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The referee blows for offside. Roman Golobart takes the free kick.
Eduard Campabadal produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Outswinging corner taken by Shaun Maloney from the right by-line, Nathan Baker makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eduard Campabadal by Andreas Weimann. Shaun Maloney crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Joe Bennett.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roger Espinoza by Darren Bent. Paul Scharner restarts play with the free kick.
Shaun Maloney fouled by Matthew Lowton, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Scharner restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Ron Vlaar by Arouna Kone results in a free kick. Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.
Gary Gardner replaces Ashley Westwood. Eduard Campabadal on for Emmerson Boyce.
Joe Bennett challenges Angelo Henriquez unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Shaun Maloney from right wing.
The ball is crossed by Joe Bennett.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Emmerson Boyce on Simon Dawkins. Emmerson Boyce is cautioned. Fabian Delph takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Roger Espinoza.
Matthew Lowton is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Paul Scharner takes the indirect free kick.
Angelo Henriquez takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
Shot by James McArthur.
Roger Espinoza challenges Matthew Lowton unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ashley Westwood from right channel.
James McArthur concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Westwood. Jordan Bowery replaces Gabriel Agbonlahor. Direct free kick taken by Joe Bennett.
The official flags Gabriel Agbonlahor offside. Roman Golobart takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Dawkins by James McCarthy. James McCarthy receives a yellow card for dissent. Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.
The referee blows for offside against Arouna Kone. Angelo Henriquez replaces Jordi Gomez. Ben Watson leaves the field to be replaced by Fraser Fyvie. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Unfair challenge on Paul Scharner by Simon Dawkins results in a free kick. Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Gabriel Agbonlahor from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emmerson Boyce by Ashley Westwood. Jordi Gomez delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Bradley Guzan makes a save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James McCarthy on Simon Dawkins. A cross is delivered by Joe Bennett, Ron Vlaar gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Wigan 2-2 Aston Villa.Assist by Joe Bennett.
Roger Espinoza delivers the ball, Emmerson Boyce takes a shot. Clearance made by Joe Bennett. Shot from deep inside the area by Emmerson Boyce clears the crossbar. (Aston Villa) makes a substitution, with Simon Dawkins coming on for Yacouba Sylla.
Ashley Westwood challenges Shaun Maloney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jordi Gomez takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Nathan Baker on Arouna Kone, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ben Watson.
Centre by Shaun Maloney, Joe Bennett manages to make a clearance.
Ben Watson takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
James McCarthy crosses the ball.
Roger Espinoza sends in a cross, Matthew Lowton gets a block in. Corner from left by-line taken by Shaun Maloney. Own goal by Nathan Baker. Wigan 2-1 Aston Villa.Ben Watson takes a shot. Blocked by Nathan Baker. The assist for the goal came from Ben Watson.
Arouna Kone sends in a cross, Nathan Baker makes a clearance.
Andreas Weimann has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Roman Golobart takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is sent over by Gabriel Agbonlahor.
Matthew Lowton sends in a cross, clearance by Emmerson Boyce.
Short corner taken by Shaun Maloney from the right by-line. Jordi Gomez takes a shot. Clearance by Joe Bennett.
Matthew Lowton concedes a free kick for a foul on Roman Golobart. Matthew Lowton goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Ben Watson.
Yacouba Sylla challenges Shaun Maloney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot comes in from Shaun Maloney from the free kick, Bradley Guzan makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Ashley Westwood, save by Ali Al Habsi.
Gabriel Agbonlahor delivers the ball, Roman Golobart gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line, Emmerson Boyce manages to make a clearance.
Ben Watson is penalised for a handball. Ashley Westwood delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Emmerson Boyce.
Joe Bennett crosses the ball, clearance by Roman Golobart.
Arouna Kone takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
Fabian Delph takes a shot. Blocked by James McArthur.
Ben Watson concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Lowton. Free kick taken by Joe Bennett.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Shaun Maloney. Bradley Guzan restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Andreas Weimann. Direct free kick taken by Ben Watson.
Shot from just outside the box by Jordi Gomez goes over the bar.
