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The Stats: Wigan Athletic

Our statistical preview of Tuesday night’s visitors

22 October 2018

The Sky Bet Championship rolls on under the lights of The Den this Tuesday night (7:45pm) as Millwall look to bounce back from the weekend defeat at Reading, with Paul Cook’s Wigan Athletic this week’s visitors. Here are the recent stats regarding The Latics, including a look back to previous meetings between the two sides.


Championship record: 8th – Played 11, Points 20 – Won 6, Drew 2, Lost 5 – Scored 15, Conceded 16 (GD -1)

Top scorer: Nick Powell, four goals



Sky Bet League One position: 1st (promoted)

League record: Played 46, Points 98 – Won 29, Drew 11, Lost 6 – Scored 89, Conceded 29 (GD +60)

FA Cup: Quarter-Finals (won 2-1 v Crawley Town (H), drew 1-1 v AFC Fylde (A), won 3-2 v AFC Fylde (H, replay), drew 2-2 v AFC Bournemouth (A), won 3-0 v AFC Bournemouth (H, replay), won 2-0 v West Ham United (H), won 1-0 v Manchester City (H), lost 0-2 v Southampton (H))

Carabao Cup: Second round (won 2-1 v Blackpool (H), lost 4-1 v Aston Villa (A))

Top scorer: Will Grigg, 19 goals

Top assists: Max Power, Lee Evans, Michael Jacobs, seven assists

Most appearances: Dan Burn, 45 appearances



Transfers in: Josh Windass (Rangers), Joe Garner (Ipswich Town), Cedric Kipre (Motherwell), Kal Naismith (Portsmouth), Christian Walton (Brighton & Hove Albion, loan), Dan Burn (Brighton & Hove Albion, return on loan), Leonardo da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United), Callum McManaman (Sunderland), Lee Evans (Sheffield United), Reece James (Chelsea, loan), Callum Connolly (Everton, loan), Antonee Robinson (Everton, loan), Darron Gibson (free agent)

Transfers out: Dan Burn (Brighton & Hove Albion, return on loan), Sam Stubbs (Middlesbrough), Reece James (Sunderland), Noel Hunt (Waterford), Andy Kellett (Notts County), David Perkins (Rochdale), Donervon Daniels (Blackpool), Luke Burke (AFC Fylde), Ryan Colclough (Scunthorpe United), Max Power (Sunderland), Craig Morgan (Fleetwood Town), Devante Cole (Burton Albion, loan), Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic, loan), Jordan Flores (Ostersund, loan), Jamie Walker (Peterborough United, loan), Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town), Terell Thomas (AFC Wimbledon)


Past record:

Millwall wins: 12

Draws: 10

Wigan wins: 7


Last five meetings:

1st March 2016 – Millwall 0-0 Wigan

29th September 2015 – Wigan 2-2 Millwall: Jacobs, Grigg; Onyedinma, Beevers

14th April 2015 – Millwall 2-0 Wigan: Abdou, Gueye

21st October 2014 – Wigan 0-0 Millwall

8th April 2014 – Wigan 0-1 Millwall: Edwards

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