Wigan star Hendry Thomas's glaring miss nets Latics worst finishers tag

06 December 2010 12:17
Hendry Thomas's shocking miss costWigan a rare win overStoke on Saturday andleft them nursing the tagas the Barclays PremierLeague's worst finishers.

The midfielder spurnedan open goal from sixyards out in the 2-2 draw.

But Thomas is not thefirst Wigan player tomiss a sitter in a seasonwhere his side havemanaged just 13 leaguegoals in 16 games. 

Glaring miss: Hendry Thomas missed a sitter against Stoke on Saturday

AntolinAlcaraz was guilty of amore embarrassing missat Tottenham in Augustbut the defenderescaped ridiculebecause Wigan won 1-0.


Goals to shots ratioWIGAN 7.93%WEST HAM8.54%FULHAM 9.30%EVERTON9.73%LIVERPOOL10.63%

A lack of goals is costingWigan dear this seasonwith top scorer HugoRodallega netting onlyfour times so far.

Summer signing MauroBoselli has failed toscore a Premier Leaguegoal since his £6marrival from Estudiantes.

The stats suggest Wiganboss Roberto Martinezshould demand hisfrontmen spend moretime brushing up ontheir shooting skills.

Wigan have the worstgoals-to-shotspercentage in thePremier League at ashocking 7.93.

Manchester United arethe division's top scorerswith 35 goals and arealso the most deadly,scoring with nearly a fifth of their shots.

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Source: Daily_Mail