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  • Date:30 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The DW Stadium
  • Attendance:17,051
  • N'Zogbia (20)
  • Baines - pen (77)
Goal!

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92:20 +2.20

Effort on goal by Hugo Rodallega from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

92:10 +2.10

The ball is swung over by Maynor Figueroa.

90:42 +0.42

Franco Di Santo delivers the ball, Effort from inside the area by Hugo Rodallega misses to the right of the goal.

88:28

Franco Di Santo is caught offside. Tim Howard takes the free kick.

86:54

Seamus Coleman fouled by Maynor Figueroa, the ref awards a free kick. Caution for Maynor Figueroa. Phil Jagielka takes the free kick.

86:15

Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Save made by Tim Howard.

85:39

Centre by Emmerson Boyce, Franco Di Santo takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.

85:12

Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Tim Howard makes a save.

84:53

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jermaine Beckford. Ali Al Habsi takes the direct free kick.

83:19

A cross is delivered by Victor Moses.

82:21

Corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines, Ben Watson manages to make a clearance.

82:15

A cross is delivered by Magaye Gueye, Emmerson Boyce gets a block in.

81:27

Victor Anichebe leaves the field to be replaced by Magaye Gueye.

81:06

Jack Rodwell receives a caution.

80:58

The ball is delivered by Emmerson Boyce.

79:39

Franco Di Santo concedes a free kick for a foul on Tim Howard. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

79:05

Handball decision goes against Victor Moses. Direct free kick taken by Leighton Baines.

78:24

Franco Di Santo is brought on as a substitute for Tom Cleverley.

76:46

The referee gives a against Hugo Rodallega for handball. Leighton Baines scores a power penalty. Wigan 1-1 Everton.

76:31

Corner taken by Leighton Baines from the right by-line played to the near post.

75:36

Tom Cleverley concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Osman. Leighton Baines crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel.

75:06

Corner taken by Leighton Baines, clearance by Emmerson Boyce.

74:40

Corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines to the near post, Hugo Rodallega manages to make a clearance.

74:33

Centre by Tony Hibbert, Ben Watson manages to make a clearance.

73:11

Foul by Jack Rodwell on James McCarthy, free kick awarded. Gary Caldwell takes the free kick.

72:54

The ball is delivered by Tony Hibbert, clearance made by Antolin Alcaraz.

71:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Osman on Hugo Rodallega. Gary Caldwell takes the direct free kick.

70:29

Ben Watson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Victor Anichebe. Direct free kick taken by Phil Neville.

70:14

Tom Cleverley crosses the ball, clearance made by Phil Jagielka.

69:10

James McCarthy takes a shot. Blocked by Leon Osman.

68:49

Victor Moses takes a shot. Jack Rodwell gets a block in.

68:01

Leighton Baines challenges Victor Moses unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Watson crosses the ball in from the free kick, Sylvain Distin manages to make a clearance.

65:29

Jermaine Beckford on for Mikel Arteta. Tim Cahill goes off and Seamus Coleman comes on.

63:59

Leon Osman takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

62:34

Corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines, clearance made by Antolin Alcaraz.

62:20

A cross is delivered by Tony Hibbert, blocked by James McArthur.

60:34

Outswinging corner taken by Ben Watson, Tony Hibbert makes a clearance.

60:20

Victor Moses takes a shot. Tim Howard makes a save.

59:15

Outswinging corner taken by Ben Watson.

58:52

Emmerson Boyce sends in a cross, Phil Jagielka manages to make a clearance. Victor Moses takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.

57:15

Foul by Tony Hibbert on Maynor Figueroa, free kick awarded. Tony Hibbert is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Ali Al Habsi takes the free kick.

57:03

The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines.

55:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leon Osman by Maynor Figueroa. Leighton Baines crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

54:26

Ben Watson challenges Leon Osman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Leighton Baines.

54:07

Victor Moses has a headed effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

52:41

Mikel Arteta handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Victor Moses is brought on as a substitute for Charles N'Zogbia. Direct free kick taken by Ben Watson.

51:16

Mikel Arteta is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Emmerson Boyce takes the free kick.

