was replaced at the interval by Richard Cresswell, while Will Hoskins, on loan from Brighton, is pushing for a recall. The Blades bounced back from Sunday's Steel City derby defeat with a 2-1 win over Scunthorpe and remain five points clear of third-placed Sheffield Wednesday with a game in hand. Oldham expect to be without attacking midfielder Chris Taylor. Taylor fell ill ahead of Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Colchester at Boundary Park and was sent home before kick-off. The 25-year-old has not returned to training since and boss Paul Dickov will monitor his progress as the Bramall Lane clash approaches. Dickov's options in midfield are starting to look decidedly threadbare in the midst of a hectic fixture schedule, with Dean Furman (knee) and long-term absentee James Wesolowski (shoulder) also absent. Wesolowski and full-back Paul Black (hamstring) may be out for the season and winger Kirk Millar is continuing his rehabilitation after damaging ankle ligaments. Reuben Reid is available having recovered from a troublesome thigh problem but Matt Smith was preferred as a forward option from the bench against Colchester.

Formation:442Manager: Danny Wilson

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Dickov

Oldham

  • Steve Simonsen
  • Matthew Lowton
  • Harry Maguire
  • Lecsinel Jean-Francois
  • Andy Taylor
  • Ryan Flynn
  • Michael Doyle
  • Lee Williamson
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Richard Cresswell
  • Ched Evans
  • SUBS
  • Mark Howard
  • Johnny Ertl
  • Will Hoskins
  • James Beattie
  • Chris Porter

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Match Report

Latics blunt Blades Former Sheffield Wednesday striker Shefki Kuqi scored an injury-time winner from the penalty spot as Oldham completed an unlikely comeback to triumph 3-2 at Sheffield United. The Blades were coasting following first-half goals from Matt Lowton and Ched Evans before Richard Cresswell scored an own goal and Kieran Lee equalised for the visitors. Kuqi's penalty came after Harry Maguire hauled down Reuben Reid. Lowton grabbed the opening goal after 22 minutes, tapping in from close-range after Evans won the ball and played it across the face of goal. Evans made it 2-0 seven minutes before half-time, drilling a low shot beyond Alex Cisak from the right-hand side of the area for his 22nd goal of the season. Blades skipper Michael Doyle struck a post with a 20-yard effort before Cresswell headed the ball into his own net following a Filipe Morais corner in the 65th minute. Two minutes later, Lowton was sent-off when he received a second yellow card for a late challenge on James Tarkowski. Lee quickly made it 2-2 with a fine shot from the right-hand side of the area after 69 minutes. Maguire's foul on Reid at the death, which resulted in Kuqi's winning penalty, also saw the defender sent-off.

Form Guide

    LWWWLW
  • Sheff Utd
  • VS
  • Oldham
  • LDWLWD

Last Meetings

  • Oldham
  • 0 - 2
  • Sheff Utd
  • 06/08/2011

Top Scorers

Sheff Utd

  • C Evans 15
  • L Williamson 7
  • R Cresswell 6
  • C Porter 5
  • S Quinn 3
  • M Lowton 3
  • R Flynn 2
  • N Montgomery 1
  • N Collins 1
  • M Doyle 1
  • W Hoskins 1
  • K McDonald 1
  • N Mendez-Laing 1
  • H Maguire 1

Oldham

  • S Kuqi 7
  • R Simpson 4
  • M Smith 3
  • J Wesolowski 3
  • F Morais 3
  • T Adeyemi 2
  • Z Diamond 1
  • C Taylor 1
  • D Furman 1
  • K Lee 1
  • R Reid 1
  • K Marsh-Brown 1
  • L Scapuzzi 1
  • D Mellor 1

Goals

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 91
    • Goals per game 60
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 11 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Oldham

    • Total goals 67
    • Goals per game 36
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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