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Wigan Athletic
vs.
Everton

JJB Stadium

24/11/08

8 pm

Wigan Athletic go into the game against Everton needing at least a point to move out of the bottom 3

With the home form that the Latics have suffered this season lets hope that this game can be a turning point

Latics have never beaten Everton in Wigan now would be a good time to start

What the bosses say

Latics boss Steve Bruce

'Our home form has been the disappointing thing for us as you always want to perform in front of your own fans. Our best displays have been away from home.

'I think teams approach us differently now. They get men behind the ball and make it difficult for us. In the past they maybe thought there was an opportunity to get three points.

'We need to improve at home - that's how we stayed in the division last year. If we can turn that around we can look forward to a decent season.'


Everton boss David Moyes

'You can't take anything for granted in this league and we will have to play well if we are going to come away with the points.

'I think Wigan are a good side, I think they are strong and they work very hard.

'Steve Bruce has got himself a good group of players and the game will be hard, it always is against Wigan and against Steve's teams.'


Wigan Athletic Team News:

Heskey could be back but Melchiot, Boyce and Zaki are all missing

Latics from:

Kirkland, Pollitt, Bramble, Scharner, Figueroa, Taylor, Kilbane, De Ridder, Valencia, Palacios, Brown, Cattermole, Koumas, Kapo, Heskey, Camara, Cywka, Kupisz, Routledge.

Player to watch: Wilson Palacios

The talented Honduran is due a goal, lets hope that he can get off the mark

Everton Team News:

Fellaini has a groin strain and Pienaar is struggling with the knee injury

Everton from:

Howard, Neville, Yobo, Jagielka, Lescott, Arteta, Cahill, Rodwell, Vaughan, Pienaar, Fellaini, Osman, Yakubu, Saha, Hibbert, Anichebe, Baines, Nash, Castillo, Jutkiewicz, Gosling.

Player to watch: Leighton Baines

On his return to the JJB it will be nice to see Bainsey again, lets hope he doesnt get too frosty a reception

Any Previous

Last Season

Wigan Athletic 1-2 Everton

Full league record is:

Latics 1 win, Everton 3, draws 2

Ref Watch:

Rob Styles (Hampshire)

Card Watch

Games - 9

Yellows - 33

Reds - 3

Match Prediction:

Heart says 2-1 Latics win

Head says 0-0

Up Next:

Premier League
Latics Vs WBA
Saturday 29/11/08


Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday November 23 2008
Time: 10:49PM

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Comments

0
An early Christmas present please, a nice win to get our season back on track
worbo
23/11/2008 22:51:00
0
Miss you zaki.However,win is ours isa.
zam_adore
24/11/2008 01:28:00
0
I thought Zaki might be back tonight... seems to be conflicting reports but Hesks should be OK. Have a bad feeling about tonight but I'm targeting the WBA game to get our season back on track.
robin
24/11/2008 12:11:00
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i have always maintained beleif in Camara. Good result , not best performance
OmarZDay
24/11/2008 22:22:00
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