Wigan boss Paul Cook rued his side’s inability to make their chances count after seeing Swansea claim a 2-1 smash-and-grab victory with a stoppage-time winner.
Pedro Pereira’s 86th-minute equaliser salvaged a 2-2 draw for Bristol City against Wigan after Chey Dunkley’s brace looked to have earned victory for the Latics at Ashton Gate.
Derby manager Phillip Cocu held up captain Curtis Davies as a never-say-die inspiration who provided the guiding light for his side’s late 1-0 Sky Bet Championship victory over Wigan.
Paul Cook could not hide his delight at seeing his Wigan side record a third straight win at home, with high-flying Nottingham Forest their latest victims.
Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk demanded more “tempo and urgency” despite recording his first home win since taking charge after Massimo Luongo scored the only goal of a 1-0 victory against Wigan.
Pep Clotet refused to point the finger of blame at goalkeeper Lee Camp after his Birmingham side lost 1-0 at Wigan.
Scott Parker was relieved as Fulham ended a run of five games without a win with a 2-0 defeat of Wigan at Craven Cottage.
Lee Bowyer was furious after Charlton’s 2-0 Sky Bet Championship defeat at Wigan, labelling it “the worst we’ve played since I’ve been in charge”.
Manager Paul Cook believes youngster Joe Gelhardt is a “very special player” after his goal earned Wigan a 2-2 draw at Hull.