• 9 Aug 2014, Kick Off 3:00pm
  • Ref: Mark Brown
  • Competition: Championship
  • DW Stadium, Wigan
Wigan Athletic
2
2
Reading
93' James McArthur
27' Callum McManaman
 
Result
77' Sean Morrison
71' Shaun Cummings
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    • 1Carson
    • 24Perch
    • 17Boyce
    • 30Kiernan
    • 3Taylor
    • 14Huws
    • 19Cowie
    • 16McArthur
    • 15McManaman
    • 9Oriol Riera
    • 33Waghorn
    • 1Federici
    • 2Gunter
    • 6Morrison
    • 5Pearce
    • 24Cummings
    • 22Blackman
    • 15Hector
    • 11Obita
    • 25Taylor
    • 17Edwards
    • 7Pogrebnyak
    • 32Fortuné
    • 25Barnett
    • 4Ramis
    • 26Al-Habsi
    • 20Fyvie
    • 2Tavernier
    • 10Maloney

    Wigan Athletic

    Starting line up
    Formation 4-3-3
    • 1 S. Carson
    • 24 J. Perch
    • 17 E. Boyce
    • 30 R. Kiernan
    • 3 A. Taylor (Fortuné '81)
    • 14 E. Huws
    • 19 D. Cowie (Tavernier '72)
    • 16 J. McArthur
    • 15 C. McManaman
    • 9 O. Riera Magem
    • 33 M. Waghorn (Maloney '64)

    Reading

    Starting line up
    Formation 4-4-1-1
    • 1 A. Federici
    • 2 C. Gunter
    • 6 S. Morrison
    • 5 A. Pearce
    • 24 S. Cummings
    • 22 N. Blackman
    • 15 M. Hector
    • 11 J. Obita
    • 25 J. Taylor (Cox '60)
    • 17 R. Edwards (Guthrie '60)
    • 7 P. Pogrebnyak
    Substitutes
    • 32 M. Fortuné
    • 25 L. Barnett
    • 4 I. Ramis
    • 26 A. Al-Habsi
    • 20 F. Fyvie
    • 2 J. Tavernier
    • 10 S. Maloney
    Substitutes
    • 28 A. Kuhl
    • 37 J. Stacey
    • 27 C. Tanner
    • 10 S. Cox
    • 8 D. Guthrie
    • 20 A. McCarthy
    • 16 H. Akpan
    • 2 Goals 2
    • 1 First Half Goals 0
    • 3 Shots On Target 4
    • 3 Shots Off Target 5
    • 0 Hit Woodwork 1
    • 1 Yellow Cards 1
    • 17 Fouls 16
    • 2 Offsides 1
    • 1 Hand Balls 1
    • 42.7 Possession % 57.3
    • 281 Total Passes 379
    • 185 Accurate Passes 264
    • 12 Crosses 15
    • 1 Accurate Crosses 3
    • 2 Corners 5
    • 19 Tackles Won 12
    • 21 Total Tackles 15
    • 2 Blocks 2
    • 2 Blocked Scoring Attempts 2
    • 10 Interceptions 17
    • 53 Clearances 33
    • 53 Effective Clearances 33
    • 29 Headed Clearances 22
    • 2 Keeper Saves 1
    • 3 Keeper Throws 3
    • 3 Accurate Keeper Throws 3
    • 6 Goal Kicks 8
    • 1 Accurate Goal Kicks 6

    Wigan Athletic vs Reading

    Wigan have gone five league games unbeaten against Reading, winning the last four.

    Reading are without a league win against Wigan at the DW Stadium in five attempts, losing four (D1).

    Wigan dropped a league-low six points from leading positions last season (excluding playoffs).

    Wigan are winless in their last six opening day fixtures held on home soil, losing three and drawing three.

    Reading have won just one of their last seven matches on the opening day of the season (D5 L1), though this did arrive last term against Ipswich.

    Reading's Alex McCarthy made a league-high 175 saves in 2013/14.

    No side scored more goals from set-pieces in the Championship last season than Reading (27).

    No player has created more chances for Wigan last season than Ben Watson (52).

    Reading's Alex Pearce won 265 aerial duels last season, more than any other Championship defender.

    Garath McCleary provided 12 assists in 2013/14, seven more than any other Reading player.