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Bury 2-2 Wigan Athletic

Nathan Cameron
Nathan Cameron scored his third goal of the season before scoring in his own net.

Ten-man Bury let slip a two-goal lead - and missed out on a seventh straight league win - as they drew with Wigan.

Nathan Cameron opened the scoring with a bullet header into the top corner before Shakers substitute Tom Pope headed in Reece Brown's cross.

Bury had Chris Hussey sent off for a second bookable offence, and a Cameron own goal then gave Wigan hope.

Their comeback was complete when Craig Morgan drove in an equaliser from the edge of the box to earn a point.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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David Flitcroft on Bury v Wigan

"I'm looking at the game overall and we certainly did enough out of possession to win the game, we were in control.

"I never felt threatened until the sending off. I never felt they laid a glove on us, they got up to our 20-metre win and then if fizzled out.

"The inconsistency of the referee's performance - he was making it up in the end.

"Wigan's not beaten us, the situation of poor officiating has just ripped the heat out of the result."

Wigan boss Gary Caldwell told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Gary Caldwell on Bury v Wigan

"It wasn't great to be honest. When you're coming away from home you want to be solid and not give anything away.

"We said we wanted to be brave on the ball and dictate the game and I thought we were outstanding at that.

"We had a lot of composure, we played our game, but we can't defend our box the way we did and give teams a two-goal start.

"I know a lot about the character of the group, that's there in abundance, they never know that they're beat, but we need to be more ruthless in both boxes."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 26Lainton
  • 2Riley
  • 27Cameron
  • 5Clarke
  • 3HusseyBooked at 78mins
  • 19SoaresBooked at 72mins
  • 8MellisSubstituted forBrownat 53'minutes
  • 22Pugh
  • 14Jones
  • 9ClarkeBooked at 85mins
  • 18ErwinSubstituted forPopeat 53'minutesBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 7Hope
  • 11Pope
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 20Burgess
  • 28Dudley
  • 32Rose
  • 40Brown

Wigan

  • 32Jääskeläinen
  • 5Daniels
  • 20Morgan
  • 25Barnett
  • 7McCannBooked at 66mins
  • 2JamesSubstituted forHoltat 66'minutes
  • 6PowerBooked at 90mins
  • 17Jacobs
  • 4Perkins
  • 31Wildschut
  • 30Hiwula-MayifuilaSubstituted forFrancisco Júniorat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1O'Donnell
  • 8Cowie
  • 11Odelusi
  • 18Chow
  • 22Francisco Júnior
  • 33Hendry
  • 42Holt
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
5,931

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamWigan
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home6
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away11
Fouls
Home16
Away3

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 2, Wigan Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 2, Wigan Athletic 2.

Booking

Hallam Hope (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Max Power (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt saved. Francisco Júnior (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Francisco Júnior (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Soares (Bury).

Craig Morgan (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Pugh (Bury).

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

Attempt blocked. Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 2, Wigan Athletic 2. Craig Morgan (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

Goal!

Own Goal by Nathan Cameron, Bury. Bury 2, Wigan Athletic 1.

Booking

Leon Clarke (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

David Perkins (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Leon Clarke (Bury).

Attempt blocked. Michael Jacobs (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Francisco Júnior replaces Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila.

Attempt missed. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Wigan Athletic) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right following a set piece situation.

Max Power (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Tom Pope (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Pope (Bury).

Attempt blocked. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Chris Hussey (Bury) for a bad foul.

Donervon Daniels (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Hussey (Bury).

Foul by Leon Barnett (Wigan Athletic).

Tom Pope (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Donervon Daniels (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Pope (Bury).

Booking

Tom Soares (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Peter Clarke.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Danny Pugh.

David Perkins (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reece Brown (Bury).

Booking

Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall127411861225
2Burton12813139425
3Gillingham1273225131224
4Bury126512317623
5Coventry1171320101022
6Sheff Utd126242118320
7Southend125341211118
8Peterborough125252320317
9Rochdale125251816217
10Wigan124531615117
11Port Vale124441413116
12Colchester124441922-316
13Barnsley114251516-114
14Shrewsbury124261517-214
15Scunthorpe124261315-214
16Chesterfield124261619-314
17Millwall114251721-414
18Bradford113441216-413
19Swindon123361720-312
20Doncaster11254914-511
21Oldham121831420-611
22Blackpool11326917-811
23Fleetwood122371420-69
24Crewe122371321-89
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