Hartlepool v Wigan Athletic first half summary
The Latics have made 6 changes from Saturdays defeat by Chelsea and give first starts of the season to Ali Al-Habsi, Steven Caldwell, Jordi Gomez and James McArthur
Wigan Athletic took the lead after 2 minutes when a Jordi Gomez free kick was headed into his own goal by Hartlepool player Sam Collins.
An even first half saw Al-Habsi make an excellent save and Rodallega when through one on one put the ball straight at Hartlepool keeper Flinders.
Half-time – Hartlepool United 0-1 Wigan Athletic
Hartlepool United – Flinders, Haslam, Collins, Liddle, Horwood, Gamble, Murray, Sweeney, Brown, Monkhouse, Boyd.
Subs: Rafferty, Hartley, Humphreys, McSweeney, Jon-Andre Fredriksen, Larkin, Behan.
Wigan Athletic – Al Habsi, Alcaraz, Thomas, Watson, Boselli, Gomez, McArthur, Boyce, Rodallega, Figueroa, Caldwell.
Subs: McCarthy, N’Zogbia, Moses, Pollitt, Diame, Stam, Mustoe.
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