50:48

The ball is sent over by Leon Osman, clearance by James McArthur.

50:19

A cross is delivered by Victor Anichebe.

49:30 +4.30

Charles N'Zogbia takes a shot. Save made by Tim Howard.

49:22 +4.22

Emmerson Boyce delivers the ball.

48:05

Phil Neville fouled by James McArthur, the ref awards a free kick. Phil Jagielka takes the direct free kick.

47:15 +2.15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James McCarthy by Jack Rodwell. Antolin Alcaraz takes the free kick.

47:02

Tom Cleverley crosses the ball, Sylvain Distin makes a clearance.

44:31

Tim Cahill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emmerson Boyce. Gary Caldwell takes the free kick.

43:15

James McArthur on for Mohamed Diame.

41:13

Antolin Alcaraz fouled by Victor Anichebe, the ref awards a free kick. Ali Al Habsi takes the direct free kick.

38:47

Unfair challenge on Jack Rodwell by Mohamed Diame results in a free kick. Mohamed Diame is shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

37:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leighton Baines on Charles N'Zogbia. Direct free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

34:24

Charles N'Zogbia gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Leon Osman. Placed penalty taken by Mikel Arteta saved by Ali Al Habsi. Wigan 1-0 Everton.

33:49

Short corner worked by Leighton Baines.

32:57

Leighton Baines crosses the ball, Ali Al Habsi makes a comfortable save.

30:58

Mikel Arteta challenges Emmerson Boyce unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

30:06

Leighton Baines takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post.

28:38

Maynor Figueroa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leon Osman. Free kick crossed left-footed by Leighton Baines from right wing, Maynor Figueroa makes a clearance.

28:18

Centre by Phil Neville, clearance made by Gary Caldwell.

27:50

Tim Cahill produces a cross, Maynor Figueroa gets a block in.

23:02

Inswinging corner taken by Leighton Baines from the right by-line, Emmerson Boyce makes a clearance.

22:44

Leon Osman takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

21:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Watson by Leon Osman. Ali Al Habsi takes the free kick.

20:37

A goal is scored by Charles N'Zogbia from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Wigan 1-0 Everton.The assist for the goal came from James McCarthy.

19:44

The ball is swung over by Emmerson Boyce, Leighton Baines makes a clearance.

18:46

Mikel Arteta crosses the ball.

17:56

Maynor Figueroa delivers the ball.

15:22

Unfair challenge on Tim Cahill by Gary Caldwell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Rodwell.

14:36

The ball is sent over by Leon Osman.

12:47

The referee penalises Leighton Baines for handball. Gary Caldwell takes the direct free kick.

12:33

Leon Osman produces a cross.

10:27

The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines.

8:46

Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Anichebe on Antolin Alcaraz. Free kick taken by Antolin Alcaraz.

7:57

The ball is crossed by Leighton Baines, Ben Watson makes a clearance.

7:08

Leighton Baines produces a cross, Maynor Figueroa makes a clearance.

6:02

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Charles N'Zogbia, save by Tim Howard.

5:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Antolin Alcaraz by Tim Cahill. Direct free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

3:23

Maynor Figueroa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Victor Anichebe. Phil Jagielka takes the free kick.

