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Wigan 3 Reading 2: match report:

Wigan 3 Reading 2: Gomez hat-trick spares Al Habsi blushes for horror gaffe

PUBLISHED:

16:56 GMT, 24 November 2012

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UPDATED:

17:14 GMT, 24 November 2012

Hat-trick hero Jordi Gomez spared goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi's blushes with an injury-time winner to earn Wigan three much-needed points against Reading at the DW Stadium.

The Royals arrived in the north west fresh from their first Barclays Premier League victory of the season against Everton and took the lead in the 35th minute through Sean Morrison's first top-flight goal.

But Gomez turned things around in the second half with a brace and that looked to be that until, 10 minutes from time, Al Habsi dropped a half-blocked shot from Hal Robson-Kanu on to the bar and the ball then hit him and went in.

Point made: Reading's Sean Morrison celebrates after his opener but it wasn't enough

Point made: Reading's Sean Morrison celebrates after his opener but it wasn't enough

Match facts

WIGAN: Al Habsi, Boyce, Ramis (Lopez 48), Figueroa, Stam, McCarthy, Jones (McArthur 82), Beausejour, Gomez, Kone, Maloney (Si Santo 45). Subs not used: Pollitt, McManaman, Boselli, Fyvie.

Goals: Gomez 58, 68, 90+2

Booked: McCarthy, Jones

READING: Federici, Gunter, Morrison, Gorkss, Shorey, Robson-Kanu, Leigertwood, Tabb (McCleary 72), McAnuff, Le Fondre, Roberts (Pogrebnyak 83). Subs not used: Taylor, Mariappa, Hunt, Harte, Cummings.

Goals: Morrison 35, Al Habsi 80 (og)

Referee: Howard Webb

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It was a hammer blow for Roberto
Martinez's injury-hit side, but Gomez had the last laugh two minutes
into added on time to lift the Latics five points clear of the
relegation zone.

Wigan were forced into three changes,
with captain Gary Caldwell, midfielder Ben Watson and striker Franco Di
Santo all injured, although the latter was fit enough for a place on
the bench.

After defeats by West Brom and
Liverpool Wigan needed to get back on track and they should have been in
front in the 12th minute when Jean Beausejour swung in a lovely cross
on to the head of the unmarked Arouna Kone, but he somehow headed wide
with Adam Federici beaten.

Reading had offered little in attack, but they began to look a threat when they sent balls into Wigan's box.

Adam Le Fondre was the match-winner
last weekend with both goals against Everton and he twice headed just
wide, first from Nicky Shorey's corner and then a Jobi McAnuff cross.

Diving in: Shaun Maloney (right) challenges Reading's Jobi McAnuff

Diving in: Shaun Maloney (right) challenges Reading's Jobi McAnuff

Wigan were still in the ascendancy,
though, and Kone missed another chance in the 24th minute when he tried
to walk the ball in but a combination of Federici and Shorey clearing
off the line denied the Ivorian.

At the other end Reading won a
free-kick when Robson-Kanu was fouled by James McCarthy, who was booked,
25 yards out and Al Habsi gratefully grasped the ball at the second
time of asking after it looked like Shorey's effort had gone through
him.

And the full-back was the architect
when the visitors did take the lead in the 35th minute. Robson-Kanu was
felled by McCarthy again, this time on the left byline, and Shorey's
curling free-kick was powered home by Morrison.

Defending high balls has been a real
weakness for Wigan and it would have been a source of huge frustration
for Martinez that none of his players attacked the ball.

Heading for Reading: Morrison (top right) powers home the opening goal

Heading for Reading: Morrison (top right) powers home the opening goal

And the frustration grew as they
missed another great chance in the 39th minute, this time Gomez jinking
his way into the box but shooting over with only Federici to beat.

Di Santo came on for Shaun Maloney at
half-time and the Argentinian almost scored with his first touch after
he was played through by Gomez, but Federici tipped the shot round the
post.

It was a lively start to the second
half and, after the ever-busy Le Fondre saw a shot well blocked by Ivan
Ramis eight yards out, Gomez volleyed over the bar at the other end.

Rising high: Morrison (centre) gives Ali Al Habsi no chance

Rising high: Morrison (centre) gives Ali Al Habsi no chance

Going down: David Jones (top) clatters into Reading's Jay Tabb

Going down: David Jones (top) clatters into Reading's Jay Tabb

There were yet more problems for
Martinez when Ramis was forced off to be replaced by Adrian Lopez, but
in the 58th minute they were level.

Di Santo was again involved,
crossing from the left, and, although Federici saved Gomez's first
effort, he could not hold it and the Spaniard tucked away the rebound.

Wigan were on a roll and Federici
again spilled a shot from Ronnie Stam, but this time he pounced on the
loose ball just in time.

It takes two to tango: James McCarthy (left) and Jason Roberts try to keep their balance

It takes two to tango: James McCarthy (left) and Jason Roberts try to keep their balance

Reading were playing on the break
now, but they were almost back in front in the 62nd minute when
Robson-Kanu crossed and Le Fondre flicked a header towards the corner
only for Al Habsi to fling out a hand.

Wigan had not recovered a single
point from losing positions all season, but they thought they were ahead
when Beausejour crossed for Di Santo to tap in only for a linesman's
flag to cut short the celebrations.

They did not have to wait long,
though, as in the 68th minute Beausejour sent in another peach of a
cross and Gomez grabbed his second with a textbook diving header.

It was Gomez's first Premier League
start since his red card at Sunderland in September and he was certainly
making a case for more regular inclusion.

make mine a double: Jordi Gomez (right) dives to head home Wigan's second

make mine a double: Jordi Gomez (right) dives to head home Wigan's second

The most important thing was the
Wigan were on course for three points, but that all changed in the 80th
minute with one of the most bizarre goals of the season.

Robson-Kanu's shot spun high up into
the air off a Wigan defender but Al Habsi seemed in control as the ball
dropped back down.

However, a combination of the spin
and the wet ball contributed to it slipping through the keeper's grasp,
hitting the bar before going in off the Oman international.

Gomez almost grabbed his hat-trick
goal moments later only to see his shot deflected just wide, but the
Spaniard did have the last word in injury time when he drilled in a
pull-back from Kone, much to the relief of his goalkeeper.

