Boro pile misery on Latics
Lucas Akins’ first-half penalty earned Boro back-to-back wins on
the road after their midweek success at Leyton Orient.
It was a workmanlike and highly disciplined display from the
Hertfordshire side and there is clearly no hangover from last
season’s play-off heartache having collected seven points from a
It is an altogether different story for Oldham, who have picked
up only one point from their first three league matches. And after
being booed from the Boundary Park pitch for the second successive
home match these are deeply worrying times for Latics manager Paul
The winning goal from Akins came in the 33rd minute after a
defensive howler from James Tarkowski. The teenager’s header failed
to reach goalkeeper Alex Cisak, who was forced to trip Marcus Haber
just inside the penalty area.
Oldham created few chances and former ‘keeper Chris Day had an
easy ride on his return to Boundary Park.