Currently sitting at the bottom of the Championship table, Wigan has had it rough over the last five games
That’s despite manager Paul Cook’s efforts to help the team rise from the relegation zone. Earlier in December, Cook described West Brom as a pleasure for the team while preparing to welcome the baggies at the DW Stadium.
However, Cook was unable to take the much-needed win for Wigan after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Though a draw isn’t what most fans were hoping for, it seemed like a great start following the humiliating two losses against Luton Town and Wigan Athletic. However, it seems like those hoping for a win will have to go and find a bonus code for Bethard to stay entertained as we continue waiting.
Wigan continued to draw in the next three games against Huddersfield, Blackburn and Derby County, despite their brilliant performance on the pitch. Despite failing to win in over ten games, Paul Cook believes Wigan can still enjoy a good season following their third draw at Blackburn. As Paul and his men welcomed Derby County at the DW stadium on Boxing Day, they were quite motivated to take their game to the next level with their first home win in the last two months.
However, the team was devastated after dealing with the cruellest sucker punches only to concede the equalizing goal in the last minute. Wigan dominated the game while playing Derby county, recording 11 shots and four shots on target, while their opponent recorded seven and three, respectively.
The Latics possessed the ball for about 60% of the game, producing a very strong performance that every fan should be proud of. However, their efforts were fully fruitful as they failed to convert them into a victory. Following their fourth consecutive draw, Wigan fans went to Nottingham forest quite fed up with life at home. However, that feeling only got worse following their humiliating 1-0 defeat on the road.
Nottingham has been known to have a hard time playing against the Championship’s bottom side, though they managed to take the lead an hour into the game after Tobias Figueiredo received Tiago Silva’s corner with a header. Josh Windass got the chance to level it up and end the game in a draw during the 79th minute with a penalty shot, but Forest stopper Brice Samba was quick to stop his rather tame kick.
That has increased the pressure for manager Paul Cook from Latics Supporters, with some even calling for his departure. Cook remains optimistic about his team after their probing play against Nottingham, even though they lost. However, it doesn’t seem like the Latics manager will have any luck doing that any time soon, given his inability to take advantage of the good chances his team gets.
Cook will be looking to redeem himself in the Wednesday away match against Birmingham, before facing Leicester City on Saturday in the third round for the FA cup.
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