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‘Bravo’, ‘Not normal that’ – These Wigan Athletic fans are applauding moment of class from individual



Wigan Athletic goalkeeper David Marshall pulled off heroics as his side recorded a 3-0 win over Reading, pulling off a stunning triple save to help the side to a vital clean sheet on their hunt for survival.

Paul Cook’s men have been toiling in the bottom three for the majority of the season but were given a massive boost in their battle to stave off the drop to League One when they recorded back-to-back wins on Wednesday night, building on their solid 1-0 win over Millwall at the weekend.

A stunning 23rd-minute goal from Kieffer Moore set the Latics on their way as his deft backheel nestled in the far corner before Jamal Lowe’s second-half strike put Wigan two up with just over 20 minutes to play. A stylish 99th-minute chip from Michael Jacobs added the gloss to a stunning win for the away side, putting them level on points with 21st-placed Middlesbrough.

However, what helped Wigan to keep the Royals at bay was a stunning triple-save by David Marshall to first keep out Charlie Adam’s low effort before he twice denied Sam Baldock from close range.

The Scottish international has become an important part of Paul Cook’s side and his experience will be a vital part of their survival bid.

The Latics’ fans were eager to single out Marshall for praise after such a telling contribution at the Madejski Stadium…

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Article title: ‘Bravo’, ‘Not normal that’ – These Wigan Athletic fans are applauding moment of class from individual

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