Jordi joy: Gomez (right) celebrates with James McArthur after completing his hat-trick

Jordi joy: Gomez (right) celebrates with James McArthur after completing his hat-trick

Brendan Rodgers hails "unbelievable" Luis Suarez

Unbelievable! Rodgers raving about super Suarez after Reds fight back against Newcastle

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11:13 GMT, 5 November 2012

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was glowing in his praise of Luis Suarez after the striker's performance against Newcastle.

The Uruguay international was at his brilliant best in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Anfield, producing a superb equaliser to cancel out Yohan Cabaye's opener just before half-time.

Silky: Luis Suarez glided past Newcastle keeper Tim Krul to score

Silky: Luis Suarez glided past Newcastle keeper Tim Krul to score

Net gain: Suarez celebrated after scoring Liverpool's equaliser at Anfield

Net gain: Suarez celebrated after scoring Liverpool's equaliser at Anfield

WHO SHOULD RODGERS BUY

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants two forwards in January to strengthen his squad and shoulder the goalscoring burden with Luis Suarez.

Rodgers believes the best 'asset-buying' age for a player is between 22 and 29. The handicap is that Liverpool's American owners have preferred to buy players of 23 or under.

Here Sportsmail outlines ten potential targets for Liverpool's moneymen within their preferred age range.

But who do you think Liverpool should buy

Theo Walcott (Arsenal)
Age: 23
Value: 12m

Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea)
Age: 23
Value: 16million

Joel Pohjanpalo (HJK Helsinki)
Age: 18
Value: 3m

Jurgen Locadia (PSV)
Age: 17
Value: 10m

Arkadiusz Milik (Gornik Zabrze)
Age: 18
Value: 6m

Ricky van Wolfswinkel

Ricky van Wolfswinkel (Sporting Lisbon, right)
Age: 23
Value: 12m

Alexis Sanchez (Barcelona)
Age: 23
Value: 35m

Leandro Damiao (Internacional)
Age: 23
Value: 25m

Cristian Tello (Barcelona)
Age: 21
Value 10m

Franco di Santo (Wigan)
Age: 23
Value: 5m

SIMON JONES

Suarez has scored seven league goals this season – in his last nine matches – which is more than half the team's tally for the campaign.

'I thought he was unbelievable. It was a brilliant goal for Luis and a terrific performance and it bodes well for us going forward,' said Rodgers.

'We play him (Suarez) in that false nine role. He's not a traditional No 9 who's up there, stood, static.

'That's why when we get a number of players in who can work off his qualities, that's going to make us a real threat.

'I ask him to get on the move and get defenders out of their positions.

'His cleverness and movement at the moment is world class. It's then important that we've got men running in off that.

'If we can add to the group, you can see the excitement in our team.'

Rodgers hopes to add reinforcements when the transfer window opens in January.

'It doesn't worry me,' Rodgers added.

'He (Suarez) gets picked to score goals but of course I would want them to be more spread out.

Hail king Louis: Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for Suarez

Hail king Louis: Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for Suarez

'Everyone knows that is the key
feature for us. We need to get goals from other areas but I can't
complain when we play to that level.

'Once we get that type of player in that is really going to finish off a lot of great work for us.'

Suarez's constant running and teasing of the
Magpies defence also led to visiting captain Fabricio Coloccini being
sent off late on for a foul on the 25-year-old.

Rodgers said: 'Coloccini got sent off because he was frustrated. He's been a great defender for the last number of years for Newcastle but Luis is so bright and clever, and a world-class striker in that form really frustrates defenders.

Seeing red: Fabricio Coloccini was sent off for this challenge on Suarez

Seeing red: Fabricio Coloccini was sent off for this challenge on Suarez

Roberto Martinez considers appealing FA charge

Martinez considers FA charge appeal for comments made after Man United game

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UPDATED:

11:27 GMT, 27 September 2012

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez looks set to appeal a Football Association charge for comments he made after the Barclays Premier League game against Manchester United on September 15.

Wigan lost 4-0 at Old Trafford during which the Latics boss was unhappy about a penalty awarded to the hosts, as well as a Danny Welbeck challenge on Franco di Santo which he felt warranted a red card.

Martinez has until 4pm on Thursday to contest the charge against him for comments he believes were 'rational'.

Decision: Roberto Martinez is set to appeal

Decision: Roberto Martinez is set to appeal

'I have to look into it because I never questioned the integrity of the referee,' Martinez said.

'I don't know really which comments are the ones for the charge but I'll look into it and we'll take it from there.

'The charge must be based in certain quotes and I think it will be a good opportunity to explain myself. I need to find out first what are the quotes or the lines that have been charged on.

'I can understand that sometimes things can be taken out of context. I was rational, it wasn't an emotional burst. I think it was a very rational comment that I would like to explain.

'I am sure they are not going to charge for the sake of it. There must be a reason behind it and I need to see their point and have time then to express mine.

'I can remember my points in the press conference and I can remember the analysis of the game and I have huge respect for the referee Michael Oliver and would never question his integrity.

'But it is true we were on the wrong end of two big decisions and that's something you have to comment on at the end of a game.'

Complaints: Wigan players surround Michael Oliver

Complaints: Wigan players surround Michael Oliver

Frustrated: Martinez at Old Trafford

Frustrated: Martinez at Old Trafford

Martinez said after the defeat at Old
Trafford: 'I have come to United three times before today and for
whatever reason we don't seem to be measured in the same manner as the
team at home.

'Today the penalty is as bad a decision as you are going to see in the Premier League.

'In many ways, you feel as though you are fighting against a mountain.

'There were tackles flying around that if they had been the other way round there would have been a couple of red cards.'

Martinez also described Welbeck's
challenge as 'completely reckless', adding: 'It is a red card, for a
Wigan player, Manchester United, everyone.'

The comments prompted the FA to charge the former Spaniard with a statement adding: 'The charge is in relation to an alleged breach of FA Rule E3 concerning media comments which implied that the match referee and/or match officials in general are motivated by bias and/or brought the game into disrepute.'

PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: Tottenham v Norwich plus the rest of the day"s action

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16.16: While Adebayor is now on for Spurs, replacing Sigurdsson as the hosts go 4-4-2.

16.14: Bale fires just off target with an outrageous long range effort for struggling Spurs.

West Brom meanwhile are forced into a change as Stephen Reid is replaced by Billy Jones.

16.11: Still Norwich have the better chances as Grant Holt heads Snodgrass's cross off target.

16.08: GOAL! WIGAN 2-1 Stoke

The Latics storm back in front and it's the much improved Franco Di Santo that scores, firing home from 12 yards.

16.06: AVB has sacrificed Sandro in the Spurs midfield to hand Dembele his debut by the way, Norwich still on top though.

16.03: The second halves are back underway.

16.00: Sportsmail's Alex Kay seems to have found AVB's problem at White Hart Lane:

One up front when that one is five foot five or whatever doesn't work. Especially when you spend all day putting crosses in.One up front when that one is five foot five or whatever doesn't work. Especially when you spend all day putting crosses in.

Struggle: Tottenham's Jermain Defoe (right) had a quiet first half against Norwich

Struggle: Tottenham's Jermain Defoe (right) had a quiet first half against Norwich

15.58: Sunderland with a deserved lead then, while Stoke rallied after falling behind to equalise at Wigan just before the break.

West Brom have wasted the best chance at home to Everton to break the deadlock, while Spurs have Friedel to thank they are not behind at home to Norwich.

Time for Mousa Dembele and Emmanuel Adebayor The hosts look very lost so far against a confident Norwich side.

15.55: From InfostradaLive:

With Stoke City and Swansea City having trailed today, Everton is the only Premier League side that has not been behind in 12/13 EPL season

15.52: GOAL! Swansea 1-2 SUNDERLAND

He is worth every penny! The last touch of the half comes from Steven Fletcher who restores the visitors' lead by sneaking in at the back post.

15.49: Half-time everywhere but Swansea, where time has been added on on for Taylor's ankle injury.

15.46: GOAL! SWANSEA 1-1 Sunderland

It's against the run of play but full credit to the hosts who are back in it after Wayne Routledge latches on to a Dyer flick to fire home.

15.45: What a save from Friedel! The 41-year-old somehow claws away a bullet header from Snodgrass to keep Tottenham level.

Back in it: Stoke's Jon Walters coverts a penalty to bring Stoke level with Wigan

Back in it: Stoke's Jon Walters coverts a penalty to bring Stoke level with Wigan

15.43: GOAL! Wigan 1-1 STOKE

Another strong call from the referee as Maynor Figueroa handles inside the area. Jonathan Walters holds his nerve to fire home the penalty just before half-time.

15.42: GOAL! Swansea 0-1 SUNDERLAND

Did the Black Cats over pay for Steven Fletcher Not on this evidence as the Scottish striker runs into the box to coolly finish.

15.41: PENALTY (Stoke)

15.40: More subs at the Liberty Stadium, but this time for Sunderland as David Meyler replaces Lee Cattermole.

15.39: Charlie Adam has already come on for his Stoke debut, replacing Andy Wilkinson.

The former Liverpool midfielder nearly grabs an instant equaliser too but Wigan clear their lines following a mad scramble.

Heads up: West Brom's Shane Long contests an aerial ball with Everton's Sylvain Distin

Heads up: West Brom's Shane Long contests an aerial ball with Everton's Sylvain Distin

15.36: Everton have responded to that Shane Long chance as Marouane Fellaini loops Hibbert's cross over the crossbar – arguably the visitors' best moment.

15.33: Spurs are not playing at their best but John Ruddy has been seriously tested in the Norwich goal. The England keeper parries away Gareth Bale's drive before also saving Sandro's follow up.

15.30: The goals are not flooding in so far and we can partly blame Shane Long for that. The West Brom striker gets into a great position six yards out, but his header from a Liam Ridgewell cross cannons off the bar. Should score.

15.27: An even game at Tottenham as Norwich go close through Bradley Johnson. The midfielder's first time effort flies just over the crossbar though.

15.24: Everton have also been forced into a change as Darron Gibson looks to have pulled a hamstring. The midfielder has been replaced by Tony Hibbert.

15.21: Yacob is fast becoming a hate figure for Everton as he appears to be fortunate not to concede a penalty after bundling over Nikica Jelavic.

Meanwhile at White Hart Lane, Jermain Defoe goes close for Spurs as he shoots wide following a decent run.

15.19: Taylor is being attended to by paramedics and physio as he is given oxygen. The Welsh full-back is being taken off on a stretcher and has been replaced by Ben Davies – let's hope he will be okay.

15.17: And a bigger worry for Swansea fans. Neil Taylor has gone down in tremendous pain and sadly he doesn't look like he is getting back up to continue this game…more soon.

15.14: Small worry for Everton fans. Steven Pienaar trudges off the pitch for treatment following a challenge from Claudio Yacob, but he is back on the pitch at the Hawthorns.

Spot on: Shaun Maloney's (left) penalty handed Wigan the lead against Stoke

Spot on: Shaun Maloney's (left) penalty handed Wigan the lead against Stoke

Spot on: Shaun Maloney's (left) penalty handed Wigan the lead against Stoke

15.12: Close from Norwich! A Robert Snodgrass free-kick into the box is headed towards goal by Russell Martin, but despite beating Brad Friedel, the defender's effort cannons off the woodwork. Don't forget Norwich won this fixture 2-1 last season.

15.10: Good effort from Nathan Dyer, as the Swansea forward skates past a defender before forcing Simon Mignolet into a smart save in the Sunderland goal.

15.07: Spurs once again are quick out of the blocks and go close through Gylfi Sigurdsson who whistles a shot wide of the post.

15.05: GOAL! WIGAN 1-0 Stoke

A clear-cut decision for me as Robert Huth handles inside the box, allowing Shaun Maloney to convert the resulting penalty.

15.04: PENALTY (Wigan)

Under pressure: Everton's Leon Osman (right) challenges West Brom's James Morrison for the ball

Under pressure: Everton's Leon Osman (right) challenges West Brom's James Morrison for the ball

15.01: Away we go folks…

14.59: The players are making their way out across the country, always a good sign kick off is on the way. Some lovely late summer sunshine has even made an appearance.

