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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Nick Powell (7')
  • Dan Burn (38')

Nick Powell and Dan Burn on target as Wigan extend lead at top

Goals from Nick Powell and Dan Burn ensured Wigan Athletic comfortably overcame the challenge of Fleetwood Town to record a 2-0 win at the DW Stadium and cement their position on top of Sky Bet League One.
It was a thoroughly miserable afternoon for Town boss Uwe Rosler, who was making his first return to the DW Stadium since being relieved of his duties as Wigan boss in November 2014.
The home side took only seven minutes to get into their stride, with Powell on hand to nod home a delightful cross from Lee Evans from the left.
Evans also played a key role in goal number two after 38 minutes, curling in a free-kick for Burn to head home into the top corner.
The closest Town came to a response was when Ashley Eastham headed against the bar from a George Glendon corner, with Christian Walton - on his return to the Wigan side - beaten.
But the visitors were unable to force the on-loan Brighton custodian into much work, and were indebted to their own goalkeeper, Alex Cairns, for keeping out a low shot from Latics substitute Ivan Toney in stoppage-time.

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