Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Wigan 4 – Newcastle 0 (Premier League, April 28, 2012) (Alternative highlights & MOTD highlights.) The struggling Latics took a 13th minute lead against the Magpies when Manuel Figueroa’s cross was headed home by Victor Moses. Wigan double their advantage two minutes later when Coloccini only cleared a Boyce cross to an on-rushing Victor Moses, who curled a first-time finish into the bottom corner. An outstanding first half for WIgan improved when Shaun Maloney broke down the inside left channel and calmly curled a right-footer into Krul’s far corner for 3-zip. Wigan’s sensational 45 climaxed on the stroke of halftime as Franco Di Santo picked his spot from 25-yards on his 100th appearance in the Premier League.