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February 2, 2013 11:00 PM SGT
The DW Stadium — Wigan
Referee:‬ A. Marriner‎
Attendance:‬ 18598‎
 

Wigan - Southampton Preview: Latics aim to move out of bottom three with win over Saints

Roberto Martinez's side will go into the fixture looking for their first win in five Premier League games, after a poor run of form has left them stranded in the drop zone

By Nicholas McGee

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  PROBABLE LINEUPS

WIGAN ATHLETIC

Al-Habsi
Golobart, Caldwell, Figueroa
Stam, McCarthy, McArthur, Beausejour
Espinoza, Di Santo, Maloney

SOUTHAMPTON

Boruc
Clyne, Yoshida, Forren, Shaw
 Cork, Schneiderlin,
Puncheon, Ramirez, Lallana
Lambert


Wigan go into the contest beset by injury problems. Emerson Boyce (hamstring) is still a doubt, while Mike Pollitt (thigh), Antolin Alcaraz (groin), and Ryo Miyaichi (ankle) are all still out.

Ben Watson (broken leg) is still on the sidelines, Ivan Ramis (knee) is out for the rest of the season and Albert Crusat (knee) is also unavailable. Arouna Kone, meanwhile, is still at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Southampton have far less concerns, with only Guly Do Prado and Jose Fonte (both knee) out through injury.

Emmanuel Mayuka will not return in time from the Africa Cup of Nations in time to take part, however.

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Wigan have conceded at least two goals in six of their last seven home matches in the Premier League.
  • Southampton striker Rickie Lambert is just five goals shy of 100 career goals for the Saints.
  • This game marks only the second time that these two teams have met since 1986.
  • Saints have conceded in all but four of their Premier League matches this season.
  • Wigan have won just twice at the DW Stadium in the league this term.
  • Arouna Kone and Franco Di Santo have accounted for just over 40 per cent of the Latics' goals so far in the current campaign.


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Available Squads
26Ali Al HabsiGoalkeeper
5Gary CaldwellDefender
-Ronnie StamDefender
3Maynor FigueroaDefender
16James McCarthyMidfielder
16James McArthurMidfielder
-R. EspinozaMidfielder
22Jean BeausejourMidfielder
33Paul ScharnerMidfielder
9Franco Di SantoStriker
10Shaun MaloneyStriker
1JoelGoalkeeper
-Román GolobartDefender
-Eduard CampabadalDefender
19David JonesMidfielder
14Jordi GómezMidfielder
-Ángelo HenríquezStriker
15Callum McManamanStriker
31Artur BorucGoalkeeper
2Nathaniel ClyneDefender
3Maya YoshidaDefender
26Jos HooiveldDefender
23Luke ShawDefender
4Morgan SchneiderlinMidfielder
10G. RamírezMidfielder
18Jack CorkDefender
13Jason PuncheonMidfielder
7Rickie LambertStriker
9Jay RodriguezStriker
1Kelvin DavisGoalkeeper
13Daniel FoxDefender
2Frazer RichardsonDefender
8Steven DavisMidfielder
16James Ward-ProwseMidfielder
20Adam LallanaMidfielder
19Tadanari LeeStriker
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