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Aston Villa 4-1 Wigan Athletic

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Scott Hogan scored two first-half goals in Aston Villa’s convincing EFL Cup second-round triumph against Wigan.Hogan steered Albert Adomah’s cross past Jamie Jones from close range to set Villa on their way, as both sides changed their entire starting XIs.Adomah volleyed home to double the lead and though Ryan Colclough got Wigan on the scoresheet with a run and low shot, Hogan restored Villa’s two-goal lead.

The hosts confirmed victory when Birkir Bjarnason converted from close range.Defeat ended the Latics’ 100% start to the season, which sees them top League One, while Steve Bruce’s side have now scored four goals in consecutive matches.Line-upsMatch StatsLive TextLine-upsAston Villa13Steer2de Laet24Elphick35Clark20Bjarnason16Bree32Doyle-HayesSubstituted forLydenat 78’minutes25Gardner37Adomah36O’HareBooked at 68minsSubstituted forMcCormackat 73’minutes9HoganSubstituted forSulimanat 81’minutesSubstitutes30Abdo31Bunn34Suliman38Lyden40Cox42Borg44McCormackWigan23Jones29BurkeBooked at 62mins21Thomas12Daniels3Elder4Perkins6Power7GilbeySubstituted forBurgessat 62’minutes19Laurent27ColcloughSubstituted forHuntat 80’minutes9GriggSubstituted forLangat 66’minutesSubstitutes24Hunt30Barrigan34Stubbs35Burgess36Merrie39Lang40EvansReferee:Darren DrysdaleAttendance:18,108Match StatsHome TeamAston VillaAway TeamWiganPossessionHome55%Away45%ShotsHome15Away12Shots on TargetHome8Away5CornersHome7Away7FoulsHome10Away8Live TextPosted at Match ends, Aston Villa 4, Wigan Athletic 1.Full TimePosted at 90’+5′ Second Half ends, Aston Villa 4, Wigan Athletic 1.Posted at 90’+4′ Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Tommy Elphick.Posted at 90’+4′ Attempt blocked. Luke Burgess (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.Posted at 90’+1′ Foul by Easah Suliman (Aston Villa).Posted at 90’+1′ Noel Hunt (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.Posted at 90′ Attempt missed. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.Posted at 89′ Attempt saved. Luke Burgess (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.Posted at 88′ Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Birkir Bjarnason.Posted at 84′ Attempt saved. Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.Posted at 83′ Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 83′ Foul by Max Power (Wigan Athletic).Posted at 82′ Mitchell Clark (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 82′ Foul by Callum Lang (Wigan Athletic).SubstitutionPosted at 81′ Substitution, Aston Villa. Easah Suliman replaces Scott Hogan.Posted at 81′ Attempt missed. Gary Gardner (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.Posted at 81′ Attempt blocked. Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.SubstitutionPosted at 80′ Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Noel Hunt replaces Ryan Colclough.Posted at 79′ Attempt saved. Ryan Colclough (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.Posted at 78′ Foul by Ross McCormack (Aston Villa).Posted at 78′ David Perkins (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.SubstitutionPosted at 78′ Substitution, Aston Villa. Jordan Lyden replaces Jake Doyle-Hayes.Posted at 77′ Attempt saved. Ryan Colclough (Wigan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.Posted at 77′ Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Jed Steer.Posted at 76′ Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Tommy Elphick.Goal!Posted at 74′ Goal! Aston Villa 4, Wigan Athletic 1. Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ritchie de Laet.SubstitutionPosted at 73′ Substitution, Aston Villa. Ross McCormack replaces Callum O’Hare.BookingPosted at 68′ Callum O’Hare (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card.SubstitutionPosted at 66′ Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Callum Lang replaces William Grigg.Posted at 65′ Attempt saved. Scott Hogan (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.Posted at 63′ Callum O’Hare (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 63′ Foul by Luke Burke (Wigan Athletic).SubstitutionPosted at 62′ Substitution, Wigan Athletic. Luke Burgess replaces Alex Gilbey.BookingPosted at 62′ Luke Burke (Wigan Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 62′ Mitchell Clark (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 62′ Foul by Luke Burke (Wigan Athletic).Posted at 58′ Attempt missed. Tommy Elphick (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.Posted at 57′ Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Donervon Daniels.Posted at 50′ Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Birkir Bjarnason.Posted at 49′ Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Birkir Bjarnason.Show more updatesgoal
Source: BBC Black Country