14.56: From InfostradaLive:

Everton are unbeaten in their last 11 EPL matches. They have not gone 12 without defeat since 1984-85.

14.53: Stoke's transfer deadline day signings Charlie Adam and Maurice Edu are named on the bench for this afternoon's Barclays Premier League clash with Wigan at the DW Stadium.

Potters boss Tony Pulis makes six changes from the first XI that started Tuesday's Capital One Cup second-round defeat against Swindon, bringing the likes of captain Ryan Shawcross, goalkeeper Asmir Begovic and forwards Jon Walters and Peter Crouch back into the side.

For the Latics – who are without suspended defender Antolin Alcaraz – manager Roberto Martinez makes seven adjustments from their midweek cup victory over Nottingham Forest, with skipper Gary Caldwell and front men Arouna Kone and Franco Di Santo among those being restored.

14.50: Swansea manager Michael Laudrup elects to stick with the same starting XI that beat West Ham as his side look to go top of the Barclays Premier League with victory over Sunderland at the Liberty Stadium.

New signing Ki Sung-yueng has to make do with a place on the bench, with striker Itay Shechter is also among the substitutes after getting clearance to complete his loan move from Kaiserslautern.

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill hands Premier League debuts to striker Steven Fletcher and winger Adam Johnson, with the big-money signings having made their Black Cats' bows in the midweek win over Morecambe.

Big chance: Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas starts with Jermain Defoe (above) over Emmanuel Adebayor

Big chance: Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas starts with Jermain Defoe (above) over Emmanuel Adebayor

14.47: New signing Mousa Dembele has to settle for a place on the bench as Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas makes just one change for the visit of Norwich.

Gylfi Sigurdsson comes in for Rafael van der Vaart, who departed for Hamburg yesterday, and Villas-Boas opts for Jermain Defoe up front ahead of Emmanuel Adebayor.

Norwich manager Chris Hughton keeps faith with the same XI that drew with QPR last week, meaning Sebastien Bassong lines up in defence against his former club.

14.44: And finally from the Liberty Stadium where the hosts aim to make it three wins on the spin and go top of the table:

Swansea v Sunderland
Swansea: Vorm, Rangel, Williams, Chico, Taylor, Dyer, Britton, de Guzman, Routledge, Michu, Graham. Subs: Tremmel, Tate, Shechter, Moore, Ki, Agustien, Davies.

Sunderland: Mignolet, Gardner, Cuellar, O'Shea, Colback, Johnson, Larsson, Cattermole, McClean, Sessegnon, Fletcher. Subs: Westwood, Campbell, Kilgallon, Ji, Meyler, Bramble, Saha.

Referee: Roger East (Wiltshire)

14.41: Full line-ups from the Hawthorns as West Brom and Everton aim to maintain unbeaten starts:

West Brom v Everton
West Brom: Foster, Reid, Olsson, McAuley, Ridgewell, Yacob, Morrison, Mulumbu, Dorrans, Long, Fortune. Subs: Myhill, Rosenberg, Brunt, Gera, Odemwingie, Dawson, Jones.

Everton: Howard, Neville, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, Osman, Gibson, Naismith, Pienaar, Fellaini, Jelavic. Subs: Mucha, Hibbert, Heitinga, Mirallas, Gueye, Coleman, Anichebe.

Referee: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire)

14.38: Some breaking news coming through is that Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is set to be ruled out for a month due to eye surgery this Tuesday. More details should follow on the home page soon…

14.36: It's full time at Upton Park where West Ham have recorded a 3-0 victory over Fulham. I fear for the Cottagers after this, sorry for the cliche but they really missed Mousa Dembele and Clint Dempsey.

The Hammers meanwhile are looking good on their Premier League return.

Heading back: Peter Crouch (top) returns to the Stoke side after starting on the bench mid-week

Heading back: Peter Crouch (top) returns to the Stoke side after starting on the bench mid-week

14.33: Full line-ups from the DW Stadium where the hosts are looking for back-to-back wins and the Potters their first win of the season:

Wigan v Stoke
Wigan: Al Habsi, Ramis, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, McArthur, McCarthy, Beausejour, Kone, Di Santo, Maloney. Subs: Pollitt, Jones, Crusat, Watson, Gomez, Boselli, Miyaichi.

Stoke: Begovic, Wilkinson, Huth, Shawcross, Wilson, Whelan, Cameron, Whitehead, Kightly, Crouch, Walters. Subs: Sorensen, Pennant, Jones, Edu, Adam, Upson, Jerome.

Referee: Martin Atkinson (W Yorkshire)

14.30: From InfostradaLive:

Norwich have conceded in each of their last 34 EPL away matches – an all-time PL record & Spurs have scored in their last 25 at home

14.27: I can understand if all your thoughts in the last few days have been concentrated on the transfer window, so luckily I have a preview on this weekend's action for you to feed your eyes on.

Sportsmail's Martin Keown gives us his take on the upcoming drama this weekend in his Boot Room.

14.24: Full line-ups from White Hart Lane where Spurs and Norwich will hope to record their first victories of the season:

Tottenham v Norwich
Tottenham: Friedel, Walker, Gallas, Vertonghen, Assou-Ekotto, Livermore, Sandro, Lennon, Sigurdsson, Bale, Defoe. Subs: Cudicini, Huddlestone, Adebayor, Naughton, Dembele, Townsend, Caulker.

Norwich: Ruddy, Russell Martin, Bassong, Barnett, Garrido, Johnson, Howson, Snodgrass, Pilkington, Holt, Jackson. Subs: Rudd, Turner, Surman, Hoolahan, Morison, Tierney, Tettey.

Referee: Mark Halsey (Lancashire)

Last gasp hero: James Morrison (front) secured a point in injury time for West Brom at Spurs last week

Last gasp hero: James Morrison (front) secured a point in injury time for West Brom at Spurs last week

14.21: West Brom boss Steve Clarke keeps faith with the side which drew at Tottenham last weekend for the home Barclays Premier League clash with Everton.

Midfielder James Morrison has recovered from an ankle injury but on-loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku – a substitute at White Hart Lane – is ruled out with his own ankle setback.

