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Weston Homes Community Stadium (ATT 2,987) 8th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: I Williamson

Colchester Colchester United vs Oldham Athletic Oldham

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Oldham 2

J Mvoto (33)
B Wilson (og 61)

Oldham sink lowly Colchester

Last Updated: 08/12/12 6:51pm

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Wilson: Unfortunate own-goal

Wilson: Unfortunate own-goal

Oldham maintained their much-improved recent form with a well-deserved 2-0 win at Colchester, who have lost three in a row.

Colchester, who have lost five of their last six in the league had the first chance when Jabo Ibehre nodded wide from Brian Wilson's cross inside two minutes.

But Oldham had the better of the first half after that with Mark Cousins denying both Matt Derbyshire and Jonathan Grounds.

The Latics took a 33rd-minute lead through Jean-Yves M'Voto, who sent a powerful header past Cousins and in off the woodwork from Lee Croft's corner.

James Wesolowski drilled a low shot wide from inside the area just before the break and finished the first half in charge, prompting the U's to change formation at half-time.

But Oldham went further ahead just after the hour-mark when Croft's pass dissected the U's defence and after Derbyshire's shot had been partially-saved by Cousins, the ball hit the post before appearing to go in off U's right-back Brian Wilson.

Cousins denied Cristian Montano after that and although Ibehre headed straight at Alex Cisak late on, it was Oldham's day.

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 33 70
2 Milton Keynes Dons 33 62
3 Preston North End 32 62
4 Swindon Town 33 61
5 Sheffield United 32 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 33 48
7 Chesterfield 33 45
8 Bradford City 32 45
9 Port Vale 33 45
10 Peterborough United 33 44
11 Fleetwood Town 33 44
12 Barnsley 33 44
13 Oldham Athletic 32 43
14 Gillingham 33 42
15 Rochdale 31 41
16 Walsall 33 41
17 Scunthorpe United 32 41
18 Crewe Alexandra 33 39
19 Notts County 32 38
20 Coventry City 32 36
21 Leyton Orient 32 35
22 Colchester United 33 34
23 Crawley Town 33 34
24 Yeovil Town 33 30