Writer: Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday April 8 2012
Following the defeat at Chelsea Latics boss Roberto Martinez spoke about the game and those decisions, let's take a look at what he said:
'It is heartbreaking but, it is heartbreaking for reasons that we cannot control.
'There were two wrong decisions that should have been spotted.'
'I thought the performance was outstanding.'
'From start to finish we did what we had to do which is to try to come here and win the football game.
'We stopped Chelsea from having any joy on the ball and we also looked a threat going forward.
'The first goal is a real blow for us because to concede in that matter when it is clearly offside is a bad feeling.
'We came back really well because we were really composed and got back on level terms with a fantastic strike from open play.
'In every aspect of the game that you can analyse, we were very, very good and that is what pleases me.
'At the end we want to win the game and get caught on the counter and there is another offside for the goal.
'The second one was a little bit harder to spot but we have that feeling of injustice and frustration.'
'Unfortunately for us it happened last season when Ali Al Habsi is impeded by Fernando Torres and it stopped us from getting a positive result but, clearly today it is a harder one to take.
'I felt the performance is as good as we have played away from home against a top four side all season and that is down to the good quality that we have got in the squad.
'We have to brush it off for the next game because it is an unfortunate decision and we should have got at least a point.
'We did everything right in the performance and it is a real feeling of injustice.
'On Wednesday we have another game and we have to take the positives of the performance into that game.
'It is not easy to score goals from open play at Stamford Bridge and i think the strike and the manner that we worked the ball was really good and obviously from then on we should have got that reward.
'The performance is the most important thing because it shows just what we can do.
'We were a real strong team and such a solid unit.
'The next six games we need to get the points and the only way to do that is to play like we did today.'
'I don't think anyone expected us to get a result today but we came here knowing that we could.
'Clearly everyone who has seen the game will know that Wigan Athletic were the better team and that speaks volumes of the commitment of the players.'
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 April 8 2012
Chris McCann Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Burton (Friday November 27 2015)
Early Team News - Southend United v Latics (Friday November 27 2015)
Southend United v Latics - Big Game Preview (Friday November 27 2015)
What The Bosses Say - Southend v Latics (Friday November 27 2015)
Sam Cosgrove Joins Chorley On Month Loan Deal (Friday November 27 2015)
12th Man - It's How We Respond That Counts (Friday November 27 2015)
Latics Youngster Moves To Wrexham On Loan (Thursday November 26 2015)
Any Previous? Southend United v Latics (Thursday November 26 2015)
Meet The Ref - Southend United v Latics - Keith Stroud (Thursday November 26 2015)
Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Burton 1 (Wednesday November 25 2015)
|Davis must decide on striker
» Crewe : 27/11/2015 22:46:01
|Chris McCann Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Burton
» Wigan : 27/11/2015 22:46:01
|Early Team News - Southend United v Latics
» Wigan : 27/11/2015 22:35:00
|Southend United v Latics - Big Game Preview
» Wigan : 27/11/2015 22:26:00
|Local Derby The Biggest Game Of The Season
» Blackpool : 27/11/2015 19:01:00