Everton manager David Moyes names the line-up which won 3-1 at Aston Villa last weekend – their second successive league win.

14.18: There is one game in the Premier League happening right now and it's at Upton Park.

Click here to join Alex Horlock and see whether Andy Carroll is hammering the goals in for West Ham on his debut, or whether Dimitar Berbatov is turning on the style for Fulham.

14.15: It's not even been a day since the transfer window closed and already we are starting to see the fall-out.

Well I am feeling it anyway, after constantly refreshing for live updates last night my poor F5 button couldn't take it anymore and gave up on me.

But will the purchases made by Premier League clubs in the last few days turn out to be last minute panic buys or inspired late deals Four fixtures today will provide some clues and the team news is coming up.

Main action: Swansea, Everton, Tottenham and West Brom feature at 3pm

Main action: Swansea, Everton, Tottenham and West Brom feature at 3pm

Madeira Islands Open: Live leaderboard

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Michael Hoey took the title last year and you can keep track of all the latest scores right here.

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Sealed with a kiss: Michael Hoey celebrates last year's Madeira Islands win

Sealed with a kiss: Michael Hoey celebrates last year's Madeira Islands win

PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: Everton v Fulham, Stoke v Arsenal, Sunderland v Bolton, Swansea v Wolves, West Brom v Aston Villa and Wigan v Newcastle.

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Everton 3-0 Fulham

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Swansea 4-3 Wolves

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16.15: GOAL! Swansea 4-3 WOLVES

16.13: GOAL! SUNDERLAND 2-1 Bolton

16.10: Swansea are back on the attack. Gylfi Sigurdsson hits the post for the hosts before forcing a 20-yard save from De Vries moments later.

16.07: West Brom have been denied a stonewall penalty! It's a fantastic save from Alan Hutton, who sticks out his arm to deflect Liam Ridgewell's header over. But last time I checked. outfield players were not allowed to handle the ball.

The Villa full-back somehow only gets away with conceding a corner. I don't know how referee Mark Clattenburg has missed that.

16.04: The second halves are up and running again, as are my blister ravaged fingers.

15.59: From InfostradaLive – one to keep an eye on:

The most goals scored on a single day in the division this season is 31 – set on October 29, 2011.

15.55: From InfostradaLive:

We had 17 first half goals – breaking #EPL season record. PL record for most 1st half goals on a single day is 21 – set on October 3, 1992.

Four-midable: Franco Di Santo (9) celebrates his long range effort that put Wigan into a 4-0 lead

Four-midable: Franco Di Santo (9) celebrates his long range effort that put Wigan into a 4-0 lead

15.52: Half-time: Wigan 4-0 Newcastle

15.51: Half-time: Swansea 4-2 Wolves

15.50: GOAL! WIGAN 4-0 Newcastle

It's half-time and we still have goals flying in! Franco Di Santo hits an absolute belter from 25 yards into the top corner and this is doing Wigan's goal difference wonders down at the bottom.

15.49: Half-time: Everton 3-0 Fulham

15.47: Half-time: Stoke 1-1 Arsenal

Half-time: Sunderland 1-1 Bolton

Half-time: West Brom 0-0 Aston Villa

15.46: But there is one fixture not playing along. It's still 0-0 at West Brom but Gabriel Agbonlahor has wasted two great chances to put the visitors ahead.

15.44: From InfostradaLive:

There have been 15 first half goals so far – equalling the PL record this season, previously set on November 19.

15.41: GOAL! EVERTON 3-0 Fulham

Speaking of confidence, Steven Pienaar is a changed player since rejoining Everton.

The midfielder plays in Nikica Jelavic, who manages to squeeze a finish past Mark Schwarzer for his second goal of the day.

15.38: GOAL! WIGAN 3-0 Newcastle

Just as the Toon were starting to wake up, the Latics pounce again. Franco Di Santo threads through Shaun Maloney who neatly finishes past Tim Krul. I don't think I have ever seen Roberto Martinez's side this confident.

15.37: GOAL! SUNDERLAND 1-1 Bolton

A first goal in five games for the Black Cats and it comes courtesy of Nicklas Bendtner, who picks up a Jack Colback pass before firing low past Adam Bogdan.

Goals galore: Danny Graham quickly restored Swansea's three-goal advantage against Wolves

Goals galore: Danny Graham quickly restored Swansea's three-goal advantage against Wolves

15.34: GOAL! Swansea 4-2 WOLVES

This is getting ridiculous. We've gone goals crazy! Matt Jarvis once again restores hope for the visitors with a sweet strike.

15.31: GOAL! SWANSEA 4-1 Wolves

Erm, well there goes the comeback. Danny Graham immediately restores the three-goal advantage by firing into the corner.

15.28: GOAL! Swansea 3-1 WOLVES

Now this would be the most unlikeliest of comebacks but at least the visiting fans have something to cheer.

Steven Fletcher raises hopes with a looping header from 10 yards.

Breakthrough: Kevin Davies (right) opened the scoring for Bolton at Sunderland

Breakthrough: Kevin Davies (right) opened the scoring for Bolton at Sunderland

15.25: GOAL! Sunderland 0-1 BOLTON

We haven't seen enough of this Kevin Davies this term, but now is the time to hit form.

The striker fires in a volley from a Martin Petrov cross to really up the pressure on QPR, Blackburn, Wigan and Aston Villa.

15.21: Orlandi's goal after 24 seconds is the quickest of the season by the way…and seemed to set everyone else off. Nine goals in the opening 18 minutes!

15.18: GOAL! SWANSEA 3-0 Wolves

More players using their heads as Nathan Dyer nods home from close range following a decent run from Orlandi. You have to fear for Wolves here.

15.17: GOAL! EVERTON 2-0 Fulham

The hosts go close to a second when Jelavic hits the post, but it only takes a minute before they have another chance as Marouane Fellaini heads home from a corner.

15.16: GOAL! WIGAN 2-0 Newcastle

The Latics are flying and so is Victor Moses who curls a first-time finish into the bottom corner. Newcastle all at sea.

