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Wigan Athletic take on Fleetwood Town this evening

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Last updated: Tuesday, 09 August, 2022, 21:35

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It’s all over here, Wigan exit the EFL Cup following a 1-0 defeat to Fleetwood. A first half header from Garner is the difference at Highbury.

90’ Three minutes added on

Three minutes here for Wigan to find a goal.


Shinnie fires a shot wide from just inside the box.

Wigan have stepped things up in the last few minutes.

Lynch does well to punch away a well hit free kick by Humphrys

74’ Half chance for Wigan

Scott Smith arrives late at the back post to get on the end of a corner, but can’t direct his header towards goal.

Nyambe’s outing comes to an end, with Kieran Lloyd replacing the defender.

Humphrys comes close, but just drags his shot wide from the edge of the box.

Never troubling the keeper, but more positive from Latics.


46’ Fleetwood come close

Danny Andrew produces a lovely curling shot, which hits the inside of the post but doesn’t cross the line.

McHugh off for Baba Adeeko.

Wigan trail at the break, with a Ged Garner header separating the two sides.

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