Aliadiere strike sinks Latics

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Jeremie Aliadiere pounced in the 89th minute to steal the points for Middlesbrough in a 1-0 victory which left Wigan counting the cost of a catalogue of missed chances.

Aliadiere struck after Stewart Downing nodded the ball into his path with a right-foot shot past Chris Kirkland to give Gareth Southgate's men three points they scarcely deserved.

Wigan had largely dominated with leading scorer Amr Zaki seeing a powerful effort tipped around the post by Ross Turnbull, who also saved well from Wilson Palacios, Jason Koumas and Emile Heskey.

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Chris Kirkland
Stewart Downing
Emile Heskey
Premier League
Jeremie Aliadiere
Gareth Southgate
Ross Turnbull
Wigan Athletic
Amr Zaki
Wilson Palacios
Jason Koumas

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