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Boundary Park (ATT 4,094) 9th February 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Whitestone

Oldham Oldham Athletic vs Milton Keynes Dons MK Dons

Oldham 3

L Barnard (22)
J Mvoto (44)
C Iwelumo (53)

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MK Dons 1

D Powell (39)

Latics back on winning path

Last Updated: 09/02/13 7:26pm

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Iwelumo: Celebrates goal for Oldham

Iwelumo: Celebrates goal for Oldham

Oldham earned their first victory in 10 league games with a 3-1 win at home to MK Dons on Saturday.

On-loan strikers Lee Barnard and Chris Iwelumo were both on target for the Latics, who hope to name Paul Dickov's replacement before facing Everton in the FA Cup fifth round next weekend.

Under caretaker boss Tony Philliskirk, they went ahead after 22 minutes at Boundary Park when a mistake by visiting captain Dean Lewington allowed Lee Croft to find Barnard and he fired inside the far post from eight yards out.

Jordan Obita almost doubled the lead with a deflected effort but the Dons levelled after 39 minutes when Daniel Powell chased Jon Otsemobor's long pass and drilled home a fine shot from an angle.

Oldham were back in front just before half-time as Jean Yves M'voto met Jose Baxter's right-wing free-kick with a powerful 10-yard header.

And it was 3-1 after 53 minutes when the Dons defence failed to clear Obita's cross and Iwelumo slammed in the loose ball from close range.

Both teams missed good chances - Iwelumo for Oldham and Izale McLeod at the other end - before the home side completed a much-needed win.

The Dons, however, have now suffered three straight defeats and find themselves in the bottom half of the League One table.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 19 39
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 16 31
5 Sheffield United 18 31
6 Notts County 18 30
7 Rochdale 18 27
8 Oldham Athletic 18 27
9 Peterborough United 19 27
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15