Wigan - Norwich City Preview: Martinez's men look to escape relegation
The Latics could lift themselves out of the bottom three with another home victory over the Canaries who have won just once on the road all season in the league
By Jak Penny
Scharner, Alcaraz, Figuero
Boyce, McCarthy, Gomez, Beausejour
McArthur, Kone, Maloney
Martin, Turner, Bassong, Garrido
Bennett, Hoolahan, Snodgrass
Callum McManaman escaped punishment from the Football Association for his knee-high challenge on Newcastle defender Massadio Haidara but the Wigan forward could be out of his side's clash with Norwich due to an ankle problem.
Albert Crusat and Ivan Ramis remain out with knee problems, while Ben Watson is still recovering from a broken leg.
John Ruddy could return from a hip injury to replace the suspended Mark Bunn in goal.
Alexander Tettey (knee) has an outside chance of featuring for the Canaries but fellow midfield duo Anthony Pilkington (hamstring) and Andrew Surman (knee) are still sidelined.
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Wigan have the worst home record in the Premier League having managed just 13 points this term. QPR have also secured the same number of points at home but they have a better goal difference.
- The Latics have tasted defeat by a one-goal margin on eight occasions this term but have won six times by the same difference.
- Arouna Kone (pictured right) is Wigan's top Premier League scorer with nine goals this term
- Wes Hoolahan has scored in each of Norwich's three Premier League fixtures with Wigan earning his side four points in the process.
- No player has committed more fouls in the Premier League this season than Norwich City striker Grant Holt).
- Norwich have won just once away from home all season.
|Make a deposit now and earn up to SGD 388 bonus from 188BET!|
|Sign up with Ladbrokes for a free bet up to $100|
Top 3 Predictions
Wigan Athletic 2-1 Norwich City
- 18.99 %
Wigan Athletic 2-0 Norwich City
- 15.19 %
Wigan Athletic 1-1 Norwich City
- 11.39 %
|England - Premier League (EPL)||Mar 30, 2013||Wigan Athletic 1 - Norwich City 0|
|England - Premier League (EPL)||Dec 15, 2012||Norwich City 2 - Wigan Athletic 1|
|England - Premier League (EPL)||Mar 12, 2012||Norwich City 1 - Wigan Athletic 1|
|England - Premier League (EPL)||Aug 13, 2011||Wigan Athletic 1 - Norwich City 1|
|Mar 1, 2014||Nottingham Forest 1 - Wigan Athletic 4||ENG2|
|Feb 22, 2014||Brighton & Hove Albion 1 - Wigan Athletic 2||ENG2|
|Feb 19, 2014||Wigan Athletic 2 - Barnsley 0||ENG2|
|Feb 15, 2014||Cardiff City 1 - Wigan Athletic 2||FA|
|Feb 12, 2014||Sheffield Wednesday 0 - Wigan Athletic 3||ENG2|
|26||Ali Al Habsi||Goalkeeper|
|9||Franco Di Santo||Striker|
Times In SGT
Live Final scheduled Suspended Cancelled Postponed