Wigan Athletic vs West Brom: team news, kick-off time and match officials

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All the information you need to know ahead of West Bromwich Albion’s clash against Wigan Athletic in the Championship.

West Bromwich Albion will travel to the DW Stadium on Tuesday evening in Championship action to take on Wigan Athletic.

The Baggies will be looking to extend their unbeaten run midweek to four league games following their 2-2 draw against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

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Steve Bruce’s side sit 15th in the table after their opening six league games and are the joint-second highest scoring team in the Championship with 10 goals.

As for Wigan, they come into the game on the back of a 5-1 drubbing from Burnley on Saturday.

Jed Wallacer scored twice for West Brom in their draw with Huddersfield. Credit: Getty. Jed Wallacer scored twice for West Brom in their draw with Huddersfield. Credit: Getty.
Jed Wallacer scored twice for West Brom in their draw with Huddersfield. Credit: Getty.

The Latics have won just one of their five league games so far and find themselves 20th in the table as a result.

When is Wigan v West Brom?

The match will take place on Tuesday,30 August at the DW Stadium, kick-off is 7:45pm.

Is Wigan v West Brom on TV?

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The match won’t be shown live on TV, but can be streamed via WBA TV for £10.

Alternatively, home fans can use their own club’s streaming service - Latics TV - to watch the game for the same fee.

Who is the referee for Wigan v West Brom?

Andy Woolmer is the man in the middle. He will be assisted by Matthew McGrath and Mark Stevens, while the fourth official for the clash is Thomas Parsons.

Latest team news

Bruce made 10 changes to his team against Huddersfield from those who played in the Baggies’ 1-0 loss to Derby County in the first round of the League Cup last Tuesday.

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Dara O’Shea was the only player to remain in Bruce’s side against Huddersfield after their 1-0 loss to Derby. Credit: Getty. Dara O’Shea was the only player to remain in Bruce’s side against Huddersfield after their 1-0 loss to Derby. Credit: Getty.
Dara O’Shea was the only player to remain in Bruce’s side against Huddersfield after their 1-0 loss to Derby. Credit: Getty.

Dara O’Shea was the only player to retain his place from the cup exit in the draw with the Terries.

As for Wigan, they made two changes in their defeat to Burnley from those who beat Birmingham City the previous weekend with Curtis Tilt and Graeme Shinnie replacing Joe Bennett and Josh Magennis in the starting XI.

Bennett saw red in the Latics win over the Blues, but after an appeal from the Latics, has had his suspension overturned and could feature on Tuesday.

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