Bradford 1-1 Oldham- Match Report

Last updated : 27 August 2016

Billy Clarke penalty denies Oldham victory against Bradford

Bradford City's three-match winning run came to an end as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Oldham Athletic at Valley Parade despite dominating the game.

Oldham went in front in the fifth minute when Marc Klok delivered a free-kick from the right to the far post, where unchallenged defender Peter Clarke scored with a downward header.

Bradford dominated the rest of the opening period as the visitors' defence survived a series of narrow escapes.

Keeper Connor Ripley made a brilliant one-handed save to deny winger Mark Marshall, Timothee Dieng and Josh Cullen both had shots deflected for corners and Billy Clarke missed a good chance when he turned James Meredith's cross wide.

Oldham somehow held their lead until half-time, but Bradford deservedly equalised after 57 minutes when Ousmane Fane dragged Cullen to the ground and Clarke scored from the spot.

Bradford continued to dominate, but could not turn possession into goals as Oldham's defence held firm.


Source : PA

Source: PA

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