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Zaki at the Double in 5 Star Show

Zaki at the Double in 5 Star Show

Wigan Athletic and Egypt striker Amr Zaki scored two goals as the Latics ran riot at the KC Stadium to inflict Hull City`s first ever Premier League defeat with a 5-0 thrashing

Hull defender Ricketts opened the scoring after 5 minutes with an own goal slicing a Kevin Kilbane corner past keeper Myhill and into his own net.

This was quickly followed by a tremendous solo effort from Antonio Valencia who ran over half the length of the pitch before slotting past Hull keeper Myhill on 13 minutes.

The second half saw Zaki side foot into the net on 63 minutes with Heskey finishing from an acute angle 5 minutes later, Zaki ended the scoring with a stunning volley from 18 yards that crashed over the line off the crossbar on 81 minutes.

A good day for Latics and the first points of the new season came in style.

Match report to follow

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Saturday August 30 2008
Time: 8:12PM

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A good day at the races as they say ;)
worbo
30/08/2008 20:15:00
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the impressive zaki , the great valencia, awesome heskey, wigan showing no mercy today
ehabfarouk1973
30/08/2008 20:55:00
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More than a good day at the races Worbo. The words I'd use to describe it are too revealing to use here but I am chuffed. An impressive performance from the Latics and we deserved points from our first two games so this is just rewards.
robin
30/08/2008 21:05:00
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well done lads, makes me wonder what Fulham were doing in the first game of the season!
merlin
30/08/2008 21:19:00
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any news on mido
lathamwafc
30/08/2008 22:52:00
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great result today.can anybody tell me whats happened to paul scharner.....he hasnt played for two games.and its having a bad effect on my fantasy league
fran merida
31/08/2008 00:47:00
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Hurt his ankle playing for Austria, be back for next game against Sunderland in two weeks
worbo
31/08/2008 00:51:00
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i couldn't believe what i saw today. 5-0 WOW ... so who's next
dad2david
31/08/2008 02:05:00
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when was the last time we won 5 away from home????? well done lads
shomlife
31/08/2008 09:26:00
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Looks class The rumour is that, When payed 2 million for the loan deal that give us first privalige on signing him b4 any1 else and that 5 million has been agreed if he scores 8 or 10 goals b4 christmas and he's happy and settleed IF SO WHATA GOOD BIT OF BUISNESS
Jonni_G
31/08/2008 21:05:00
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