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Sixfields Stadium (ATT 3,347) 29th December 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Coventry Coventry City vs Oldham Athletic Oldham

Coventry 1

C Baker (73)

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Oldham 1

J Clarke-Harris (45+3)

Baker stunner secures a draw

Last Updated: 29/12/13 6:54pm

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Carl Baker: Netted a stunning equaliser

Carl Baker: Netted a stunning equaliser

Coventry skipper Carl Baker's stunning overhead kick secured a point for his side in a 1-1 draw against Oldham.

Former Sky Blue Jonson Clarke-Harris came back to haunt his former club and his header gave the Latics the lead right on the stroke of half-time. But Baker's strike ensured it ended all-square at Sixfields.

It was Coventry who had the better of the opening exchanges and they were unfortunate as Callum Wilson raced through one-on-one only to be brought down outside the area by visiting goalkeeper Mark Oxley.

Referee Dean Whitestone controversially issued a yellow card and the visitors made the most of their good fortune when Clarke-Harris scored his fourth goal in as many games against the run of play.

But City replied in spectacular fashion after the interval, and after 73 minutes they were rewarded for their constant pressure when Cyrus Christie's cross from the right was turned in by Baker.

However, Oldham could have snatched all three points right at the death but Michael Petrasso's effort was well saved by Joe Murphy.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 21 42
2 Milton Keynes Dons 20 41
3 Swindon Town 21 41
4 Preston North End 21 41
5 Sheffield United 21 33
6 Rochdale 21 31
7 Notts County 20 31
8 Bradford City 21 30
9 Peterborough United 21 30
10 Oldham Athletic 21 30
11 Chesterfield 21 28
12 Fleetwood Town 21 27
13 Walsall 21 27
14 Barnsley 21 26
15 Port Vale 21 26
16 Doncaster Rovers 20 26
17 Coventry City 21 25
18 Scunthorpe United 20 23
19 Gillingham 21 22
20 Crawley Town 21 22
21 Colchester United 21 20
22 Yeovil Town 21 20
23 Leyton Orient 21 19
24 Crewe Alexandra 21 19