Date: 13th November 2010 at 11:26pm
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Oumare Tounkara grabbed his third goal of the season which proved to be enough to hand Oldham a valuable three points and send high flying Huddersfield Town home with nothing.

The Boundary Park crowd was swelled by the visitors who brought a big following, but they must have been disappointed to see Latics outplay them although they only got one goal to show for their efforts.

That was mainly down to the form of Terrier`s keeper Ian Bennett who was in top form and kept the score down.
Tounkara scored the only goal of the game after 24 minutes of an opening period that Oldham ran rampant in.

He was sent through by Dean Furman and his first effort was stopped by Bennett but the unlucky keeper saw Tounkara get to the rebound first and slot the ball home.

Bennett then showed that even though he is a veteran, he has still got it as he stopped and effort from 20 yards from Furman and then manage to save the follow up from Chris Taylor.

He also stopped Tounkara and Filipe Morais from adding to the score, Cedric Evina and Dale Stephens both had good chances but were off target.

At the other end, Graham Carey fired off target as they began to come into the game a little more. Alan Lee, Damien Johnson and Carey all went close.

But it was Latics who should have gone two up and killed the game off but Bennett denied Evina and from the resulting corner Bennett was beaten but Jean-Yves M’Voto’s header was cleared off the line by Johnson.

Five minutes of injury time was played and although it went slow, Town couldn`t give Brill anything to be concerned about.

Latics : Brill; Lee, M’voto, Hazell, Black; Morais (Jones 80), Furman, Stephens, Evina (Kelly 85); Taylor; Tounkara.

Subs (not used): Jacobson, Jarrett, Brooke, Gerrard, Winchester.

Huddersfield: Bennett; Peltier, Clarke, Kay, Ridehalgh; Pilkington (Arfield 39), Gudjonsson, Johnson, Carey (Roberts 65); Rhodes (Lee 46), Afobe.

Subs (not used): Smithies, Garner, McCombe, Atkinson.


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