Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Liverpool 2-0 Latics

Liverpool 2-0 Latics

Before a ball was kicked there was a sense of inevitability, with Latics fielding a 4-5-1 formation that never works for the blues.

The side look much more effective playing 4-4-2.

From the kick-off Liverpool were in control of the game, even with Gerrard missing the four man midfield looked to have too much class for Wigans five.

Riise had the first chance firing wide following good work from Pennant.

Liverpool opened the scoring on 30 minutes, Pennant sent in a cross and Dirk Kuyt nipped in front of Filan to head into the net.

Heskey battled upfront with little or no support, but at least Liverpool were kept to just one goal in the first half.

Gonzalez missed a sitter just after the re-start following more good work from Kuyt.

Kuyt scored his and Liverpools second on 68 minutes.

Bellamy went on a mazy run and slipped the ball to the Dutchman who turned and crashed a shot into Filans bottom corner.

The score line flattered Latics as Liverpool had 23 shots (12 on target), and were in complete control throughout the game.

Liverpool:

Reina, Arbeloa, Hyypia, Carragher (Agger 73), Gonzalez, Alonso, Zenden (Gerrard 71), Riise, Pennant, Kuyt, Crouch (Bellamy 63)

Wigan:

Filan, Boyce, Jackson, DeZeeuw, Baines, Taylor (Camara 46), Skoko, Landzaat (Aghahowa 70), Scharner, Kilbane, Heskey (Folan 64)

Referee: Mike Riley

Attendance: 44,003

Vital Wigan is back, so why not join up and join in?

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board We also need your help in the forum, so join up and kick off the debate, or if you have a forum at the moment, why not enquire about merging with Vital and get free hosting + an income? To visit the message board, click here. Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Wigan.



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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Saturday April 21 2007
Time: 8:53PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Early Team News - Latics v Oldham Athletic

Early team news ahead of the big game at the DW Stadium

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Oldham Athletic

In the build up to the game both bosses have been speaking to the media, let's take a look at what they have been saying:

The New Pitch Is Down At The DW

Eurika! Cried the head grounds man, the new pitch is laid and nailed down in time for Saturday's battle of the Latics.

A Dry Friday - Time For The PWU Podcast - Muddy Water Blues

Friday afternoon in Wigan, glorious weather, the sun is shinning, the air is still, a great time to sit back and relax with a listen to this weeks Latics podcast

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
Profile
Adam Convery
Profile
Frank Ford
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Sheffield United
Suggested By: Jimmy Crankie
Jussi Jääskeläinen2%
Donervon Daniels2%
Craig Morgan2%
Jason Pearce6%
Chris McCann2%
David Perkins6%
Sam Morsy20%
Max Power6%
Yanic Wildschut46%
Conor McAleny6%
Will Grigg2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 30 20 3 7 63 17
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 30 9 3 18 30 -12
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrickLatic135
2.Moonay98
3.Thorpyness97
4.Whittleblue74
5.hindleymonwafc65
6.Noel Wards Leg63
7.JJ_WAFC38
8.Marksparko30
9.TRUE BELIEVER30
10.1henski28