REPORT: Wigan Athletic 1 Ipswich Town 1

Wigan Athletic were held to a 1-1 draw by Ipswich Town on a thoroughly frustrating afternoon at the DW Stadium.

Latics edged the opening exchanges and deservedly took the lead midway through the first half.

After Tom Pearce had seen a cracking strike tipped over by former two-time Latics loanee Christian Walton, James McClean swung over an inviting corner from the right.

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Although Walton did well to keep out Gwion Edwards' flick header, he was powerless to prevent Callum Lang slotting home from close range.

There was a flashpoint just before the interval when Town forward Conor Chaplin was yellow-carded before appearing to stamp in the foot of Pearce.

However, referee Trevor Kettle took no further action - much to the frustration of the home players and supporters - and things threatened to boil over.

Town went close to a response when Lee Evans' free-kick was headed goalwards by Macauley Bonne, only for Ben Amos to make a very good save, diving to his left.

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Latics thought they'd doubled their advantage at the three-quarter mark when Lang played in Will Keane, who slotted past Walton.

The offside flag was up, though - wrongly, according to TV replays.

And Latics saw salt rubbed into their wounds when James Norwood fired home from close range after the defence was unable to clear a corner.

There was still time for Keane to win it late on.

But the former Town man somehow headed wide from Max Power's magnificent free-kick delivery, and the points were shared.

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