|Fitz Hall (Ryan Taylor, R, 65)|
|Luis Antonio Valencia (David Cotterill, 78)|
|Tim Cahill (James Beattie, 89)|
|Andrew Johnson, A (Victor Anichebe, 60)|
FULL TIME: WIGAN ATHLETIC 0-2 EVERTON: EVERTON complete a 2-0 victory over WIGAN with MIKEL ARTETA grabbing a second-half brace - but Andy Johnson is taken to hospital with a suspected broken ankle.
WIGAN ATHLETIC 0-2 EVERTON (ARTETA): ARTETA gets his second of the game with a neat left-footed finish from a Phil Neville cross.
James Beattie comes on to replace Tim Cahill
The fourth official signals three minutes of added time to be played
Wigan push forward in search of the equaliser but the visitors manage to clear their lines once more
Inswinging corner from Ryan Taylor causes confusion but is eventually cleared by Howard
Antonio Valencia is replaced by Dave Cotterill
Cahill lucky to escape a booking as he challenges late on Boyce
Davies with a snap-shot from 12 yards but again a shot flies wide of the target
McCulloch fires goalwards from 20 yards but misses wide of the left-hand post
Boyce returns the favour and brings down Anichebe with a hefty challenege
Foul by Anichebe on Boyce in the centre of the pitch
Fitz Hall replaced by Ryan Taylor
WIGAN ATHLETIC 0-1 EVERTON (ARTETA): ARTETA puts Everton 1-0 in front from the penalty spot after a foul from David Unsworth
Foul by David Unsworth on Victor Anichebe
Andy Johnson is replaced by Victor Anichebe after what looks to be a serious injury to his ankle
Wigan begin to exert pressure on the Everton goal but cannot find a way through
Lee McCulloch drills a header just over the bar from 12 yards
Shot by Denny Landzaat flies inches wide of Howard's right-hand upright
The second half gets underway
HALF TIME: WIGAN ATHLETIC 0-0 EVERTON: WIGAN and EVERTON grind out a goalless opening period with chances at a premium at the JJB Stadium.
YOBO booked for unsporting behaviour
The fourth official signals two minutes of added time to be played
A decent first half is running out of time as both teams try to push forward in what has been an open game so far
A great strike from Andrew Johnson from 18 yards produces a good block from Josip Skoko
Valencia brings down Osman 25yards out from goal, free-kick from Alan Stubbs is lumped into the area
Emmerson Boyce crosses well but Joseph Yobo with a towering header clears for the home side
Leighton Baines with a decent effort from range saved comfortably by Howard
Osman with a drilled right-footed effort from the left side of the area but the keeper saves well
A good challenge from Leon Osman wins the ball back for Everton
A right-footed curler from McCulloch is saved well by Howard
Shot by Denny Landzaat, the Wigan man volleyed right-footed from the right channel, missing inches left of the post.
Boyce clears well after good work on the edge of the area from Simon Davies
Arteta looks dangerous as he links up well in midfield with Valencia
Shot by Antonio Valencia drilled right-footed from right side of penalty area, great save from Tim Howard
A heavy challenge from Lee Carsley on Lee McCulloch results in a free-kick in their own half for Wigan
Kick off at the JJB Stadium.
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