WIGAN. Luton Town had a surprising win over Wigan Athletic with a 2-0 win with a goal from H. Cornick (11′) and a goal from E. Adebayo (53′). Wigan Athletic was much superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
The match was played at the The DW Stadium stadium in Wigan on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Andy Woolmer with the assistance of Mark Dwyer and Geoffrey Liddle. The 4th official was Martin Coy. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 1.4 degrees Celsius or 34.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.
Wigan Athletic had a superior ball possession 62% while Luton Town was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Wigan Athletic was more pushing with 54 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, Luton Town found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Wigan Athletic shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Luton Town shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Wigan Athletic received 2 yellow cards (James McClean and Steven Caulker). Talking about the opposition, Luton Town received 3 yellow cards (Elijah Adebayo, Dan Potts and Jordan Clark).
After playing this match, Wigan Athletic will stay with 25 points to sit in the 24th place. On the other side, Luton Town will have 42 points like Norwich City, Middlesbrough and Millwall to remain in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Wigan Athletic will host Rotherham United on the 6th of May with a 6-3 head to head statistic in favor of Wigan Athletic (3 draws).
Luton Town will host Hull City on the 6th of May with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Luton Town (1 draw).
Wigan Athletic – Formation
Wigan Athletic adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Kolo Habib Touré decided to play with the following team: Ben Amos, Charlie Hughes , Steven Caulker , Curtis Tilt , Ryan Nyambe , Max Power , Christ Junior Tiehi , Miguel Azeez , James McClean , Will Keane and Ashley Fletcher .
The home team had on the bench: Tom Naylor, Jamie Jones, Jack Whatmough, Tendayi Darikwa, Thelo Aasgaard, Josh Magennis and Callum Lang .
Wigan Athletic made 4 changes: Charlie Hughes for Thelo Aasgaard (59′), Miguel Azeez for Callum Lang (59′), Ashley Fletcher for Josh Magennis (81′) and C. Tiéhi for Tom Naylor (82′).
Best player: James McClean
The most impressive player for Wigan Athletic was James McClean.
His rating iswith 65 passes (86% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 13. He performed 12 crosses.
Luton Town – Formation
Also Luton Town adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Rob Edwards played with: Ethan Horvath, Gabriel Osho , Tom Lockyer , Daniel Potts , James Bree , Jordan Clark , Louie Watson , Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu , Amari’i Bell , Harry Cornick and Elijah Adebayo .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Fred Onyedinma, Allan Campbell, Harvey Isted, Cameron Jerome, Luke Berry, Reece Burke and Alfie Doughty .
Luton Town made 3 changes: Louie Watson for Allan Campbell (54′), Gabriel Osho for Reece Burke (63′) and Harry Cornick for Alfie Doughty (67′).
Best player: Harry Cornick
The most impressive player for Luton Town was Harry Cornick.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (100% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.