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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:

"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:

"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

Formation 4-3-3

  • 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

Formation 4-4-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wigan Athletic 3, Bury 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wigan Athletic 3, Bury 0.

  3. Booking

    Craig Jones (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Booking

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

  5. Booking

    Andrew Tutte (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Booking

    Danny Mayor (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Joe Riley (Bury).

  9. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Ian Lawlor.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

    Foul by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

  13. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Craig Jones.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Danny Pugh (Bury).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Haris Vuckic replaces Ryan Colclough.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Ryan Lowe.

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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