Latics entertain Everton at the DW Stadium tomorrow (Saturday), a fixture that over the past few seasons has produced some very tight games.
The Latics have still to win at home this season, whilst Everton have two wins from the three games they’ve played on their travels, so the form is with the Toffees
In the build up to the game both bosses have spoken to the media, let’s take a look at what they’ve had to say:
Latics boss Roberto Martinez –‘Games against Everton have always been close calls, especially here at the DW Stadium’
‘They have different dimensions in the way they play, they can stretch you as a team and have the individuals to really penetrate the opposition.
‘Their work rate and competitive edge is as good as you’ll find anywhere in the Premier League, and they appear to be continuing with the momentum picked up back in January, playing with confidence and smiles on their faces.
‘We’ll have to be at our best, there’s no doubt about that.’
Everton boss David Moyes – ‘Roberto Martinez has done a brilliant job and that’s why he has been offered two or three different jobs because of how people see what he has done at Wigan’
‘Every Premier League game is tough. I’ve not found one of them that is easy and every game is very close. That’s the nature of the league. I think Wigan are a decent team, I really do.
‘But we always look forward to the games. When you have confidence and you’re playing well, then it makes it a lot easier to go into them. We’re enjoying it at the minute.’
The latest PWU Podcast, ‘The Everton Preview’ is now available for download. In the studio this week are Barry, Paul, Rob, Dan and Jimmy discussing the fallout from the Sunderland game, rescinded red cards and hefty fines. Also on the agenda is the Everton game
The podcast is available for download from iTunes, our hosting site www.buzzsprout.com or you can click play on the player below to listen from here
As always feedback is welcome, plus if you want to get involved in the podcast please contact us here at Vital Latics email@example.com , mark your email Podcast
Latics and Proud
Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan
To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site