Date: 12th February 2008 at 6:04pm
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This evenings game will be a huge game for the latics as they go head to head with the second best team in Bristol, a win will be a great boost to keep Oldham in the top half of the table and to keep their playoff dreams alive.

Vital Quotes:

Shez told the official site ‘first and foremost we need to get away from relegation and play with ease and comfort’ he believes that ’11 wins or 2 points a game will get you into the playoffs’.

Bristol Team News:

Bristol’s keeper Steve Phillips returns after picking up a knock in their previous fixture. Steve Elliot and Ryan Green are the only players missing for the Pirates.

Player to watch: Rickie Lambert

The striker is Bristol’s current top goal scorer and will be hungry for more goals against the mighty Latics as he has racked up 14 goals in 35 starts.

Oldham Team News:

Oldham are still without both Gregan and Liddell, sidelined with achilles injuries, and Thompson,Hughes, Pogliacoma and Kalala are all watching from the stands as Shez names an unchanged squad from their win at Gillingham.

Player to watch: Chris Taylor

After recent good performances, Chris Taylor will definitely be one to watch, as the attacking winger knows his way to goal and is very hard to stop at times.

Match Facts & Stats

The last time these two sides met Bristol were victorious in a 1-0 win at boundary park.

Match Prediction:

2-0 Oldham

Next Fixtures:

Yeovil (home) 16/2/08