Steven Sessegnon and Thelo Aasgaard kept the day interesting with their respective scores.
Coming off a 3-2 loss against Charlton Athletic FC, Wigan Athletic FC defeated Exeter City FC 2-0 at St. James’ Park on 04 November, 2023.
On 04 November, 2023, Wigan Athletic FC emerged victorious from a hard-fought battle against Exeter City FC that ended in a 2-0 scoreline. During the first half, hostilities were kept under control — with the only disruption to come from a yellow card awarded to Pierce Sweeney from Exeter City for a foul in the 42nd minute. The second half unfolded with much more liveliness, as Thelo Aasgaard from Wigan Athletic opened the scoring in the 58th minute before Steven Sessegnon added another goal for the visitors in the 87th minute. Thelo Aasgaard of Wigan Athletic was then booked for excessive celebration in the 59th minute, as Ryan Trevitt from Exeter City received a yellow card for his own foul in the 85th minute. Wigan Athletic emerged victorious at the St. James’ Park stadium, proving the superiority of their playing style and outclassing Exeter City FC in all aspects of the game.
Next up, Wigan Athletic FC will face off against Peterborough United FC on 07 November, 2023 at The DW Stadium.
Next up, Exeter City FC will face off against Fleetwood Town FC at Highbury Stadium.