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Wigan Athletic 3-0 Bury

Wigan stretched their unbeaten run to 12 games as they swept aside Bury.

Yanic Wildschut crossed for Will Grigg to head home, before Ryan Colclough lashed in a fine effort in a breathless opening 10 minutes.

Grigg completed the scoring on 21 minutes from the penalty spot, after being tripped in the box by Bury keeper Ian Lawlor.

Grigg was denied his hat-trick by the smallest of margins, as his 20-yard effort came back off the crossbar.

Second-placed Wigan are now just two points behind League One leaders Burton.

Wigan manager Gary Caldwell told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Caldwell on Wigan v Bury

"I think we were incredible the first half.

"We thoroughly deserved to be 3-0 up, if not more at half time.

"At times we were a bit sloppy in our defending, but overall, I'm delighted with a magnificent display."

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Flitcroft on Wigan v Bury

"We've seen them (Wigan) progress this season and learn about the league and get better as the season's gone on.

"It's been a tough afternoon but one that we've got to shake ourselves down quickly.

"We have been looking for a centre-half for four or five weeks now and have been unable to recruit one."

Line-ups

Wigan

  • 32Jääskeläinen
  • 7McCann
  • 28Pearce
  • 20Morgan
  • 34Wabara
  • 4Perkins
  • 6Power
  • 8Morsy
  • 31WildschutSubstituted forMcAlenyat 65'minutes
  • 9GriggSubstituted forDaviesat 66'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 27ColcloughSubstituted forVuckicat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Davies
  • 13Nicholls
  • 15Flores
  • 18Chow
  • 24McAleny
  • 25Barnett
  • 29Vuckic

Bury

  • 1Lawlor
  • 3Hussey
  • 5Clarke
  • 40Brown
  • 2Riley
  • 10MayorBooked at 90mins
  • 19SoaresSubstituted forO'Sullivanat 61'minutes
  • 4TutteBooked at 90mins
  • 14JonesBooked at 90mins
  • 15LoweBooked at 37minsSubstituted forRoseat 77'minutes
  • 11PopeSubstituted forPughat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Mellis
  • 18O'Sullivan
  • 20Burgess
  • 22Pugh
  • 31Miller
  • 32Rose
  • 34Ruddy
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
9,490

Match Stats

Home TeamWiganAway TeamBury
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Wigan Athletic 3, Bury 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wigan Athletic 3, Bury 0.

Booking

Craig Jones (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Craig Davies (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Andrew Tutte (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Danny Mayor (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Haris Vuckic (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Joe Riley (Bury).

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Ian Lawlor.

Attempt saved. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Reece Wabara (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Craig Jones.

Attempt saved. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Conor McAleny (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Danny Pugh (Bury).

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Haris Vuckic replaces Ryan Colclough.

Attempt missed. Conor McAleny (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Ryan Lowe.

Jason Pearce (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Lowe (Bury).

Foul by Max Power (Wigan Athletic).

Andrew Tutte (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Davies (Wigan Athletic).

Peter Clarke (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Max Power (Wigan Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Max Power (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Reece Wabara.

Foul by David Perkins (Wigan Athletic).

John O'Sullivan (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ryan Lowe (Bury) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Craig Davies replaces William Grigg.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Conor McAleny replaces Yanic Wildschut.

Attempt missed. Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. John O'Sullivan replaces Tom Soares.

Foul by Reece Wabara (Wigan Athletic).

Danny Pugh (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton32204842271564
2Wigan331711555302562
3Gillingham33177959411858
4Walsall321610649331658
5Millwall331661152411154
6Coventry321410856352152
7Bradford3214993834451
8Southend33148114542350
9Barnsley33154145245749
10Sheff Utd33139114744348
11Port Vale34139123838048
12Swindon33136145151045
13Rochdale33129124444045
14Scunthorpe32136133840-245
15Peterborough33135155652444
16Bury33128134254-1244
17Doncaster32910133642-637
18Chesterfield33114184453-937
19Fleetwood3299143840-236
20Blackpool3397173242-1034
21Shrewsbury3297163751-1434
22Oldham32615113243-1133
23Crewe33610173558-2328
24Colchester3359194078-3824
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