Top Gunner: Robin van Persie nets Arsenal's equaliser at Stoke

Top Gunner: Robin van Persie nets Arsenal's equaliser at Stoke

15.15: GOAL! Stoke 1-1 ARSENAL

The Gunners are back on levels terms and probably deservedly after Robin van Persie returns to top form by converting Tomas Rosicky's cross.

15.14: GOAL! WIGAN 1-0 Newcastle

And another crucial goal at the top and bottom of the table. Maynor Figueroa's cross picks out Victor Moses who nods the Latics ahead.

15.12: GOAL! STOKE 1-0 Arsenal

It's against the run of play this but it throws the cat amongst the Champions League pigeons.

The ex-Tottenham boys of Matthew Etherington and Peter Crouch combine, with the latter heading in a cross to put the Potters ahead.

Spot on: Nikica Jelavic fired Everton ahead with a penalty

Spot on: Nikica Jelavic fired Everton ahead with a penalty

15.09: GOAL! EVERTON 1-0 Fulham

Pavel Pogrebnyak raises his arm to block a Nikica Jelavic free-kick, giving away a penalty.

The striker then makes no mistake from the spot to hand the Toffees the lead – not a surprise to many inside the ground, just check out the Cottagers record at Goodison Park.

15.06: GOAL! SWANSEA 2-0 Wolves

Everyone is going to be playing 3-4-3 at this rate. The Jacks are running riot but have a slice of fortune after Joe Allen's shot deflects off Christophe Berra and past Dorus De Vries.

15.04: GOAL! SWANSEA 1-0 Wolves

How about that then. Andrea Orlandi is back with a bang, scoring his first goal for two years by glancing home Scott Sinclair's cross with his head. Wolves haven't even touched the ball.

15.03: Away we go then.

15.00: Well done those of you with eagle eyes out there. Carlos Vela is of course not on the Arsenal bench – it should now say Andre Santos. Sorry for that folks.

14.58: With the sides making their way out, here is Andy Townsend's Boot Room displaying his preview on the weekend's games.

14.56: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger makes two changes from the side that drew with Chelsea last weekend for this afternoon's Barclays Premier League clash with Stoke at the Britannia Stadium.

Yossi Benayoun, ineligible against his parent club, and Gervinho come in for the injured Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who drop to the bench.

The Stoke line-up also shows two changes from their loss to Newcastle, with Jermaine Pennant, now fully recovered from a virus, and Dean Whitehead replacing the injured Andy Wilkinson and Wilson Palacios.

14.54: Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers switches to a 3-4-3 formation for the visit of relegated Wolves to the Liberty Stadium after full-backs Neil Taylor and Angel Rangel were hit by hamstring problems.

Taylor is named on the bench while Rangel is left out altogether, with club captain Garry Monk coming into a back three alongside Steven Caulker and Ashley Williams.

Andrea Orlandi makes a first start since January in midfield.

Wolves boss Terry Connor brings Christophe Berra into his back four with Sebastien Bassong (hamstring) out injured.

Kevin Doyle starts alongside Steven Fletcher in attack with Dorus de Vries continuing in goal against his former club.

Return: Richard Dunne (right) starts for Aston Villa

Return: Richard Dunne (right) starts for Aston Villa

14.52: Fulham caretaker bosses Billy McKinlay and Michael Lindeman make one change, with Kerim Frei coming in for Danny Murphy.

Everton manager David Moyes keeps faith with the same team which drew 4-4 at Manchester United.

14.50: Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne returns after a two-and-a-half month absence with a broken collarbone for the Barclays Premier League derby at West Brom.

Vice-captain Dunne takes over as skipper from striker Gabriel Agbonlahor in the absence of Stiliyan Petrov while he has treatment for acute leukaemia.

Dunne replaces Nathan Baker and Villa manager Alex McLeish makes two other changes with midfielder Ciaran Clark and Agbonlahor, who has recovered from a shoulder problem, replacing Marc Albrighton and Andreas Weimann respectively.

Baggies head coach Roy Hodgson keeps faith with the side which won 1-0 at Liverpool last weekend.

14.48: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew names an unchanged side as the Magpies look to nudge a step closer to Champions League football next season with victory over relegation-threatened Wigan at the DW Stadium.

Pardew's men start the day in fourth place in the Barclays Premier League, two points ahead of fifth placed Tottenham, but know even fourth will not be enough if Chelsea win next month's Champions League final.

With the Latics hovering just one point above the drop zone, boss Roberto Martinez makes one change, handing Shaun Maloney his first start since his famous winner against Manchester United earlier this month, with Jordi Gomez dropping to the bench.

14.46: Craig Gordon is handed his first appearance of the season as Sunderland attempt to plunge Bolton deeper into relegation trouble.

The Scotland international starts in place of Simon Mignolet after fighting his way back from a knee injury, while skipper Lee Cattermole and striker Fraizer Campbell replace the suspended Craig Gardner and the injured Sebastian Larsson.

Bolton captain Kevin Davies also wins a recall with he and Dedryck Boyata coming in for Ryo Miyaichi and Gretar Steinsson.

14.44: And a change in the dugout too. Fulham boss Martin Jol hasn't traveled with his squad to Merseyside due to illness, so Billy McKinlay and Michael Lindeman will be in charge.

14.42: Slight change to the line-ups at Goodison Park, Damien Duff starts in place of Marcel Gecov.

Back between the sticks: Craig Gordon starts in goal for Sunderland

Back between the sticks: Craig Gordon starts in goal for Sunderland

14.40: Finally from the Stadium Of Light where Bolton will be desperate for a win that would take them out of the bottom three:

Sunderland v Bolton
Sunderland: Gordon, O'Shea, Turner, Kilgallon, Bardsley, Campbell, Cattermole, Colback, McClean, Bendtner, Sessegnon. Subs: Westwood, Bridge, Vaughan, Ji, Meyler, Kyrgiakos, Elmohamady.

Bolton: Bogdan, Boyata, Ream, Wheater, Ricketts, Reo-Coker, Mark Davies, Petrov, Eagles, Ngog, Kevin Davies. Subs: Jaaskelainen, Alonso, Knight, Klasnic, Sordell, Miyaichi, Vela.

