League One
WiganWigan Athletic1PeterboroughPeterborough United1
Marcus Maddison
Marcus Maddison's goal was his 10th of the season

Peterborough ended a five-match losing sequence by coming from behind to draw at League One title hopefuls Wigan.

Posh's ex-Wigan loan striker Shaq Coulthirst found the net early on, but had his effort ruled out for offside.

Wigan grew into the game, and took the lead when top scorer Will Grigg fired past Stuart Moore for his 16th goal of the season.

Posh levelled with a 30-yard Marcus Maddison free-kick, which went in off the near post to deny Wigan victory.

Wigan missed the opportunity to close the gap to leaders Burton, who were held away by Crewe.

Wigan Athletic manager Gary Caldwell told BBC Radio Manchester:

"First half they probably had the better of the game but in the second-half we dominated. We created lots of opportunities and couldn't quite kill the game off.

"That was a game we wanted to win. In terms of effort, I can't ask more from the players in the second half after a difficult week.

"They gave everything and just for a lack of quality in the box, we would have won."

Line-ups

Wigan

  • 32JääskeläinenSubstituted forNichollsat 20'minutes
  • 28PearceSubstituted forBarnettat 45'minutes
  • 5Daniels
  • 20Morgan
  • 34Wabara
  • 6Power
  • 4Perkins
  • 27Colclough
  • 24McAlenySubstituted forMcCannat 45+4'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 31Wildschut
  • 9Grigg

Substitutes

  • 3Kellett
  • 7McCann
  • 10Davies
  • 13Nicholls
  • 18Chow
  • 25Barnett
  • 29Vuckic

Peterborough

  • 13Moore
  • 2Smith
  • 5ZakuaniSubstituted forFoxat 63'minutes
  • 8Bostwick
  • 6BaldwinBooked at 26mins
  • 16BeautymanBooked at 54minsSubstituted forChettleat 74'minutes
  • 10OztumerSubstituted forWilliamsat 67'minutes
  • 17GillettBooked at 82mins
  • 7Taylor
  • 39Coulthirst
  • 11MaddisonBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 18Fox
  • 21Nichols
  • 26Henry
  • 28Coulibaly
  • 40Chettle
  • 41Williams
  • 42Nabi
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
8,877

Match Stats

Home TeamWiganAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home15
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wigan Athletic 1, Peterborough United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wigan Athletic 1, Peterborough United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  4. Post update

    Simon Gillett (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by William Grigg (Wigan Athletic).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Stuart Moore.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

    Foul by Simon Gillett (Peterborough United).

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Perkins (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

  12. Booking

    Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Chris McCann (Wigan Athletic).

  14. Post update

    Andrew Fox (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  15. Booking

    Simon Gillett (Peterborough United) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Simon Gillett (Peterborough United).

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Wigan Athletic 1, Peterborough United 1. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Craig Morgan (Wigan Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Jon Taylor (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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