Honduras Draw With New Zealand
Wigan Athletic supporters adopted favourite nation Honduras, played out a creditable 1-1 draw with New Zealand in Auckland as part of their mammoth world tour.
Trailing 1-0 at half time the Los Catrachos piled on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded with a fine equalising goal from Martinez, but with time running out, 89 minutes on the clock to be precise, New Zealand were awarded the softest penalty for a phantom foul.
Up stepped Shane Smeltz and crashed his spot kick against the bar then blazed the follow up way over, justice was done.
Now it`s up to Washington DC for Figgy and co to play a friendly against Guatemala on Tuesday before returning back to Wigan on Thursday.
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
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.