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Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers meet forces at The DW Stadium, in a match for the 39 th round of the Championship. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 23‑12‑2019, the two teams tied (0‑0). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has recorded 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 28‑11‑2018, in a Championship match that ended with the victory of Wigan Athletic by (3‑1). The goals of the match were scored by G. Roberts (37 ‘), J. Vaughan (54’) and C. McManaman (86 ‘), for Wigan Athletic, and D. Burn (83′ Autogolo), for Blackburn Rovers. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Blackburn Rovers presents considerable differences in results at home and away.
Wigan Athletic :
The home team is currently in 20th place, with 41 points won, after 10 wins, 11 draws and 16 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against West Bromwich Albion, by (0‑1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Luton Town, by (0‑0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 19 suffered; against 5 victories, 5 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium, with 15 goals scored and 18 suffered. In their last 10 home matches for the championship, Wigan Athletic have won 2, tied 5 and lost 3, winning 11 points in 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half-time was 0‑0 (7 in 18 games). His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 11 of the last 18 that have played there were less than 3 goals. In 37 matches in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 18 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 8 of their 22 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Wigan Athletic comes into this game motivated, after a 0x2 away win on the visit to Huddersfield: Jamal Lowe and Pilkington scored the team’s goals. The home team usually acts in a 4-3-3, favoring a style of play of constant transitions, trying to take advantage of some error of the rival. The three arrows pointed at the rival’s goal will be Lowe, Jacobs and Moore and the player responsible for defining and leading the attacks of his team is midfielder Pilkington. The coach should not be able to count on Dunkley and Roberts, turned over to the medical department.
Blackburn Rovers :
After 14 wins, 11 draws and 12 losses, the visiting team is currently in 10th position, with 53 points won. In their last match, they lost to Derby County away by (3‑0), after in the previous match having tied at home, in a match against Swansea City, by (2‑2). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 away games for the championship, Blackburn Rovers has recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 15 points out of 30 possible. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 16 of the last 18 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 37 matches in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Blackburn comes into this performance after a 3-1 home win with Bristol City, returning to the wins after four straight winless games in this second division: Armstrong, Evans and Adarabioyo scored the team’s goals. The visiting team usually acts in a 4-4-2, favoring a slower style of play and channeling its attacks through the central zone. At the individual level we highlight striker Armstrong, a player who has scored 12 goals so far. The coach should not be able to count on Buckley, because he is suspended.
Wigan vs Blackburn head to head matches
23.12.19 CHA Blackburn Wigan 0 : 0
12.03.19 CHA Blackburn Wigan 3 : 0
28.11.18 CHA Wigan Blackburn 3 : 1
04.03.18 LO Blackburn Wigan 2 : 2
28.10.17 LO Wigan Blackburn 0 : 0