Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Vote For Your Latics Man of the Match

Vote For Your Latics Man of the Match


Wigan Athletic played their one and only home preseason friendly last night when they took on La Liga side Real Zaragoza at the DW Stadium.

The first half was a close encounter with both sides having chances with the Latics fielding what will possibly be regarded as the first eleven and looking quite impressive, especially going forward.

Zaragoza took the lead with a penalty following a break by Marco Perez, a player who could have doubled for Usain Bolt such was his speed, Jorge Lopez crashed the ball down the middle to give the Spanish side the lead but the Latics continued to press for the rest of the half and were rewarded right on 45 minutes when Charles N`Zogbia finished off a great move and the half ended 1-1.

The second half saw a lot of changes and this disrupted the cohesion of the play so for man of the match we will concentrate on the eleven that started the game.

N`Zogbia looked quality every time he was on the ball, Boselli showed some nice touches and Watson was aggressive and busy in midfield, at the back both Gohouri and Alcaraz settled quickly and showed that they can play the ball out from the back but head and shoulders above the rest was Momo Diame.

Diame was excellent, showing continually for the ball when the Latics were in possession and tenaciously fighting for it back when Zaragoza had it, he seemed to be all over the pitch supporting both the defence and attack and he had a real presence in the Latics midfield.

Yes for me Momo Diame was the man of the match, but was he yours, to vote access the poll on the right side of this page, select your choice and then hit the submit button, it`s that simple,



Join The Vital Debate



Bookmark and Share












Latics and Proud

Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday August 5 2010
Time: 12:38PM

Comments

0
Diame looked very good last night
worbo
05/08/2010 12:43:00
0
Diame was MOM because he was on the longest. But for me the best players whilst on the pitch where Watson and Stam.
Oscarbon
05/08/2010 13:04:00
0
Pluses were Alcaraz, Diame, the two Macs, Stam and Watson. The rest were OK apart from Gomez, Kirkland and Rodellega. I dont think we would miss any of them if we could get Brucie to take them. To me, after watching the game last night, it looks like it is a case of the deckchairs being reorganised on the Titanic.
Standish mon
05/08/2010 13:38:00
0
they make em happy in standish !
Thorpyness
05/08/2010 17:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Getting to know the Latics with Paul Cook: Spanish edition

Whoooa! The Latics are going to Ibiza... or somewhere on the Iberian Peninsula, anyway.

Latics' opening home game of the new season moved to Sunday

Wigan's first home game of the League One season has been put back exactly 24 hours.

iFollow: one giant leap for football livestreaming

Beating the pirates to welcome an exciting new age of video streaming.

Latics back in training

New manager Paul Cook took his first training session at Wigan Athletic yesterday.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Liam Sephton
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you getting a season ticket for next season?
Suggested By: Nosey Barstool
Yes54%
No46%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!108
2.Martinez198668
3.Whittleblue52
4.bickymon44
5.ZAKKY43
6.truelatic4eva36
7.Yon Mon36
8.C_Latic34
9.jeffs right31
10.The_Pon30
Write for Vital Football