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Match report
English Footie
League Cup: Round 1 (setup 4, season 35)
Wigan Athletic
v.
Doncaster Rovers
Formation:
4-3-3
League position:
8
Overall form:
Kristoffer NORDFELDT1Louis JONES
Formation:
4-3-3
League position:
13
Overall form:
Home form:
Callum CONNOLLY82Luke AYLING
Jack COLBACK36Shane LOWRY
Leonardo DA SILVA LOPES47Ilias CHAIR
Cédric KIPRÉ75Darryl LACHMAN
Cheyenne DUNKLEY66Djed SPENCE
Nick POWELL777Matty BLAIR
Gavin MASSEY787Robert SNODGRASS
Ola TOIVONEN89Alfie MAY
Ched EVANS6106Ben WHITEMAN
Joe GELHARDT711Jon TAYLOR
Manager
Sam MORSY12Tommy ROWE
Matija SARKIC13Daniel CROWLEY
Anthony PILKINGTON814Reo GRIFFITHS
Max POWER15Adam CLAYTON
Paul McSHANE16Ro-Shaun WILLIAMS

Wigan Athletic 3 Doncaster Rovers 1
(Half-time: 3-1, Attendance: 21,227, Stadium: DW Stadium, Referee: Christian BEECK 6½)
9 Toivonen, 18 Massey, 21 ColbackScorers31 Snodgrass
77 Colback <=> PilkingtonSubstitutions
Sendings off
74 PowellBookings29 Lowry
2Corners7
11Fouls16
6Offsides4
4Shots on4
9Shots off6
13Total shots10
1Shots saved3
58%Possession42%
Man of the match: Ola TOIVONEN
3BLAIR pulled away from KIPRÉ but hit the ball into the arms of the 'keeper.
5A corner fell to TOIVONEN who forced an effort wide.
9GOAL!! A nice run by POWELL on the right was capped by a great cross which TOIVONEN touched in at the far post. (1-0 Wigan Athletic)
11A penalty box scramble resulted in LOWRY driving the ball wide.
15A deadly shot from CHAIR was clawed past the post by NORDFELDT.
18GOAL!! The Doncaster Rovers 'keeper got into trouble with a backpass from AYLING and MASSEY managed to stab the ball home. (2-0 Wigan Athletic)
21GOAL!! MASSEY made space for COLBACK who, after an interchange of passes thirty yards out, glanced the ball past the Doncaster Rovers 'keeper. (3-0 Wigan Athletic)
25MASSEY waltzed round WHITEMAN and stroked a weak shot over.
29LOWRY booked for arguing with the referee.
31GOAL!! After some neat play on the right SNODGRASS came inside and fired the ball into the net. (3-1 Wigan Athletic)
32WHITEMAN flicked an easy chance past the far post.
37BLAIR made space on the right and dragged the ball to SNODGRASS who touched the ball wide.
 
49A twenty yard drive from GELHARDT caused the 'keeper no problem.
50SNODGRASS scuffed a simple chance.
54MASSEY shot wide.
64SNODGRASS ran onto a delightful ball from BLAIR but toe-poked his shot wide.
68DA SILVA LOPES played the ball to POWELL who headed it over.
69GELHARDT headed over.
73A weak shot from TOIVONEN rolled agonisingly wide.
74The referee yellow cards POWELL for violent conduct against LOWRY.
77SNODGRASS was put clear by CHAIR and he stepped inside the 'keeper but glanced his shot just beyond the near post.
81A free-kick from MASSEY went over the bar.
82An exceptional shot from MAY was dealt with by a useful parry from the 'keeper.
88The stunned JONES stared in disbelief as a backpass from CHAIR fell just wide.
90+3DUNKLEY beat a number of Doncaster Rovers players and blasted a great chance over the bar.