Roque Santa Cruz began and ended the scoring with two close-range headers. Wigan had equalised through Marlon King´s 17th-minute penalty - for which Christopher Samba was sent off for bringing down Emile Heskey - but Jason Roberts scored against his former club on the stroke of half-time.
"I thought we were excellent, a lot of big performances," said the Rovers boss, who said he had no arguments with Samba´s dismissal.
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