League One
SwindonSwindon Town1WiganWigan Athletic4
Will Grigg
Will Grigg has scored 20 goals in 35 appearances for Wigan this season

Three goals in the space of six minutes at the start of the second half helped high-flying Wigan Athletic to a convincing win at Swindon Town.

Will Grigg swept Chris McCann's cross past Tyrell Belford to put Wigan ahead.

And the Latics romped clear after the break, with Max Power's fine 25-yard curler, Grigg's deflected strike and Sam Morsy's low drive making it 4-0.

Nicky Ajose slotted a consolation for Swindon, who had Nathan Thompson sent off for a reckless challenge late on.

Wigan remain second in League One, three points behind leaders Burton but having played a game more than their promotion rivals, while Swindon are 14th.

Wigan manager Gary Caldwell told BBC Radio Manchester:

"It's never perfect - it was very close. I thought first half we played very well and we contained them.

"These are a difficult side to prepare to play against. If you don't work hard against them, then they'll punish you.

"Second half we were devastating for 15 minutes."

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 25Belford
  • 21Sendles-WhiteSubstituted forTraoreat 52'minutes
  • 2ThompsonBooked at 86mins
  • 6Turnbull
  • 27BarryBooked at 62mins
  • 26RodgersSubstituted forBrophyat 53'minutes
  • 14Doughty
  • 18Thompson
  • 3Ormonde-Ottewill
  • 10Ajose
  • 24HyltonSubstituted forRobertat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Robert
  • 7Traore
  • 15Brophy
  • 23Cooke
  • 28Iandolo
  • 29Rossi Branco
  • 32Henry

Wigan

  • 32Jääskeläinen
  • 34Wabara
  • 5Daniels
  • 20Morgan
  • 22Warnock
  • 7McCannBooked at 66mins
  • 6PowerBooked at 40minsSubstituted forChowat 64'minutes
  • 4Perkins
  • 8Morsy
  • 9GriggSubstituted forVuckicat 75'minutes
  • 31WildschutSubstituted forDaviesat 71'minutesBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 3Kellett
  • 10Davies
  • 13Nicholls
  • 18Chow
  • 25Barnett
  • 27Colclough
  • 29Vuckic
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
9,240

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamWigan
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home1
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Swindon Town 1, Wigan Athletic 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Swindon Town 1, Wigan Athletic 4.

  3. Post update

    Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Haris Vuckic (Wigan Athletic).

  5. Post update

    Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Haris Vuckic (Wigan Athletic).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Dismissal

    Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) is shown the red card.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town).

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Swindon Town 1, Wigan Athletic 4. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Doughty.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Haris Vuckic replaces William Grigg.

  14. Booking

    Craig Davies (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Craig Davies (Wigan Athletic).

  17. Post update

    Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Craig Davies (Wigan Athletic).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Swindon Town. Fabien Robert replaces Jermaine Hylton.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Craig Davies replaces Yanic Wildschut.

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