Rotherham United vs Wigan Athletic Big Match Preview
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Latics travel to Rotherham on Saturday, looking to pick up another three points in a big weekend. League leaders Shrewsbury play fifth placed Bradford, while third placed Scunthorpe play fourth placed Charlton. A chance for Latics to head into the FA Cup weekend at the top of the league, with a healthy lead over third place.
It will be interesting to see whether Nick Powell returns to the side (if fit) or whether Paul Cook retains the same starting 11 that comfortably beat Doncaster 3-0 in mid-week. It was one of our best performances this season, particularly in the attacking department.
Rotherham United Team News:
Millers boss Paul Warne confirmed there were no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday. Captain Lee Frecklington returned from injury last weekend, and is expected to play a part against Wigan.
Player to watch: Kieffer Moore
Currently top scorer in League with 13 goals. Speaks for itself.
Wigan Athletic Team News:
Nick Powell could replace Lee Evans or Max Power if returning from illness, would expect an unchanged team otherwise.
Player to watch: Will Grigg
Due a goal. A flood of them actually. With Colclough and Jacobs both playing well on Tuesday, Grigg will be expecting chances to be created for him on Saturday.
Last 6 meetings:
Wigan 2-3 Rotherham
Rotherham 3-2 Wigan
Rotherham 1-2 Wigan
Wigan 1-2 Rotherham
Rotherham 0-2 Wigan
Wigan 2-0 Rotherham
1-3 Latics. Two goals for Grigg.
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