Wigan Athletic first-teamers get youth run-out

A very strong Wigan Athletic Under-23s side fell to a narrow 1-0 defeat to Watford at Christopher Park on Monday afternoon.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 9:57 pm
Thelo Aasgaard

With a host of first-teamers on show, Latics started well with Zach Clough hitting the bar inside 10 minutes, from a Corey Whelan cross.

Latics fell behind midway through the first half, Henry Wise finding the net for Watford.

But Latics will wonder how they didn't come away with at least a point after dominating the rest of the game.

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Adam Long, skipper Scott Smith and Alex Perry were all unable to hit the target from good positions, while Thelo Aasgaard saw a shot saved by the Watford goalkeeper.

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