Referee: Lee Probert (Wiltshire)

14.37: Stoke need just a point to guarantee their Premier League status for next term but Arsenal will be keen to win and cement third spot:

Stoke v Arsenal
Stoke: Begovic, Shotton, Huth, Shawcross, Wilson, Pennant, Whelan, Whitehead, Etherington, Crouch, Walters. Subs: Sorensen, Jones, Fuller, Upson, Delap, Jerome, Palacios.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Song, Ramsey, Benayoun, Rosicky, Gervinho, van Persie. Subs: Fabianski, Diaby, Santos, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Squillaci, Chamakh, Coquelin.

Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)

14.34: Huge pressure on Aston Villa to get a result in this Midlands derby, seeing as they are just three points off the bottom three.

But The Baggies are on a high after winning at Liverpool last week and have been in decent derby form this term:

West Brom v Aston Villa
West Brom: Foster, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Brunt, Mulumbu, Dorrans, Thomas, Odemwingie, Long. Subs: Fulop, Andrews, Shorey, Dawson, Cox, Fortune, Scharner.

Aston Villa: Given, Hutton, Cuellar, Dunne, Lichaj, N'Zogbia, Clark, Herd, Warnock, Agbonlahor, Heskey. Subs: Guzan, Collins, Ireland, Bannan, Weimann, Gardner, Carruthers.

Referee: Mark Clattenburg (Tyne & Wear)

14.31: Wolves are already down of course but Swansea are searching for three points that could take them into the top half of the table.

Swansea v Wolverhampton
Swansea: Vorm, Williams, Caulker, Monk, Orlandi, Britton, Allen, Dyer, Sinclair, Sigurdsson, Graham. Subs: Tremmel, Taylor, Routledge, McEachran, Lita, Moore, Gower.

Wolverhampton: De Vries, Ward, Berra, Stearman, Foley, Jarvis, Edwards, Henry, Kightly, Doyle, Fletcher. Subs: Ikeme, Ebanks-Blake, Hunt, Johnson, Milijas, Jonsson, Zubar.

Referee: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire)

Staying at the Cottage: Illness has prevented Fulham boss Martin Jol traveling with his side to Everton

Staying at the Cottage: Illness has prevented Fulham boss Martin Jol traveling with his side to Everton

14.28: At Goodison Park, Everton are looking to open up a five-point lead over Merseyside rivals Liverpool, while Fulham will hope to leapfrog the Toffees into seventh:

Everton v Fulham
Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Heitinga, Jagielka, Distin, Osman, Gibson, Neville, Pienaar, Fellaini, Jelavic. Subs: Mucha, Stracqualursi, McFadden, Cahill, Gueye, Barkley, Anichebe.

Fulham: Schwarzer, Hughes, Senderos, Hangeland, John Arne Riise, Gecov, Diarra, Dembele, Frei, Dempsey, Pogrebnyak. Subs: Stockdale, Baird, Orlando Sa, Kasami, Murphy, Etuhu, Kacaniklic.

Referee: Phil Dowd (Staffordshire)

14.25: From the DW Stadium where WIgan are searching for three points to escape the clutches of the bottom three, and Newcastle are looking for a win that keeps them on the heels of third-placed Arsenal:

Wigan v Newcastle
Wigan: Al Habsi, Alcaraz, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, McArthur, McCarthy, Beausejour, Maloney, Di Santo, Moses. Subs: Pollitt, Crusat, Gomez, Sammon, Jones, Rodallega, Diame.

Newcastle: Krul, Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Santon, Cabaye, Tiote, Gutierrez, Ben Arfa, Cisse, Ba. Subs: Elliot, Perch, Gosling, Ryan Taylor, Best, Shola Ameobi, Ferguson.

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)

14.22: In fact it's all over at St Mary's, where Southampton have thumped Coventry 4-0.

That result means they will join Reading in the Premier League next season, so congratulations to them.

14.18: But before we get into that, you can catch the dying moments of the final games of the Championship season here with Tom Bellwood.

14.15: Six of the best may be stretching it a bit considering the biggest game of the season is on Monday, but with the Premier League campaign on the home straight there are plenty of i's to dot and t's to cross, so let's get some team news.

Taking its toll: Robin Van Persie has scored just once in seven games for Arsenal

Taking its toll: Robin Van Persie has scored just once in seven games for Arsenal

Arsenal 1 Wigan 2: Franco Di Santo and Jordi Gomez help Latics seal superb victory

Arsenal 1 Wigan 2: New high for Martinez as Latics claim another big scalp in escape act

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UPDATED:

20:56 GMT, 16 April 2012

Wigan followed up their magical victory against Manchester United with their fourth win in five Premier League games against high-flying Arsenal.

A two-goal blitz in as many minutes from Franco Di Santo and Jordi Gomez set Roberto Martinez's men on their way, and the result leaves the Latics some five points off the drop zone.

Thomas Vermaelen struck in the 21st minute to give Arsenal hope, but the Latics held on for another superb result.

More follows…

On the up: Wigan's Di Santo and Gomez scored at the Emirates to give Wigan a victory that lifts them five points clear of relegation

On the up: Wigan's Di Santo and Gomez scored at the Emirates to give
Wigan a victory that lifts them five points clear of relegation

MATCH FACTS

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Djourou, Vermaelen, Andre Santos, Song, Arteta (Ramsey 9), Walcott, Rosicky, Benayoun (Gervinho 61), Van Persie. Subs not used: Fabianski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Squillaci, Gibbs, Chamakh.

Booked: Sagna.

Scorer: Vermaelen 21.

Wigan: Al Habsi, Alcaraz, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, McCarthy, McArthur, Beausejour, Moses, Di Santo, Gomez. Subs not used: Pollitt, Ben Watson, McManaman, Sammon, Jones, Diame, Stam.

Booked: Caldwell.

Scorers: Di Santo 7, Gomez 8.

Referee: Andre Marriner.

Attendance: 60,060.

