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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Will Grigg (10')
  • Nick Powell (34')

Will Grigg and Nick Powell secure victory for leaders Wigan

First-half goals from Will Grigg and Nick Powell gave Wigan Athletic a comfortable 2-0 victory over Gillingham to cements their position at the top of Sky Bet League One.
The Gills had arrived in the north west as the form team in the third tier, with six wins and two draws in their previous eight matches, but were no match for Paul Cook's men.
Grigg grabbed the opening goal after 10 minutes, finishing off from close range after good work down the left by full-back Reece James.
And Powell - who stayed with Wigan this week despite strong interest from Premier League Brighton - doubled the lead on 34 minutes with a bullet header from Max Power's corner.
It could have been three at the beginning of the second half, when Michael Jacobs cut in from the left only to fire against a post.
Gillingham thought they had pulled one back deep into stoppage-time, only for Elliott List to turn and see the flag up after heading past Christian Walton.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Ipswich Town 12 +14 27
2 Wycombe Wanderers 13 +9 26
3 Peterborough United 13 +14 24
4 Fleetwood Town 12 +9 23
5 Oxford United 14 +11 22
6 Coventry City 13 +1 21
7 Bristol Rovers 13 +1 21
8 Blackpool 13 +2 20
9 Doncaster Rovers 12 +2 19
10 Sunderland 12 +1 19
11 Rotherham United 12 +7 18
12 Lincoln City 14 -2 17
13 Shrewsbury Town 12 -3 17
14 Rochdale 13 -5 16
15 Burton Albion 11 +2 15
16 Gillingham 13 +2 14
17 Accrington Stanley 13 -4 14
18 Portsmouth 11 0 13
19 Tranmere Rovers 13 -5 13
20 Milton Keynes Dons 13 -7 13
21 AFC Wimbledon 14 -5 12
22 Southend United 13 -19 5
23 Bolton Wanderers 11 -25 -8