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Wigan Athletic 3-0 Scunthorpe United

Wigan picked up their first league win of the season with a dominant display against an out-of-sorts Scunthorpe.

Will Grigg's penalty put the Latics in front after he was pulled back by Jack King, his first league goal since a summer move from Brentford.

Donervon Daniels doubled the hosts' lead by turning in Craig Davies' flick before Michael Jacobs hit the bar.

Grigg released Davies to slot in a Wigan third as the Iron failed to truly test home keeper Richard O'Donnell.

Scunthorpe United manager Mark Robins told BBC Radio Humberside:

"We were beaten by the better side. We gave them, I think, too much space and certainly too much time on the ball. We were miles off - miles off it and miles off them.

"We played against a good side, we conceded early doors another penalty and we've gifted them a goal.

"It was a disappointing night and again it's one of those that we've got to take on the chin and learn from, and learn from quickly."

Line-ups

Wigan

  • 1O'Donnell
  • 26Kenny
  • 20Morgan
  • 5Daniels
  • 2James
  • 22Francisco JúniorBooked at 44minsSubstituted forPowerat 85'minutes
  • 4Perkins
  • 7McCann
  • 17JacobsSubstituted forMurrayat 76'minutes
  • 9Grigg
  • 10DaviesSubstituted forCoulthirstat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Power
  • 12Coulthirst
  • 15Flores
  • 21McNaughton
  • 24Murray
  • 25Barnett
  • 32Jääskeläinen

Scunthorpe

  • 13Anyon
  • 33Clarke
  • 5Mirfin
  • 18KingBooked at 54mins
  • 2WisemanSubstituted forAdelakunat 45'minutes
  • 15DawsonSubstituted forvan Veenat 75'minutes
  • 26NessSubstituted forMcAllisterat 45'minutes
  • 12Bishop
  • 3Laird
  • 9Madden
  • 22Hopper

Substitutes

  • 4McAllister
  • 10van Veen
  • 11Henderson
  • 16Adelakun
  • 20Goode
  • 28McSheffrey
  • 35Watson
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
7,794

Match Stats

Home TeamWiganAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home14
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home16
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wigan Athletic 3, Scunthorpe United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wigan Athletic 3, Scunthorpe United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Donervon Daniels.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  6. Post update

    Reece James (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United).

  8. Post update

    Foul by Max Power (Wigan Athletic).

  9. Post update

    Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by David Mirfin.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Max Power replaces Francisco Júnior.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Kevin van Veen (Scunthorpe United).

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Reece James (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Foul by William Grigg (Wigan Athletic).

  16. Post update

    David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Sean Murray replaces Michael Jacobs.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Kevin van Veen replaces Stephen Dawson.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Donervon Daniels (Wigan Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry33009279
2Gillingham32107257
3Walsall32105237
4Rochdale32015236
5Chesterfield32015416
6Burton32014316
7Barnsley32015506
8Sheff Utd32015506
9Swindon31208535
10Oldham31202115
11Wigan31113214
12Fleetwood31115504
13Port Vale30303303
14Doncaster30301103
15Scunthorpe310235-23
16Peterborough310236-33
17Millwall310248-43
18Bury302167-12
19Colchester302134-12
20Southend302113-22
21Shrewsbury301235-21
22Blackpool301236-31
23Crewe301225-31
24Bradford301237-41
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