Luton Town defeated Wigan Athletic with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

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').

Luton Town defeated Wigan Athletic with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 62 Ball Possession 38
Shots
  • 10 Total 8
  • 2 On Target 2
  • 8 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 112 Attack 105
  • 54 Dangerous attack 43
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 7 Total 11
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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).

Match Timeline

11'
53'
Elijah Adebayo(goal)Harry Cornick
54'
Allan Campbell- sub ->Louie Watson
Thelo Aasgaard- sub ->Charlie Hughes
59'
Callum Lang- sub ->Miguel Azeez
59'
63'
Reece Burke- sub ->Gabriel Osho
67'
Alfie Doughty- sub ->Harry Cornick
72'
Elijah Adebayo- Yellow
James McClean- Yellow
72'
77'
Daniel Potts- Yellow
Josh Magennis- sub ->Ashley Fletcher
81'
Tom Naylor- sub ->C. Tiéhi
82'
85'
Jordan Clark- Yellow
Steven Caulker- Yellow
90'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
Ben Amos 12.England
6.1
D
Steven Caulker 29.England
5.8
90'
D
Curtis Tilt 16.England
6.6
D
C. Hughes 32.England
7.3
59'
M
Ryan Nyambe 2.England
6.4
M
James McClean 11.Republic of Ireland
7.8
72'
M
Max Power 8.England
6.5
M
Christ Tiehi 22.Côte d'Ivoire
6.8
82'
M
Miguel Azeez 20.England
6.4
59'
F
Will Keane 10.England
6.8
F
Ashley Fletcher 23.England
7.1
81'
Substitutes
G
Jamie Jones 1.England
D
Jack Whatmough 5.England
D
Tendayi Darikwa 27.Zimbabwe
M
Tom Naylor 4.England
6.7
82'
M
Thelo Aasgaard 30.Norway
6.4
59'
F
Josh Magennis 28.Northern Ireland
81'
F
Callum Lang 19.England
6.4
59'

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 (6.1), Charlie Hughes (7.3), Steven Caulker (5.8), Curtis Tilt (6.6), Ryan Nyambe (6.4), Max Power (6.5), Christ Junior Tiehi (6.8), Miguel Azeez (6.4), James McClean (7.8), Will Keane (6.8) and Ashley Fletcher (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: Tom Naylor, Jamie Jones, Jack Whatmough, Tendayi Darikwa, Thelo Aasgaard (6.4), Josh Magennis and Callum Lang (6.4).

Substitutions

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 is (7.8) with 65 passes (86% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 13. He performed 12 crosses.

Luton Town – Formation

Luton Town
G
Ethan Horvath 34.USA
7.0
D
Daniel Potts 3.England
7.4
77'
D
Tom Lockyer 4.Wales
6.8
D
Gabriel Osho 32.England
7.1
63'
M
Amari Bell 29.England
6.7
M
James Bree 2.England
7.0
M
Jordan Clark 18.England
6.2
85'
M
7.1
M
Louie Watson 20.England
6.6
54'
F
Harry Cornick 7.England
8.1
67' Goals11'
F
Elijah Adebayo 11.England
6.4
72' Goals53'
Substitutes
G
Harry Isted 21.England
D
Reece Burke 16.England
6.5
63'
M
Fred Onyedinma 23.England
M
Allan Campbell 22.Scotland
6.2
54'
M
Luke Berry 8.England
M
Alfie Doughty 45.England
6.5
67'
F
Cameron Jerome 35.England

Also Luton Town adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Rob Edwards played with: Ethan Horvath (7.0), Gabriel Osho (7.1), Tom Lockyer (6.8), Daniel Potts (7.4), James Bree (7.0), Jordan Clark (6.2), Louie Watson (6.4), Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu (7.1), Amari’i Bell (6.7), Harry Cornick (8.1) and Elijah Adebayo (6.4).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Fred Onyedinma, Allan Campbell (7.1), Harvey Isted, Cameron Jerome, Luke Berry, Reece Burke (6.5) and Alfie Doughty (6.6).

Substitutions

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 is (8.1) with 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.​