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Wigan pick up crucial point at Rotherham

Josh Windass with his 3rd goal in 3 games

In tricky conditions, Wigan Athletic maintained a 7 point gap to the relegation zone with a 1-1 draw in South Yorkshire.

Pre-match plans were disrupted when Lee Evans pulled out with illness and Nick Powell dashed home to attend the birth of his second child and their cause was further hampered when new boy Danny Fox was stretchered off unconscious after a bang to the face.

Moments after the long delay to treat Fox, the home side took the lead, through a firm header from Clark Robertson - at that point probably a deserved lead for the Millers who had dominated the early possession.

However, the goal sparked Latics in to life and while their heads could have easily dropped they were back level. A slick move setting up Josh Windass inside the penalty area who fired home from a tight angle.

The second half was pretty much a non-event, with few chances and a game spoiled by the strong wind and a persistent referee's whistle.

Here are the thoughts of manager Paul Cook. 

Chey Dunkley stood up strong today. 

Here's new boy Beni Baningime. 

 

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