Wigan Athletic ace desperate to 'keep momentum going

Jamie Jones insists Wigan Athletic will remain tunnel-visioned for the last three games that will decide their fate.

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 10:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 10:38 am
Jamie Jones

Latics remain four points clear of the League One relegation zone after all-but one of their relegation rivals won in midweek.

But Jones says there’s no need to look elsewhere – with Latics’ fate in their own hands.

“If you look what we have done in the last four games and since January, we’re playing great football and we deserve to be winning games,” he said.

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“Sometimes we haven’t had the rub of the green where we’ve got beat 1-0 on a few occasions where we didn’t deserve it.

“But we are turning our performances into results at a key part of the season.

“We went into Tuesday thinking we’d be a few more points clear, but it’s not meant to be this week.

“We are concentrating on ourselves and we’re going into each game looking after ourselves, not worried about the results elsewhere.

“We’re playing Burton at the weekend, but if it was Hull this Saturday, we’re confident going into the game thinking we can get a result - especially with how we’re playing.

“We are really strong, and we believe in each other.”

Latics were indebted to their skipper for a couple of brilliant saves in the 2-1 win at Shrewsbury – with one of them coming in the fifth added minute to secure a big win.

“It’s a save I’m there to do, and there to make,” he added.

“When the defence lets us down sometimes, we have to be there to help everyone out and Tuesday was one of those nights where I’ve helped them out in that perspective.

“They’ve been great all season. If you look at Saturday, I didn’t even have a save to make, and then you come to this game and they played brilliant.”

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