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EFL: Charlton vs WAFC

Wigan Athletic went to The Valley to face Charlton Athletic knowing that victory could be enough to ensure their future in the first-place in the UK next season despite the prospect of a 12-point deduction from the start of the season. Addicks, meanwhile, entered their encounter on Saturday with just 1 point above the relegation zone with a goal difference superior to their opponent.

Bowyer must decide whether to stick with the 4-4-2 scheme used against Birmingham or return to the 3-5-1-1 system that has proven effective in the past. The home advantage may encourage a squad similar to Wednesday night, although Chuks Aneke may be preferred to Tomer Hemed in attack and Naby Sarr is also competing for a position at left-back, or a replacement for Tom Lockyer or Jason Pearce in the middle. Watching his Charlton team gather a series of 5 games without a win, coach Lee Bowyer and his students need to win at least 1 more victory to avoid relegation when the red light group has 2 points and also 2 more rounds. It looked like they had beaten Birmingham with a minimum of 1-0 advantage, but for the third time in their last 4 matches, Charlton conceded an important goal in the second half,

Wigan will continue to be absent from Daniel Fox, the second waiter in a three-match suspension and Cook must decide whether to risk Leon Balogun after returning after injury in the middle of the week to consolidate the goods. prime. Although the Latics are actually still outside the relegation zone in terms of goal difference, their 8-0 win over live rivals Hull City on Tuesday night ensures that the clubs have continued to play extremely well. when there are 8 wins and 2 draws from the last 11 matches, even there are 10 matches kept clean sheets. Paul Cook will emphasize to his players that they still have much work to do to avoid falling into League One when they are only 1 point lower than the relegation group because they are deducted for financial violations regardless of the number. Actual score is now 57 points.