Joe Bennett takes a shot. Blocked by Roman Golobart.
Unfair challenge on Shaun Maloney by Yacouba Sylla results in a free kick. Ben Watson restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Roger Espinoza, Emmerson Boyce finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Wigan 1-1 Aston Villa.Assist by Roger Espinoza.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood played to the near post.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fabian Delph by Ben Watson. Direct free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Arouna Kone takes a shot. Blocked by Ron Vlaar. Corner from left by-line taken by Shaun Maloney.
Foul by James McArthur on Yacouba Sylla, free kick awarded. Bradley Guzan restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Andreas Weimann, clearance made by Emmerson Boyce.
Darren Bent grabs a goal from just outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Wigan 0-1 Aston Villa.Assist by Gabriel Agbonlahor.
Ben Watson concedes a free kick for a foul on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Joe Bennett, Ali Al Habsi makes a save.
Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor on Emmerson Boyce, free kick awarded. James McArthur restarts play with the free kick.
Wigan bow out with pride - Martinez
Wigan's eight-year spell in the Barclays Premier League comes to an end on Sunday, but it will be a moment for pride and not regret, according to manager Roberto Martinez.
The Latics' fate was sealed on Tuesday when they lost 4-1 to Arsenal so, instead of being a winner-takes-all clash, the best Wigan can do in Sunday's match against Aston Villa is go out on a high.
The squad will celebrate winning the FA Cup in the town on Monday evening, and Martinez will not let relegation rain on their parade.
He said: "It's been a tough lesson of what football is all about - real highs and real lows. In our case it was a real contrast - as high as you can get and as low as you can get.
"Tuesday night was really difficult, Wednesday was a difficult day, but after that you need to (move on).
"The support of the fans has helped. They have let everyone know at the football club that the FA Cup win is a historic win and we'll never lose that, our name will never disappear from that famous trophy.
"The position in the league is something we can correct, and that's something we have to do as a football club.
"It's a time to look back over the last eight seasons. To have over 300 consecutive games in the Barclays Premier League is an incredible achievement.
"In the last four years we've beaten all the top five teams, we've played everyone eye to eye and I think we've created a phenomenal history for our football club, which means that once the football club will come back at this level, it allows you to have that direction and try to look for a top-10 finish."
Callum McManaman will miss Wigan's final game of the season after suffering an ankle injury in the defeat by Arsenal.
Forward McManaman has damaged ankle ligaments and, although he does not need an operation, Martinez expects him to be out for up to three months, meaning he will also miss the European Under-21 Championships in Israel next month.
Martinez has concerns over a couple of knocks and niggles while wing-back Jean Beausejour will hope to return from a hamstring problem.
Aston Villa will be without suspended striker Christian Benteke.
The 19-goal forward has a ban to serve following his dismissal for two bookings in last weekend's defeat by Chelsea, possibly handing Darren Bent a rare start.
Right-back Matthew Lowton could return following a thigh problem while midfielder Karim El Ahmadi (also thigh) is back in contention, but defender Ciaran Clark (foot) misses out.
Boss Paul Lambert will begin plotting the second phase of his Aston Villa revolution as soon as the finale at Wigan is out of the way.
The Scottish manager will sit down individually with every one of his players next week to discuss the future before sending them away for their summer break.
He will seek to retain Benteke's services by rewarding the striker with a new deal along with several others who have impressed.
New faces will also arrive, but Lambert admits the blueprint will remain the same.
"You have to keep building," he said. "Next year will be really tough again. Finances dictate a lot of stuff.
"If you go and buy experienced players and names, they command a lot of money. I have to keep building this squad. It will have to be rebuilt. It's still in a transitional period.
"To develop it the way you want - not just the team but the club - you have to implement your own ideas and what you want to do. That's not just on the pitch but off it too."
Asked whether more experienced talent is needed in his squad after his young side struggled valiantly against relegation this term, Lambert said: "Not necessarily. What you're saying there in going for experienced players, as I said earlier, you go for that and the wages are massive.
"That's not what this club has to do. Not now. Not while I'm here. We have to work with what we have got. I know the remit. It's in transition."
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