Sheridan rues dropped points

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Oldham boss John Sheridan bemoaned his side's inability to hold onto the lead after a 1-1 draw in a battle of the play-off hopefuls with Leeds on Monday night.

Luciano Becchio cancelled out a Lee Hughes strike as Leeds, who were beset by injury and suspension problems, earned their first away point in four games. The point moved Leeds up a place to fifth in the table, while Oldham remain fourth.

Latics manager John Sheridan said: "It might have been different if we had kept our noses in front for longer."

He added: "That's what frustrates me the most about not winning. At the same time, I didn't think there would be many goals and the important thing was that we got something out of it.

"We put in a lot of effort, which was excellent because the players didn't get much rest after the game at Millwall on Saturday.

"We've won at Millwall and drawn with Leeds so I'm happy with four points from two tough matches."

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