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Brilliant Wigan stun Arsenal at the Emirates

Arsenal 1-2 Wigan Athletic

  • 16 April 2012: Arsenal aim to consolidate third place in the Barclays Premier League with a home match against Wigan, who are on a run of good form.
  • 16 April 2012: The Latics get off to a staggering start, with Franco di Santo and Jordi Gomez (pictured) handing them a 2-0 lead with only eight minutes gone.
  • 16 April 2012: Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has turned his team's fortunes around in recent weeks and he is delighted by how they go about their business again.
  • 16 April 2012: Arsenal pull one back through Thomas Vermaelen, and captain and leading scorer Robin van Persie tries to find an equaliser at the Emirates.
  • 16 April 2012: An increasingly desperate Arsenal throw on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as a substitute, and he tries to find a way through Wigan's dogged defence.
  • 16 April 2012: But there is frustration all round for the Gunners, with manager Arsene Wenger annoyed at his team's inability to take anything from the contest.

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