Head coach Dino Maamria would be pulling out his hair – if he had any – after he witnessed Oldham Athletic’s loss at Crawley.
Amid a deeply depressing backdrop – the threat of administration and late payment of wages – Oldham Athletic recorded their biggest league win for more than 13 years.
Zak Dearnley’s double helped Oldham Athletic earn a valuable point at Leyton Orient in Sky Bet League Two.
There was further disappointment for Oldham Athletic following a week to forget.
David Wheater’s sending off proved the pivotal moment of the match as Oldham Athletic crashed to a heavy defeat at promotion-chasing Exeter City.