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Rodallega rescues Wigan

Rodallega rescues Wigan (©PAphotos)
Rodallega rescues Wigan (©PAphotos).

Hugo Rodallega rose to head Wigan to Barclays Premier League survival as Roberto Martinez's men rode their luck to extend their stay in the top-flight with a 1-0 win at Stoke.

Wigan looked dismal in a nervy first period in which Jermaine Pennant and Kenwyne Jones forced good saves out of Ali Al-Habsi in the Latics goal.

But a much improved second half performance was capped in the 79th minute when Rodallega jumped to meet a Mohamed Diame cross and head the priceless winner.

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Jermaine Pennant
Stoke City
Football
Hugo Rodallega
Kenwyne Jones
Premier League
Wigan Athletic
Mohamed Diame

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