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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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6 Chesterfield 46 69
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8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40