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Fleetwood Town 1-3 Wigan Athletic

Two late goals saw Wigan sink struggling Fleetwood and move up to fifth in League One.

The Latics took the lead when Andy Kellett's dragged effort bobbled under Fleetwood keeper Chris Maxwell.

Wigan struck the bar twice before Antoni Sarcevic levelled for Fleetwood from the penalty spot.

Jordy Hiwula converted a parried shot by fellow substitute Yanic Wildschut, before Michael Jacobs slotted home to secure victory for Wigan.

Wigan manager Gary Caldwell told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Caldwell on Fleetwood v Wigan

"I thought we played well. It was very difficult conditions in the first-half and I thought without creating too many chances we were very much in control.

"Second-half, against a really strong wind, we managed to create two great opportunities.

"The players never know when they're down and they keep fighting and came back to win convincingly in the end."

Line-ups

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 6PondBooked at 58mins
  • 47DavisBooked at 71mins
  • 7BellBooked at 54mins
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 5JónssonSubstituted forGrantat 86'minutes
  • 8RyanBooked at 60mins
  • 27HaughtonSubstituted forHunterat 62'minutes
  • 23BallSubstituted forProctorat 74'minutes
  • 39Fosu-Henry

Substitutes

  • 9Proctor
  • 12Hornby-Forbes
  • 14Grant
  • 22Hunter
  • 28Sowerby
  • 40Gogic
  • 46Teixeira

Wigan

  • 32Jääskeläinen
  • 5Daniels
  • 20MorganBooked at 57mins
  • 28Pearce
  • 26LoveBooked at 56minsSubstituted forMcCannat 67'minutes
  • 4Perkins
  • 6PowerBooked at 18mins
  • 3KellettSubstituted forWildschutat 79'minutes
  • 2JamesSubstituted forHiwula-Mayifuilaat 80'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 9GriggBooked at 89mins
  • 17Jacobs

Substitutes

  • 7McCann
  • 10Davies
  • 13Nicholls
  • 25Barnett
  • 29Vuckic
  • 30Hiwula-Mayifuila
  • 31Wildschut
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
4,232

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamWigan
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home15
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Fleetwood Town 1, Wigan Athletic 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 1, Wigan Athletic 3.

Attempt missed. Bobby Grant (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by David Perkins (Wigan Athletic).

Tarique Fosu-Henry (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, Wigan Athletic 3. Michael Jacobs (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by William Grigg.

William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town).

Hand ball by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Michael Jacobs (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Booking

William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Attempt missed. Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Bobby Grant replaces Eggert Jónsson.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Chris McCann.

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

Foul by Amari'i Bell (Fleetwood Town).

Booking

Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, Wigan Athletic 2. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Yanic Wildschut (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Hand ball by William Grigg (Wigan Athletic).

Foul by Max Power (Wigan Athletic).

Tarique Fosu-Henry (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Perkins (Wigan Athletic).

Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila replaces Reece James.

Substitution

Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Yanic Wildschut replaces Andy Kellett.

Attempt saved. Tarique Fosu-Henry (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Reece James.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by David Perkins.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Jussi Jääskeläinen.

Attempt saved. Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Hand ball by William Grigg (Wigan Athletic).

Attempt missed. Joe Davis (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jamie Proctor replaces David Ball.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Chris McCann.

Foul by Andy Kellett (Wigan Athletic).

Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall23146340192148
2Burton23153531191248
3Gillingham24145546291747
4Coventry24128441241744
5Wigan23117534211340
6Peterborough24114949361337
7Southend2310763127437
8Sheff Utd2310673731636
9Millwall2310493532334
10Bradford229762423134
11Port Vale249692827133
12Bury239683335-233
13Rochdale238782927231
14Scunthorpe2494112730-331
15Doncaster248792833-531
16Swindon2484123339-628
17Shrewsbury2475123035-526
18Blackpool2374122132-1125
19Barnsley2373133240-824
20Chesterfield2473142640-1424
21Fleetwood2365123034-423
22Oldham2231182435-1120
23Crewe2355132339-1620
24Colchester2455143358-2520
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