League One
Shrewsbury1Wigan5

Shrewsbury Town 1-5 Wigan Athletic

Will Grigg
Will Grigg's double at Shrewsbury took him to 22 goals for the season

Wigan leapfrogged Burton at the top of League One after coming from behind to claim a convincing win at Shrewsbury.

Sullay Kaikai fired the Shrews in front from close range before Conor McAleny's superb 20-yard volley drew Wigan level.

Yanic Wildschut drilled home to put the Latics ahead and Jason Pearce headed in Max Power's corner.

Shrewsbury's Zak Whitbread was sent off for a foul on Will Grigg who converted the resulting penalty and then rounded things off by turning in Power's cross.

Wigan are one point clear of title rivals Burton - who were held to a draw by Bury - while Shrewsbury slipped to 18th, five points above the relegation places.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 21Halstead
  • 15Grimmer
  • 4WhitbreadBooked at 66mins
  • 5Grandison
  • 12BrownSubstituted forSadlerat 52'minutes
  • 6Black
  • 8WellensSubstituted forSmithat 67'minutes
  • 10Whalley
  • 17Ogogo
  • 11KaikaiSubstituted forAkpa-Akproat 82'minutes
  • 7Vassell

Substitutes

  • 1Leutwiler
  • 3Sadler
  • 19Mangan
  • 22Clark
  • 26Akpa-Akpro
  • 29Cole
  • 31Smith

Wigan

  • 32Jääskeläinen
  • 34WabaraSubstituted forBarnettat 51'minutes
  • 5Daniels
  • 28Pearce
  • 22Warnock
  • 6Power
  • 4Perkins
  • 8Morsy
  • 24McAlenySubstituted forMcCannat 70'minutes
  • 9Grigg
  • 31WildschutSubstituted forJacobsat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7McCann
  • 10Davies
  • 13Nicholls
  • 17Jacobs
  • 25Barnett
  • 27Colclough
  • 29Vuckic
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
7,010

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamWigan
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home3
Away16
Shots on Target
Home1
Away8
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 5.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 5. William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Max Power with a cross.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Mark Halstead.

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

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro.

Attempt blocked. Donervon Daniels (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Dominic Smith (Shrewsbury Town) hits the right post with a header from the centre of the box.

Kyle Vassell (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Leon Barnett (Wigan Athletic).

Attempt missed. Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro replaces Sullay Kaikai.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Michael Jacobs replaces Yanic Wildschut.

Attempt missed. Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Abu Ogogo (Shrewsbury Town).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Chris McCann replaces Conor McAleny.

Attempt missed. William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Dominic Smith replaces Richard Wellens.

Jason Pearce (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town).

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 4. William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Dismissal

Zak Whitbread (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the red card.

Penalty Wigan Athletic. William Grigg draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Zak Whitbread (Shrewsbury Town) after a foul in the penalty area.

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

Foul by Abu Ogogo (Shrewsbury Town).

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 3. Jason Pearce (Wigan Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Max Power with a cross.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Mark Halstead.

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 2. Yanic Wildschut (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Warnock (Wigan Athletic).

Ian Black (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Mat Sadler replaces Junior Brown because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Leon Barnett replaces Reece Wabara because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Second Half

Second Half begins Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Wigan Athletic 1.

Foul by Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan402114570363477
2Burton402371051341776
3Walsall381911857401768
4Gillingham3919101065442167
5Bradford401910114638867
6Millwall401991260441666
7Barnsley391951560481262
8Sheff Utd401610145853558
9Rochdale401610145752558
10Southend401610145352158
11Coventry4015121359441557
12Scunthorpe401511144944556
13Port Vale411511154751-456
14Peterborough39166176861754
15Swindon39149165764-751
16Bury401312154963-1451
17Chesterfield40137205262-1046
18Shrewsbury391210174862-1446
19Blackpool41129203950-1145
20Fleetwood391012174449-542
21Oldham38817133750-1341
22Doncaster40911204158-1738
23Colchester40811215187-3635
24Crewe40612224072-3230
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