Wigan Athletic squad news and predict XI will face Cambridge United tonight
Wigan Athletic returns to Cambridge United tonight.
Wigan Athletic has seen their weekend game against Oxford United postponed.
The Latics haven’t played in the league since their 3-2 win at Fleetwood Town on November 2 and will look forward to returning there tonight.
They slipped to 3rd place in the standings but have two games in hand on the clubs around them.
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Midfielder duo Tom Naylor and Jordan Cousins are also out but will be back soon.
Summer rookie Joe Bennett returned to action with the Under-23s, but he’s unlikely to make the first-team again.
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Wigan remains in a strong position despite not playing in the league for a few weeks as the teams around them have dropped points.
If they win their two games in less, they will regain the top of Ligue 1.
They beat National League team Solihull Moors in the FA Cup last time around.
Cambridge got off to a good start in the Third Division under Mark Bonner.
They are currently in 14th place and are seven points above the relegation zone.
The U were beaten by Rotherham United away from home this weekend.