1:39

Hugo Rodallega produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

Match Preview

Latics welcome back Figueroa Maynor Figueroa returns for Wigan's Barclays Premier League clash against Everton at the DW Stadium. The Honduras defender has missed relegation-threatened Latics' last two games through suspension. Veteran goalkeeper Mike Pollitt is unavailable after a minor elbow operation but Chris Kirkland will provide bench cover for first-choice Ali Al Habsi. Roberto Martinez's men are otherwise at full strength for their penultimate home match of the season. Wigan had lifted themselves out of the relegation zone for the first time in three months with victory at Blackpool a fortnight ago. Sunderland's poor form prior to last week's trip to the Stadium of Light then offered hope of recording back-to-back wins for the first time this season but the 4-2 loss was a heavy blow. Despite the setback, Martinez remains confident and does not feel his team need to resort to desperate measures. He said: "There is nothing different for us, it is not all of a sudden that we see ourselves in this situation. "We have been dealing with this situation for the last six months. "From our point of view, nothing changes. We have found a very good level of performance in the last 10 games and we need to carry on with that until the last day of the campaign. "The points tally we thought was going to be needed has probably dropped slightly but I still think you will need around 40 points. "That will be affected by the results of the teams that are going to play against each other in the last four games but I don't think you can look further than the next game. "For us it is the most important fixture of the season and that is the way we have to treat it." Seventh-placed Everton would appear to have little to play for this weekend having long since pulled clear of relegation danger but having left it too late for a serious European push. But the Merseysiders can still boast good form having gone seven games unbeaten prior to last week's 1-0 loss at Manchester United. Martinez said: "Their points return over the last 12 games has been phenomenal. "If you look at the experienced players they have got, they are a team that is capable of competing against anyone. "Unless you are at your best, you will not be able to compete against them." Wigan have often been criticised for their poor attendances but Martinez expects a big crowd for the penultimate home game of the season. He said: "The support from the crowd is vital at this critical stage of the season and I have no doubt we are going to get that atmosphere." Mikel Arteta could come into contention for Everton. The Spanish playmaker has missed the last five games with a hamstring injury but has been involved in training this week. Midfielder Tim Cahill, who came off the bench at Manchester United last week, should be in the squad but is still unlikely to start due to a foot problem. Utility man John Heitinga (hamstring) is doubtful while Louis Saha and Marouane Fellaini are out for the season with ankle injuries. Everton are seventh in the table after finding form over the past two months. The Toffees were unbeaten in seven games prior to last week's loss at Manchester United and their strong run is bringing a generally disappointing campaign to a positive conclusion. Everton, restricted by a small squad and limited funds for transfers, spent most of the first half of the season in the bottom half. Moyes said: "This is probably the position where most people would have put us. Most people would have said we'd be between fifth and eighth. "I'm disappointed because I felt we could have gone one better than that. "But there is still enough to play for, we have tried to emphasise to the players it is important we stay near the top. "That is where we want to be and I have not seen any signs from the players to suggest they think any different." Everton end the season with home games against Manchester City and Chelsea, either side of a match at West Brom.

Formation:4231Manager: Roberto Martinez

Wigan

Formation: 4411Manager: David Moyes

Everton

  • Ali Al Habsi
  • Emmerson Boyce
  • Gary Caldwell
  • Antolin Alcaraz
  • Maynor Figueroa
  • Mohamed Diame
  • Ben Watson
  • Charles N'Zogbia
  • James McCarthy
  • Tom Cleverley
  • Hugo Rodallega
  • SUBS
  • Chris Kirkland
  • Steve Gohouri
  • Franco Di Santo
  • Victor Moses
  • Jordi Gomez
  • James McArthur
  • Conor Sammon

