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15 August 2013

Maloney corner at Wembley leads to another goal as Beausejour nets a double in a 6-0 win.

The talk of football yesterday evening was England versus Scotland.

Shaun Maloney made his fourth appearance at Wembley Stadium since April but narrowly lost out in the thrilling encounter as England won 3-2.

Latics' midfield magician played the full 90 minutes and it was Maloney who provided the corner which led to Scotland's opening goal from James Morrison.

The big winner of Owen Coyle's international players was Jean Beausejour who recovered from an injury that saw him miss out in the Community Shield.

His Chile side saw off Iraq in style in Denmark with a 6-0 victory and Beausejour got himself on the score sheet twice as he completed 62 minutes before being substituted.

Back on British soil Republic of Ireland were held to a 0-0 draw by Wales, with James McCarthy completing a full 90 minutes.

Latics' new boy James McClean came on for the second half and came closest to a winning goal late on when he followed up a rebounded Paddy Madden shot but saw his effort blocked at the last second.

Tuesday night saw midfield starlet Fraser Fyvie in action Scotland's Under 21s as they lost out 6-0 against England.

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