Latics didn’t take the opportunity to climb into the top half of the table after Tranmere came back to secure a 1-1 draw at Prenton Park.

Frankie Bunn’s starting eleven consisted of Iversen, Hunt, Clarke ©, Edmundson, Taylor, Branger-Engone, Lyden, Gardner, Nepomuceno, Lang, Miller.

James Norwood had the first opportunity of the game, but George Edmundson managed to get back and stop the league’s top scorer as he tried to strike at goal.

Ollie Banks had an afternoon to forget against his former club, he tried his luck from the edge of the box but nearly ended up as a throw-in, later on he hit a freekick way over the bar.

With 39 minutes played, Latics winger Gevaro Nepomuceno put in a low corner into the box from the right and it landed at Johan Branger-Engone feet and he fired in from the centre of the box past Scott Davies (0-1).

Half-Time – Tranmere Rovers 0-1 Oldham Athletic 

Early in the second half, Jennings had a massive chance for Tranmere Rovers, as Jake Caprice’s cross found him at the back post, but his deflected effort went just wide.

Ishmael Miller had a chance to double the Latics’ lead on 67 minutes but, he shanked his effort wide of the Tranmere Rovers goal.

Following this, Callum Lang played Sam Surridge through one on one, but goalkeeper Scott Davies stood up well to block the shot.

On 71 minutes, James Norwood took a free-kick that loop up off the wall and Mottley-Henry managed to head the ball across goal finding Connor Jennings on the edge of the six yard box and he smashed the ball into the right hand corner of the net (1-1).

Latics applied pressure towards the end of additional time however Tranmere Rovers managed to hold on to a point.

Full-Time – Tranmere Rovers 1-1 Oldham Athletic 

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Here is how Oldham Athletic fans reacted to 1-1 draw against rivals Tranmere Rovers –

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