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Wigan 1-0 Manchester City: Wigan stifle City and attack with tremendous width

May 13, 2013
Wigan 1-0 Manchester City: Wigan stifle City and attack with tremendous width

Ben Watson headed a stoppage time winner as Wigan lifted the FA Cup for the first time. Roberto Martinez was able to call upon Antolin Alcaraz in the centre of his three-man defence, and he used James McArthur as a right-wing-back and Jordi Gomez in central midfield. Roberto Mancini picked Joe Hart despite having used Costel...
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Wigan stay up after a switch to 3-4-3

May 16, 2012
Wigan stay up after a switch to 3-4-3

The surprise package in the second half of Premier League season was the only side who switched to a back three on a permanent basis.
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Man City 1-0 Wigan: City start strongly, but half-time change in mentality nearly costs them

March 5, 2011
Man City 1-0 Wigan: City start strongly, but half-time change in mentality nearly costs them

David Silva scored the only goal of the game in a slow contest.
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Bolton 4-0 Wigan – when a thrashing isn’t really a thrashing

March 14, 2010

To look at the result of yesterday’s game at the Reebok Stadium – Bolton 4-0 Wigan – you’d assume that it was a thrashing. And in terms of the scoreline, it certainly was. But it doesn’t reflect the balance of play. Wigan had more attempts than Bolton during the game – and the same...
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