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Match Preview – Yeovil vs Oldham

Last Updated: 20/08/18 4:27pm

Yeovil welcome back forward Jordan Green from a three-match suspension for the Sky Bet League Two clash with Oldham.

Green was sent off for a mistimed challenge in the season opener against Bury, but may struggle to regain his place after the Glovers thrashed Notts County 4-0 last time out. Darren Way is still without long-term absentees Stuart Nelson (calf) and James Bailey (knee).

Rhys Browne (hamstring), Reece Cole (knee), Shaun Donnellan (thigh) and Francois Zoko (knee) are also unlikely to recover in time after missing Friday’s trip to Meadow Lane.

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Oldham boss Frankie Bunn has no new injury concerns ahead of the Latics’ trip to Huish Park. Captain Peter Clarke is available after returning from a knee injury for Saturday’s 3-1 win over Macclesfield, with Sam Surridge making a scoring return from a hamstring problem in the same game.

Striker Ishmael Miller (hamstring) was fit enough to come on for the last seven minutes – and net a late third – and could be in line for more minutes as he steps up his return. Andy Taylor has missed the opening four games of the season, while midfielder Jack Byrne is unavailable after being made to train with the youth team following a disciplinary issue.

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Notts County 0-4 Yeovil

Notts County 0-4 Yeovil

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Oldham have only won five of their 18 league matches against Yeovil (D5 L8), with their most recent win a 1-0 victory in April 2013.

Yeovil were on a nine-match unbeaten league run against Oldham between November 2008 and December 2012, and have won two of their three meetings since (L1).

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Oldham 3-1 Macclesfield

Oldham 3-1 Macclesfield

Since winning three in a row between January and February 2018, Yeovil are on a run of seven home league games without a win (D2 L5).

Oldham have only won once in their last 18 away league games (D11 L6), although they are unbeaten in their last five, drawing them all.

Alex Fisher, who netted a hat-trick in Yeovil’s 4-0 win at Notts County last time out, scored more goals in that match at Meadow Lane than in his previous 10 games in all competitions combined (2).

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