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Man of the Match: Leicester City vs Wigan Athletic

Was there a man who played well against Leicester? For me there was one man who stood out the most from the rest of the rabble who pulled on a Wigan shirt at the weekend, a man who I have yet to warm to so far, but slowly but surely is putting in some good performances.

Chris Brunskill

What can you say about this game? The fact that all of our players played below par and out of sorts, or the fact that the team had no cohesion or sense of direction. One factor relating to this is the need for a leader (hurry back Gary!). So who did play well for me?

Lets start up top and with our only strike, Mr Antoine-Fortune. Not his best game, yet there wasn't much service from the players around him. Not a player for me who can play up front on his own and the Leicester City center backs out marked, and out maneuvered him leaving him with few moment on the ball.

Either side of our striker was Shuan Maloney and Jordi Gomez. For me the two of them played well below par. Shaun was defiantly fatigued and could have done with the rest. While as for Gomez Leicester managed yet again to keep him out the game, yet the Spaniard didn't help himself by not really making himself available.

The midfield was lifeless for the most part, and the performance of Roger Espionza was extremely disappointing. Alongside him was yet another lackluster Ben Watson and the surprise inclusion of James Perch in the midfield. Why he was there I don't know, that said he didn't have the worst game in the world, yet he didn't do much at all.

So that only leaves the four men tasked with keeping out the opposition strikers. A defense which so far doesn't know its left from its right and will continue to struggle for the foreseeable future. Emmerson Boyce needs to be moved centrally to allow the captain to really solidify the defense.

The two centrally gentlemen have yet to really click. Thomas Rogne and Leon Barnett didn't really live up to their true ability in a game when we could have done with them being so solid. Then leaves the man who is 'filling in' at left back. Jean Beausejour is not a left back and his performance so that.

So here comes my man of the match. The gentleman who made many a good save during the game and is showing that he can do a really could job in between the sticks. Scott Carson yet again managed to keep the score line low while the rest of the team struggled to perform.

So thank you Mr Carson, keep up the good work!

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