Doubling up: Jordi Gomez fires Wigan 2-0 up after eight minutes

Doubling up: Jordi Gomez fires Wigan 2-0 up after eight minutes

Breaking the deadlock: Wigan's Franco Di Santo pounced in the 7th minute

Breaking the deadlock: Wigan's Franco Di Santo pounced in the 7th minute

No mistake: Thomas Vermaelen gets Arsenal back in the game after nodding in Tomas Rosicky's cross

No mistake: Thomas Vermaelen gets Arsenal back in the game after nodding in Tomas Rosicky's cross

Acrobatic save: Ali Al Habsi repels an Arsenal free-kick

Acrobatic save: Ali Al Habsi repels an Arsenal free-kick

Going over: Robin van Persie blasts a free-kick over the bar

Going over: Robin van Persie blasts a free-kick over the bar

What a week: After beating Manchester United on Wednesday, Roberto Martinez's side won at the Emirates

What a week: After beating Manchester United on Wednesday, Roberto Martinez's side won at the Emirates

Wigan 2 Stoke 0: Alcaraz and Moses on the scoresheet as Latics revival continues

Wigan 2 Stoke 0: Alcaraz and Moses ensure Latics revival gathers momentum

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16:29 GMT, 31 March 2012

Goals from Antolin Alcaraz and Victor Moses earned Wigan their first Barclays Premier League win at the DW Stadium for seven months as they deservedly saw off Stoke to boost their survival hopes.

Not since Roberto Martinez's men beat QPR 2-0 in August had the Latics picked up three points at home while they also made it back-to-back wins for the first time all season following last weekend's victory over Liverpool at Anfield.

It had seemed like it would be another case of what might have been when Franco Di Santo and Jean Beausejour missed glorious chances in the first half but Alcaraz headed in emphatically in the 54th minute and Moses made sure in injury time.

Winner: Antolin Alcaraz of Wigan Athletic heads home the only goal of the game

Winner: Antolin Alcaraz of Wigan Athletic heads home the only goal of the game

MATCH FACTS

Wigan: Al Habsi, Alcaraz, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, McCarthy, McArthur, Beausejour (Sammon 87), Moses, Di Santo (Gomez 81), Maloney (Ben Watson 70).

Subs Not Used: Kirkland, Crusat, Jones, Stam.

Booked: Beausejour, Boyce.

Goals: Alcaraz 54, Moses 90.

Stoke: Begovic, Wilkinson, Shawcross, Huth, Wilson, Pennant (Palacios 65), Whitehead, Whelan, Etherington (Jerome 49), Crouch, Walters (Fuller 65).

Subs Not Used: Sorensen, Jones, Upson, Shotton.

Booked: Wilson,Whelan,Whitehead,Wilkinson.

Att: 19,786

Ref: Mark Clattenburg (Tyne & Wear).

The only negative for Wigan was victories for fellow strugglers QPR and Bolton, which meant they stayed in the bottom three on goal difference.

Stoke brought good memories for the Latics, who have lost only once to Tony Pulis' side in the Premier League and secured their top-flight status with a 1-0 win at the Britannia Stadium on the final day of last season.

The visitors, playing their 49th game of a hectic campaign, had the first chance when Ryan Shawcross got his head to a Jermaine Pennant corner but Ali Al Habsi was alert.

And moments later a mistake from Andy Wilkinson let in Di Santo but the Argentinian never looked entirely confident running at Asmir Begovic, who nevertheless did well to block the shot.

Wigan continued to press for the opener and Begovic had to be alert to keep out Shaun Maloney's volley in the 15th minute, while Stoke had a rare opening thanks to a miscued clearance from Emmerson Boyce but Jon Walters steered his volley just wide.

Wigan really only had themselves to blame for failing to take the lead five minutes before the break when Moses sent a perfect cross along the six yard line but Beausejour somehow failed to guide the ball into an empty net.

The bobbly pitch arguably did the winger no favours but it really was an astonishing miss.

Hope: Wigan celebrate as they take the lead against Stoke

Hope: Wigan celebrate as they take the lead against Stoke

Wigan wanted a penalty in the opening minute of the second half when Dean Whitehead handled but referee Mark Clattenburg was unmoved despite being surrounded by Latics players.

Stoke made their first substitution a couple of minutes later, with Cameron Jerome replacing Matthew Etherington, who looked like he was still struggling following a first half tackle from Boyce.

Leading from the front: Roberto Martinez celebrates as his Wigan side earn the three points

Leading from the front: Roberto Martinez celebrates as his Wigan side earn the three points

Wigan had resumed their pressing and probing and in the 54th minute they finally found a moment of precision to take the lead.

Maloney, who had caused Stoke
problems all afternoon, played in Beausejour down the left and he made
up for his horror miss with a lovely cross to pick out defender Alcaraz,
who powered a header into the bottom corner for his first Wigan goal of
the season.

Sitter: Jean Beausejour (right) misses an open goal for Wigan in the first half

Sitter: Jean Beausejour (right) misses an open goal for Wigan in the first half

Pulis responded with a double change, sending on Ricardo Fuller and Wilson Palacios for Pennant and Walters, while Ben Watson replaced the impressive Maloney for Wigan.

Beausejour certainly had not worn his shooting boots and another golden chance went begging in the 72nd minute.

Battle: Victor Moses tries to get past Andy Wilkinson as Wigan record another win

Battle: Victor Moses tries to get past Andy Wilkinson as Wigan record another win

The winger was inexplicably left completely unmarked at the back post when Watson swung over a free-kick but again he scuffed his shot and Begovic saved easily.

Stoke fashioned their first chance of the second half 78 minutes in as Wilkinson swung over a cross from the right for Shawcross but the defender could only nod wide.

Signed, sealed, delivered: Wigan's Victor Moses scores his sides second goal to wrap up victory

Signed, sealed, delivered: Wigan's Victor Moses scores his sides second goal to wrap up victory

Wigan were beginning to get a little nervy and some hesitant defending allowed Jerome to fire a shot over the bar, but they also continued to look dangerous in attack and Begovic did well to deny substitute Jordi Gomez.

And the hosts made sure of the points in injury time when Wilkinson again wanted too much time and was robbed by Moses, who did what Di Santo could not, rounding Begovic and slotting home.

Pile on: Wigan players celebrate with Moses (hidden) as they record back-to-back Premier League wins

Pile on: Wigan players celebrate with Moses (hidden) as they record back-to-back Premier League wins