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Martinez: Systems are nothing

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Roberto Martinez has played down his tactical acumen ahead of Wigan's clash with Blackburn on Monday night.

A run of eight mid-season defeats left Athletic rooted to the bottom of the table and seemingly destined for relegation. But the Spanish manager has turned that situation on its head - adopting a three-at-the-back system that has overhauled Wigan's play and put them into some of their best-ever Premier League form.

As a result, winning at Blackburn will assure them of safety, while a point will be almost good enough but, rather than pat himself on the back, Martinez is preferring to pass the credit on to his players, and he said: "Systems don't win games, players do."

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