McCann’s the man as Wigan reach the promised land

McCann’s the man as Wigan reach the promised land

A second half glut of goals saw Latics back into the Sky Bet Championship, with midfielder Chris McCann playing a key role in all four goals. Manager Gary Caldwell opted to make two changes from the side that destroyed Southend last time out with Morsy and Wabara starting instead of Pearce and Wildschut in a line up with reduced width, with Jacobs playing in a traditional number ten role behind Will Grigg.

Perkins performance leads Wigan to victory

Perkins performance leads Wigan to victory

A hard fought game was eventually sealed by the predatory instincts of Grigg as the Latics seized what could be a critical three points in their battle to be promoted back to the Championship at the first attempt.

Wigan made one change from last week’s superb victory away at Shrewsbury with Barnett starting in place of Wabara who had to be content as a role as a substitute.

Wigan’s wingers line up to bury Bury

Wigan’s wingers line up to bury Bury

Three goals in the first quarter of the game saw Wigan cruise to victory at the DW stadium yesterday with a wonderful team performance including the best forty five minutes by Wigan this season.

There were  two changes to the side from the the team which secured a last gasp win at Walsall last week this fixture, with  Wildschut and Wabara starting in place of last week’s scorer  McAleny and the injured Daniels.

Yanic’s hardshot seals dramatic late win for Wigan

Yanic’s hardshot seals dramatic late win for Wigan

An unstoppable late shot from Yanic Wildschut gave Wigan a morale boosting injury time win against promotion rivals Walsall sending the Latics into the automatic promotion places.

Wigan made two changes for the match, returning to the system that performed so well in their last away match against Sheffield United with Sam Morsy returning to the starting line-up as a sweeper in front of a flat back four and a first start for Colclough on the right wing with Wabara and Wildschut dropping to the bench making his first start for the club in place of Wildschut.

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