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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Graham Carey (27' PEN)
  • Will Grigg (29')
  • Gavin Massey (45'+3')
  • Dan Burn (69')

Wigan move five points clear at top of League One after Plymouth victory

Will Grigg, Gavin Massey and Dan Burn were on target for League One leaders Wigan Athletic as they ended Plymouth's eight-match unbeaten run with a 3-1 comeback win at Home Park.
Plymouth took a 27th-minute penalty lead through goal-scoring playmaker Graham Carey.
Carey had been fouled by Chey Dunkley cutting in from the left after fellow midfielder David Fox had found him with a superb cross-field ball.
Argyle's joy was relatively short-lived as Wigan levelled in their next attack, Nathan Byrne crossing from the right and Grigg sliding in to convert and restore parity on 29 minutes.
In first-half stoppage-time, Wigan countered at pace from their own half through Max Power in midfield and his ball through to Massey was turned in past a diving Remi Matthews and into the corner.
Power provided the cross - from a 69th-minute corner - which towering central defender Burn headed home to make it 3-1.
Carey nearly scored with his 47th-minute free-kick which Wigan's goalkeeper Christian Walton had to punch away as the visitors claimed maximum points to move five clear at the top.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Portsmouth 27 +21 57
2 Luton Town 27 +25 53
3 Sunderland 26 +22 52
4 Charlton Athletic 28 +15 50
5 Barnsley 26 +21 49
6 Peterborough United 27 +13 47
7 Doncaster Rovers 27 +14 45
8 Coventry City 28 -2 39
9 Blackpool 26 +2 38
10 Fleetwood Town 27 +5 35
11 Burton Albion 27 0 35
12 Southend United 27 0 35
13 Wycombe Wanderers 27 -3 35
14 Accrington Stanley 26 -8 35
15 Scunthorpe United 28 -17 33
16 Walsall 27 -14 32
17 Gillingham 27 -6 31
18 Shrewsbury Town 27 -6 30
19 Rochdale 28 -24 30
20 Bristol Rovers 27 -4 28
21 Oxford United 27 -10 27
22 Bradford City 27 -12 27
23 Plymouth Argyle 27 -15 27
24 AFC Wimbledon 27 -17 23