Date: 23rd December 2017 at 12:28pm
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1st placed Wigan head to Oxford hoping to spoil the pre Xmas spirits in Oxfordshire.

How former player Chey Dunkley performs could play a big part to the outcome.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,3 Tiendalli,4 Williamson,30 Mousinho,35 Carroll,19 Xemi (Ledson 84mins),14 Ruffels,17 Henry (van Kessel 77mins),10 Payne (Rothwell 64mins),27 Mowatt,9 Thomas

Subs:6 Martin,8 Ledson,13 Shearer,18 Rothwell,20 Obika,36 Napa,39 van Kessel

Player to watch: Josh Ruffles

Improved big time this season to be a big player for the U’s

Wigan Athletic Team News:

Wigan team last match:1 Walton,2 Byrne,22 Dunkley,33 Burn,26 James,5 Morsy,8 Evans,11 Massey Booked (Power 70mins),25 Powell Booked (Hunt 85mins),17 Jacobs,9 Grigg (Toney 89mins)

Subs:3 Elder,6 Power,10 Toney,14 Bruce,18 Roberts,24 Hunt,31 Sarkic

Player to watch: Chey Dunkley

Ain’t no body like Chey Dunkley returns to Oxford for the first time since his departure.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Wigan Athletic Football Club

Nickname(s)
The Latics, The Tics

Founded
1932; 85 years ago

Ground
DW Stadium

Capacity
25,138

Owner
Dave Whelan

Chairman
David Sharpe

Manager
Paul Cook

Match Prediction:

Oxford 0 Wigan 2

Next Fixtures:

Tuesday 26th December 2017
League One
Gillingham v Oxford Utd
13:00