Date:Sunday May 1 2011
Wigan Athletic and Everton played out a 1-1 draw yesterday at the DW Stadium, Everton scoring late on with a penalty from former Latics favourite Leighton Baines, but in all honesty we should have been out of sight before Bainesy got his chance from the spot.
Great midfield performances from James McCarthy, Ben Watson and Tom Cleverley and, before he went off injured, Momo Diame had the Latics in control, some excellent passing moves and comfortable in possession should have been the building blocks to build victory upon and get the three points, unfortunately this season we just can`t finish teams off or seem able to close games down when required and so it proved again.
Nonetheless there were some excellent performances, as previously said the midfield were great, James MacArthur coming on for the injured Diame also played well, at the back both Gary Caldwell and especially Antolin Alcaraz had stand out games, whilst Ali Al-Habsi was good between the sticks, his first half penalty save from Arteta was outstanding.
For me though Ben Watson was our best player for the 90 minutes, he never shied away from the ball, he plays with great responsibility and discipline, his passing was good, he provided a lynch-pin for most of the Latics passing moves, a great game from one of our most under-rated performers.
So Watson for me, who was your man of the match? To participate in the vote simply access the poll on the right side of this page, select your option and then hit the submit button, it`s that easy.
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
Date:Sunday May 1 2011
Stats: Ipswich Town v Wigan Athletic (Saturday January 31 2015)
Team Sheets - Ipswich v Latics (Saturday January 31 2015)
Ipswich v Latics - Big Game Preview (Saturday January 31 2015)
Is Eoin Doyle A Target For The Latics? (Friday January 30 2015)
What The Bosses Say - Ipswich v Wigan Athletic (Friday January 30 2015)
Early Team News - Ipswich v Latics (Friday January 30 2015)
Andy Delort Heading Back To France (Friday January 30 2015)
Brew, Headphones, Relax It's Latics Podcast Time (Friday January 30 2015)
Billy Mckay Signs For The Latics (Friday January 30 2015)
Rob Kiernan Heading For The Exit Door? (Friday January 30 2015)
|21. Leeds Utd||27||7||8||12||-10||29|
» Rotherham : 31/01/2015 23:16:00
|RUFC -Hall Becomes A Hatter
» Rotherham : 31/01/2015 22:58:00
|Millers Earn A Point At The Valley
» Rotherham : 31/01/2015 22:36:00
| Karanka salutes another win
» Middlesbrough : 31/01/2015 21:46:00
|Boro sting Bees
» Middlesbrough : 31/01/2015 20:53:00