Hull City vs Wigan
Sky Bet Ch’boat
3:00pm Saturday 14th September
Wigan were earned that a 2-2 draw at Hull by the fine individual goal of substitute Joe Gelhardt.
Paul Cook’s team have now won two of the last 29 games but their supporters should be happy with this point in East Yorkshire.
A sighter was for that which Wigan could reach at the KCOM Stadium if Chey Dunkley gave the visitors the early lead.
But once Jarrod Bowen equalised soon Hull were exceptional for long periods.
Kamil Grosicki’s excellent free-kick after 20 minutes put the hosts but 17-year-old Gelhardt needed the word – three minutes after he replaced Gavin Massey.
Despite their awful away kind, the visitors began intentionally. Once Dunkley scored after eight minutes, and their ancient labours were rewarded.
The adorable free-kick from the best of charlie Mulgrew caused unease over the Hull defence – at the least once the intelligent, glancing header of Kieffer Moore went towards goal.
George Long saved the campaign of Moore however, the Hull goalkeeper is going to be disappointed to have blasted the ball in the six-yard box.
Dunkley reacted quickly to the mistake and couldn’t miss.
Yet with all the Wigan fans making self-deprecating fun of a lead in their travels, Hull silenced the off supporters only two minutes after.
Goals have been scored by bowen, however, the winger had the presence of mind to remain calm once a Wigan defender blocked his strike.
The ball ricocheted kindly towards Bowen, who smashed at home with his right foot.
Grosicki and a deft cross from the left that wasn’t dealt with by Wigan played a part in Hull’s equaliser,.
When he put the home team in 21, but the Poland global soon made a far greater contribution into the game.
When Nathan Byrne had little option but to the onrushing winger at the corner of the penalty box grosicki at acquired a over the left flank.
Grosicki surprised the prior Hull goalkeeper, who had expected the ball going in the other direction to the corner, although david Marshall had all bases covered.
By contrast to the stages that are frenetic, the rest of the first half was sedate, however, Hull were the group that is more threatening.
It remained a similar storyline with Callum Elder after he pressured a smart stop at his post from Marshall, going close after 58 minutes.
The Scotland international was faced with the nearly identical scenario to which he conceded a second from Grosicki.
Marshall this time was awake to the danger and clawed the ball away from the corner, with Tom Eaves’ .
Just when it felt like Hull would cut loose, then Gelhardt intervened using a equaliser – and also his first goal for the club after 75 minutes.
After Jamal Lowe handed in a position that is rather benign, gelhardt had to do within the penalty box.
But Kevin Stewart turned indoors before he planted a firm, central hit past a Long to get his side a point.
Grant McCann:”It (a return to winning ways) may come. We’re not worried in any way. Since I thought we created enough chances to win the game, I’m frustrated with the result. To evaluate two goals at home, we ought to be winning this match.
“The first goal we had been annoyed about, but the next one was actually, really frustrating for us. We should have defended it considerably better. It seems somewhat like a defeat, to tell the truth, as I thought we had chances to kill the game.”
Paul Cook:”He’s got that unique ability to find space in a phone box. He’s such a good footballer. To acquire a goal like that in front of their fans was a moment.
“Lots of young footballers coming to the match aren’t very nice men and women. We are just lucky to have a boy along with his humility playing – the game is easy for him. If he carries on like this, he’ll be starting. He’s a young boy who requires minding. It is a very unique goal from a very special player.”