It's another local derby as Latics head to Bolton Wanderers looking to make it seven points from nine in the Sky Bet Championship.
- Wigan Athletic travel to Bolton Wanderers in the Sky Bet Championship.
- Latics aiming for back-to-back wins, having beaten Blackburn Rovers 3-1 on Wednesday.
- Paul Cook's men looking to go three games unbeaten.
BOLTON WANDERERS V WIGAN ATHLETIC
SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 1 DECEMBER 2018
UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON STADIUM
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Latics are back in Sky Bet Championship action and it's straight into another North West derby for Paul Cook and his side as they head to Bolton Wanderers!
Goals from Gary Roberts, James Vaughan and Callum McManaman earned Latics a 3-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers at the DW Stadium on Wednesday, adding three points to the 0-0 draw against Reading last Saturday.
Phil Parkinson’s come off the back of a 1-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday and with just one point picked up from their last five outings.
Latics start the day in 15th place on 24 points, whilst Bolton sit 23rd with 17 points and inside the relegation zone on goal difference behind Hull City, Millwall and Reading.
Referee - Simon Hooper
Assistant Referee 1 - Edward Smart
Assistant Referee 2 - Andrew Halliday
Fourth Official - Darren Drysdale
Latics will play in their 2018-19 PUMA away kit sponsored by DW Fitness First and 3P Logistics.
EARLY TEAM NEWS
Speaking to iFollow Latics at the Wigan Athletic Training Centre on Friday morning, Latics assistant manager Leam Richardson gave the latest update on Nick Powell, who was replaced early in Wednesday night's 3-1 win over Blackburn Rovers.
"Nick has been in with the physios and been in the gym, whilst he has also had scans.
"We want him on the pitch but we certainly can't put him or the team at risk."
Latics continue to be without longer term injured players Antonee Robinson (ankle), Gavin Massey (hamstring), Michael Jacobs (hamstring) and Chey Dunkley (knee).
For Wanderers, who lost at Sheffield Wednesday in midweek, Josh Magennis is a doubt, their boss Phil Parkinson confirmed earlier today.
A SPECIAL DAY FOR CAL MAC
Callum McManaman could make his 200th career appearance if he features at the University of Bolton Stadium on Saturday.
Latics’ forward, who is in his second spell with the club, scored the third goal against Blackburn Rovers to ensure victory for Paul Cook’s side, finishing smartly at the back-post after Josh Windass’ cross.
FAB FOUR - CLASSIC GOALS AT BOLTON
PLAYED FOR BOTH QUIZ