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Charlton Athletic 0-3 Wigan Athletic

Wigan proved their credentials for promotion to the Championship with a convincing victory over Charlton at The Valley.

The Latics also ended the home side's record of winning every home fixture this season with two goals from Gavin Massey and another from Sam Morsy that took them up to sixth and left Charlton third.

The visitors threatened as early as the opening minute when Massey sent a diving header just wide of the right post from Michael Jacobs' cross. Shortly after Jacobs then tested goalkeeper Ben Amos when forcing him to dive to his left to save his shot from 10 yards.

Charlton's first sight on goal came in the 23rd minute when Tariqe Fosu's powerful strike was unconvincingly saved by Jamie Jones.

They followed that with a fine effort from Jake Forster-Caskey who struck the left angle before Josh Magennis headed the rebound wide with Jones already beaten.

Wigan took the lead on the stroke of half-time. Reece James produced a low cross that beat the hosts' goalkeeper and defence to leave Massey with a tap-in.

The second arrived with similar ease in the 70th minute. After collecting a long ball and under little pressure, Nathan Byrne played in Massey who, similarly unchallenged, had the time to powerfully pick his spot into the bottom left corner.

Continuing the theme of the hosts' static defending, after Jay Dasilva's attempted clearance fell to Morsy, Wigan's captain controlled possession and shot in off the left post three minutes from time.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Charlton

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Amos
  • 20SollyBooked at 90mins
  • 5Bauer
  • 6Pearce
  • 22Dasilva
  • 3KashiSubstituted forKonsaat 68'minutes
  • 19Forster-CaskeyBooked at 75mins
  • 11HolmesBooked at 53mins
  • 10ClarkeSubstituted forDodooat 74'minutes
  • 14Fosu-HenrySubstituted forAhearne-Grantat 68'minutes
  • 9Magennis

Substitutes

  • 4Jackson
  • 13Phillips
  • 15Konsa
  • 17Aribo
  • 18Ahearne-Grant
  • 21Dodoo
  • 23Sarr

Wigan

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 23Jones
  • 2Byrne
  • 14BruceBooked at 64mins
  • 33Burn
  • 26James
  • 5MorsyBooked at 51mins
  • 8Evans
  • 17JacobsSubstituted forElderat 90+2'minutes
  • 25PowellSubstituted forToneyat 74'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 11Massey
  • 9GriggSubstituted forPowerat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Elder
  • 4Perkins
  • 6Power
  • 10Toney
  • 18Roberts
  • 21Thomas
  • 31Sarkic
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
10,172

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamWigan
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home11
Away24
Shots on Target
Home2
Away12
Corners
Home4
Away10
Fouls
Home20
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Charlton Athletic 0, Wigan Athletic 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 0, Wigan Athletic 3.

  3. Booking

    Chris Solly (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Chris Solly (Charlton Athletic).

  5. Post update

    Ivan Toney (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Callum Elder replaces Michael Jacobs.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Michael Jacobs.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Jay Dasilva (Charlton Athletic).

  10. Post update

    Gavin Massey (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Ben Amos.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Michael Jacobs (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Charlton Athletic 0, Wigan Athletic 3. Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Jacobs (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  16. Post update

    Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic).

  18. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Byrne.

  19. Booking

    Ivan Toney (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

    Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury7610104619
2Peterborough7511157816
3Charlton75021310315
4Bradford7421149514
5Blackpool7421117414
6Wigan6411113813
7Fleetwood6411117413
8Oxford Utd7331125712
9Rotherham7403159612
10Blackburn6402116512
11Scunthorpe733183512
12Bristol Rovers73041215-39
13Portsmouth722379-28
14Walsall72231014-48
15MK Dons721449-57
16Doncaster713379-26
17Northampton6204611-56
18Rochdale7133510-56
19Southend7133713-66
20Wimbledon712448-45
21Oldham71151016-64
22Bury7115814-64
23Plymouth7115613-74
24Gillingham7034511-63
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