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10-20-2006, 06:53 PM
Wigan Athletic - Manchester City
Team GP W D L
Wigan Athletic FC 7 1 2 4
Manchester City 8 2 3 3

Home and away
League: Wigan 2 wins, Man City 2, Draws 0
Prem: Wigan 2 wins, Man City 0, Draws 0
at Wigan only
League: Wigan 1 win, Man City 1, Draws 0
Prem: Wigan 1 win, Man City 0, Draws 0

Manchester City have lost 13 and won just one of their last 16 Premiership away games Emile Heskey scored his first goal for Birmingham against Manchester City Wigan have only kept one clean sheet in the last 15 Premiership matches Wigan have won none of the last five Premiership north-west derbies Man City have won none of the last 10 Premiership north-west derbies away from Eastlands Athletic have only won one of their last 10 Premiership matches 82% of the goals Wigan have conceded so far this season have been scored in the second half the highest proportion in the top flight Wigan have attempted fewer crosses than any other team in the top flight so far Only Sheffield United have a worse conversion rate than City who have scored with just five per cent of their shots Only Watford have posted a worse passing accuracy than Wigan in the top flight this season. Athletic have connected with just 61% of their passes.
Wigan Man City
P Scharner 2
Top Goalscorer G Samaras 2

1.0 Average Goals Scored 0.8
1.6 Average Goals Conceded 1.1


Wigan Athletic 1
R Taylor (broken leg 2 months)
Manchester City 8
N Weaver (back 1 day)
S Ireland (hamstring 1 day)
D Beasley (ankle 10 days)
O Dabo (knee 3 weeks)
S Logan (broken leg 2 months)
D Vassell (knee 10 days)
A Isaksson (knee 3 weeks)
S Jihai (hamstring [no return date])
Many injuries for Manchester city and some of them are important and play at wigan stadium is always hard so I predict wigan to win.

WIGAN in need for a win and many injuries for city will bring home victory here!!!