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Match Report

Baines returns to haunt Latics Former Wigan man Leighton Baines smashed home a late penalty to deny his old club a vital victory as they were held 1-1 against Everton. Relegation-threatened Latics looked on course for three much-needed Barclays Premier League points as they clung onto a 21st-minute lead given to them by an excellent Charles N'Zogbia strike at the DW Stadium. However, after Ali Al Habsi saved one Mikel Arteta spot-kick, Wigan's luck ran out as Baines struck from 12 yards on 77 minutes after a Hugo Rodallega handball. Wigan finished strongly but Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard was outstanding in the closing minutes. Wigan dictated the pace for most of the game and threatened in the second minute as Rodallega put James McCarthy through on goal, but Howard beat him to the ball. Rodallega had a sight of goal moments later as he raced onto a Ben Watson pass, but the Colombian shot wide under pressure from Sylvain Distin. Everton looked most threatening early on when Baines, sold for #6million to the Toffees four years ago, and a fit-again Arteta linked on the left. Leon Osman also whipped in a good cross for Victor Anichebe, who controlled well with his back to goal but was unable to turn. Yet Wigan were the more adventurous and fully deserved to go ahead. Their breakthrough came after McCarthy picked out N'Zogbia in the area with a delicate chip over the defence. The Frenchman's control initially let him down and he then stumbled as Howard challenged, but he recovered quickly and turned to curl the ball home from a tight angle. Despite the goal being just reward for their endeavours, Wigan perhaps began to show their anxiety as they quickly started to sit back. Everton almost grabbed an immediate equaliser through Osman but Al Habsi palmed over a fierce shot. Wigan invited more pressure and survived a scare when a dangerous Baines free-kick was headed behind by Maynor Figueroa for a corner. Everton were handed a glorious chance to equalise in the 35th minute when N'Zogbia was caught out by a short Baines free-kick and tripped Osman in the corner of the area. Despite Baines having scored the Toffees' last two penalties, Arteta took responsibility and was denied as Al Habsi saved superbly to his left. It was a moment that re-energised the home crowd but Wigan suffered a blow shortly before the break as Mohamed Diame was forced off injured. Scotland midfielder James McArthur took his place. N'Zogbia had a chance to add a second on the stroke of half-time when a cross dropped to him after beating Rodallega, but Howard parried his powerful drive. Everton controlled possession in the early stages of the second half and Wigan encountered more problems when N'Zogbia limped off with a hamstring injury after 53 minutes and was replaced by Victor Moses. Moses immediately took on N'Zogbia's creative mantle and brought two good saves out of Howard within minutes of coming on. His first effort came after he showed persistence when Everton closed him out on the edge of the area. The 20-year-old calmly moved away from goal and fed Emmerson Boyce, whose cross was blocked by Phil Jagielka. Moses followed up on the rebound but Howard turned the ball away for a corner from point-blank range. The American then palmed over another well-struck shot from Moses from just inside the area. Wigan had a moment of alarm when Al Habsi spilled an Osman shot but the on-loan Bolton goalkeeper quickly gathered at the second attempt. Everton tried to freshen up their side by sending on Seamus Coleman and Beckford for Arteta and Tim Cahill. Moses wreaked more havoc when he beat Baines and cut inside Jack Rodwell to shoot but his effort was blocked. McCarthy seized on the loose ball but was also frustrated as desperate Everton defenders twice got in the way of his shots from the edge of the area. But Wigan were punished for another error as Rodallega needlessly handled at a corner and referee Lee Mason pointed to the spot for a second time. This time Baines ensured there was no let-off as he blasted the ball into the roof of the net. Wigan upped the tempo in a late effort to reclaim the lead and Everton had Howard to thank for keeping them at bay. He saved twice from Rodallega, beat away a Watson drive and clutched an acrobatic effort from Franco di Santo. Moses also had a chance after a goalmouth scramble in injury time but fired well over.

Form Guide

    LWDLWL
  • Wigan
  • VS
  • Everton
  • DWDWWL

Last Meetings

  • Everton
  • 0 - 0
  • Wigan
  • 11/12/2010
  • Wigan
  • 0 - 1
  • Everton
  • 30/01/2010
  • Everton
  • 2 - 1
  • Wigan
  • 30/08/2009
  • Everton
  • 4 - 0
  • Wigan
  • 05/04/2009
  • Wigan
  • 1 - 0
  • Everton
  • 24/11/2008
  • Wigan
  • 1 - 2
  • Everton
  • 20/01/2008

Top Scorers

Wigan

  • H Rodallega 8
  • C N'Zogbia 5
  • T Cleverley 4
  • J McCarthy 3
  • S Gohouri 1
  • AV Alcaraz 1
  • B Watson 1
  • R Stam 1
  • M Figueroa 1
  • M Diame 1
  • J Gomez 1
  • V Moses 1
  • F Di Santo 1

Everton

  • T Cahill 9
  • L Saha 7
  • J Beckford 7
  • S Coleman 4
  • L Osman 3
  • M Arteta 3
  • L Baines 2
  • D Bilyaletdinov 2
  • P Neville 1
  • P Jagielka 1
  • S Distin 1
  • J Heitinga 1
  • M Fellaini 1

Goals

Wigan

    • Total goals 91
    • Goals per game 34
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Everton

    • Total goals 104
    • Goals per game 47
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 10 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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