Wigan is on the penultimate position, 6 points and maintaining Championship next season. This comes after a victory away to Reading 1-0. The only goal of the game came in the 17th minute, the author of the Jason Pierce. It was the only win in eight previous rounds. From last 6 games at home in the league, Wigan earned a single point, scoring 3 goals, all between 60 and 64 minutes.
In the duel Wigan vs Charlton, Chris Herd will miss the hosts. He was injured in the match against Reading and will miss the rest of the season. Thus, Herd was turned back at Aston Villa, where it was borrowed.
Wigan Probable team (4-4-2): Al Habs – Perch, Maguire, Pearce, Taylor – Ojo, Kim Kvist, McClean – Clark, Fortune
Charlton escaped relegation worries for now, being 6 points ahead “red zone”. In the last round, it came home to Brentford 3-0. It was the only victory in the last 14 rounds of the Championship. One point earned coached by Damian Matthew and Guy Luzon in the previous 5 trips, scoring only once. It happens in the last match on foreign land, against those of Middlesbrough, in defeat 1-3. Israeli Guy Luzon said Alou Diarra train with Charlton and could sign soon. Chris Eagles is another name that Charlton signed a few days ago, he came to Manchester United.
Charlton Probable team (4-2-3-1): Henderson – Solly, Ben Haim, Johnson, Wiggins – Gudmundsson, Jackson-Cousins, Vetokele, Bulot – Watt
The tour Charlton went to Wigan 2-1. Cousins opened the scoring for the guests in 8 minutes, Callum McManaman for guests equaling 22 minute Franck Moussa managed the winning goal in overtime game. The last direct meeting with Wigan as host, it passed 2-1. The guests opened the scoring in the 3rd minute, 88th minute equalizer coming just in Jordi Gomez brought all 3 points in overtime. Wigan vs Charlton bull duel is Chris Kavanagh, at his debut season in the Championship. He also refereed a Charlton late last year, wiping it away to Ipswich, 0-3. Wigan and refereed one this season in the 1-2 defeat on foreign land in front of Sheffield Wednesday.