Huddersfield 1-2 Wigan: Lang nets a winner for the Latics

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Huddersfield on home loss to Wigan Athletic at John Smith’s Stadium on Tuesday. Huddersfield were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last match 1-0 to Blackpool. Wigan Athletic, meanwhile, were coming from a 2-1 win against Luton Town. Huddersfield are now in 23rd place on the table and have 4 points while Wigan Athletic sit in 8th with 13 points after 10 matches.

Wigan Athletic started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Will Keane gave them the lead, 25 minutes in, ending the first half 1-0.

Huddersfield took the initiative in the second half, when Tom Lees found the net, at 76 minutes. Wigan Athletic in turn, then responded on the 82 minute mark, grabbing the lead with an effort from Callum Lang, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

Substitutions for Huddersfield included Patrick Jones, Kaine Kesler Hayden, Faustino Anjorin and Jordan Rhodes for Sorba Thomas, Ollie Turton, Duane Holmes and Luke Mbete-Tatu, respectively. Wigan Athletic brought on Tom Naylor, Charlie Wyke, Nathan Broadhead and Jason Kerr, to replace Will Keane, Josh Magennis, Callum Lang and Thelo Aasgaard.

There were bookings for Luke Mbete-Tatu from Huddersfield. For Wigan Athletic, Callum Lang and Graeme Shinnie saw yellow.

Wigan Athletic and Huddersfield will next play at home to Reading and Cardiff City respectively.

Technical card:
Huddersfield Town:Lee Nicholls, Danny Ward, Michal Helik, Ollie Turton (Kaine Kesler Hayden, min.46), Tom Lees, Yuta Nakayama, Jack Rudoni, Duane Holmes (Faustino Anjorin, min.57), David Kasumu, Sorba Thomas (Patrick Jones, min.46) and Luke Mbete-Tatu (Jordan Rhodes, min.65)
Wigan Athletic:Jamie Jones, Callum Lang (Nathan Broadhead, min.85), Josh Magennis (Charlie Wyke, min.77), Ryan Nyambe, Will Keane (Tom Naylor, min.76), Thelo Aasgaard (Jason Kerr, min.85), Graeme Shinnie, Max Power, James McClean, Curtis Tilt and Jack Whatmough
Stadium:John Smith’s Stadium
Goals:Will Keane (0-1, min. 25), Tom Lees (1-1, min. 76) and Callum Lang (1-2, min. 82)