Wigan to investigate pitch invasion after win over Manchester City

Wigan to investigate pitch invasion after win over Manchester City

City striker Sergio Aguero was involved in an altercation with a fan as supporters invaded the pitch at the DW Stadium following the League One side's 1-0 win.

Peter Reid has made light of the tunnel bust-up between Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Wigan boss Paul Cook, telling talkSPORT there is no hard feelings between them.

Aguero appeared to hit the supporter after the fan said something to the player, and Aguero had to be held back by his City teammates. "Nothing happened in the tunnel, nothing happened with my colleague", said Guardiola. "It was just, 'Stay in your position, ' that's all".

Whereas Wigan were still a Premier League club at the time of the 2013 triumph, they now find themselves in the third tier of English football and were widely expected to suffer defeat against the top flight's runaway leaders.

Earlier the drama had been provided by Northern Ireland worldwide Grigg who capitalised on an error by Kyle Walker - who allowed a pass to run through to the Wigan man - and kept ahead of John Stones before finishing clinically from just inside the area.

"It shouldn't happen, but that competitive edge of football which I still love sometimes spills over". They are such a good side, they move the ball so well.

"Our lads deserve credit for their work", said Cook of his defenders.

For that he had also to thank Northern Irish talisman Will Grigg, who seized his chance and fired in the 79th minute victor. City then tried everything in their power to score an equalizer but Wigan's solid defense proved impenetrable and the home team entered the last eight of the competition.

City dominated last night's proceedings, enjoying 83% of possession and registering 27 attempts at goal, but they couldn't find a way past the Wigan defence.

Wigan took a shock 2-0 lead after goals from Jordi Gomez and James Perch, with City unable to respond with anything more than a Samir Nasri consolation.

"But the conversation about the game shouldn't be about that - it's a great night for Wigan Athletic". "They've been flying. It's going to be hard to top that and for me to get the goal was very special".

On 73 minutes, De Bruyne found Aguero at the near-post but his shot was blocked and Danilo maintained the pressure with a low centre across the goalline before Grigg's dramatic intervention.

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