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WIGAN EDGE WOLVES 1-0 IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Posted on March 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

Wigan Athletic got a late winner that earned them all three points in the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Championship.


Jake Buxton scored in the 88th minute to shock the hosts, giving Wigan a vital away win they were not expecting.

The loss was devastating for Wolves as they hoped to end their poor run. They have now lost three straight games in the Championship. They place 18th on the current standings.

Ahead of the clash, the stats were against them but they could have managed to keep it in their favour. According to records, Wolves have won just one of five games against Wigan at Molineux. They enjoyed more possession but could not convert their chances in front of goal.

Paul Lambert side could only threaten their visitors as they lacked that final finish that could have made all the difference. Bright Enobakhare made an attempt but it did not convert. They were punished late in the game from a set piece.

“I’m like everyone else, disappointed and angry with the way that we performed. We never did enough, that’s for sure; it wasn’t good enough. We were too passive, we never dominated the ball and were not aggressive enough with or without the ball,” Lambert said after the loss. (more…)

WIGAN TO MEET NORWICH IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Posted on March 23, 2017 in Uncategorized

Wigan Athletic are set to face off with Norwich City in the English championship on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.


Wigan are battling possible relegation at the end of the season as they currently place 23rd on the log unlike Norwich who are trying to get a Championship playoff spot.

While a number of players are going to miss the game due to various injuries, several other options are available for selection. Alex Gilbey is yet to recover from ankle injury, Reece James is also out die to ankle problem. Nick Powell and Donervon Daniels have hamstring and knee issues respectively so they are also ruled out.

Deadline transfer signings Mikael Mandron, Jack Byrne, Josh Laurent, Alex Bruce and Matt Gilks are expected to make their debut. Gabriel Obertan might also get called unto action. (more…)

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