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Wigan 4 United 5: Sensational comeback sees Reds edge nine-goal thriller

Posted by nickogs20 on February 18, 2009

Wigan Athletic Man Utd
Wigan Athletic Reserves 4-5 Manchester United Reserves
Cywka 33, 54 Welbeck 11, 69
Kupisz 45 Macheda 62, 67
Holt 58 (pen) Martin 80

 
It’s been a relatively sedate reserve season so far – lots of tight, cagey affairs, a smattering of 0-0 draws and not too many goals. Typical then that the one time the fixture lists conspired to have the first-team in action at the same time, the attention-starved second string were taking part in a quite exhilarating clash with Wigan at Robin Park. Nine goals, eight yellow cards, one red, penalties given and not given… this one had it all, including – ultimately – an astonishing comeback that clinched a first win for the Reds in this fixture since the Latics joined the Premer League North in 2005.

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