Last Updated at 5:03 pm, April 28th 2012
90 + 3
FULL-TIME: WIGAN 4 NEWCASTLE 0
Newcastle make their own change. Cabaye is taken off and Ferguson is sent on.
Gomez comes on in place of Moses.
Simpson, who has been booked, is replaced by Perch.
Pardew appears to accept there is no way back in this game. Ben Arfa is off to be replaced by former Wigan man Ryan Taylor.
Wigan make the first change of the match as goalscorer Di Santo is off to be replaced by Sammon.
45 + 4
HALF-TIME: WIGAN 4 NEWCASTLE 0
45 + 3
GOAL DI SANTO (4-0)!!!
McCarthy is perhaps a little lucky to only be shown a yellow card for a launching challenge on Cabaye. Simpson is then also booked for protesting that it was not a red card.
GOAL MALONEY (3-0)!!!
Santon, who has been switched to right wing-back, is clearly tripped by Alcaraz and the Wigan defender goes in the book. Free-kick to Newcastle 30 yards from goal.
GOAL MOSES (2-0)!!!
GOAL MOSES (1-0)!!!
Nik Rai says: "Reckon it will be 3-1 to Newcastle, purely on the fact that Cisse is on fire at the moment and Ben Arfa is so skilful."
Barry Taylor says: "It is going to come down to who wants it more. Think the Toon have this in the bag. Double for Cisse and Cabaye with one!!"
Paul Wright says: "2-1 to the Toon! Ben Arfa and Cisse to keep our Champions League dream alive!!"
Zak Pennick says: "I think it will be a 3-0 win to Newcastle. Ben Arfa and Cisse."
Sky Bet have been in touch, if you fancy a flutter. The bookies say: "Wigan are 13/8 to claim a big win in their bid to avoid the drop. Newcastle 6/4 are just as desperate for the points while the draw is 5/2. Goal machine Papiss Cisse is 4/1 to score the first goal while Hugo Rodallega and Franco di Santo are 8/1 shots for the home side."
Pete Hack says: "Going to be a tough game today, I reckon. I'll take 2-1 to the Toon with goals from Cisse and Ba."
Phil Hodgson says: "Realistically, you've got to back the Toon, nearly the best form in the league and we've conceded very few in the last six. Wigan can't score at home, with less than a goal a game average. 2-1 Newcastle (that's being kind too) AND I fancy Ba to end the drought!"
Michael Ewart says: "Might as well be a home game for the Toon today with Wigan's attendances, tricky game however Newcastle just to edge it 1-0 Demba Ba!"
Adam Etherington says: "Because both teams are pushing for something important, it'll be a close game. However, I think Newcastle will be the stronger side all game. 2-0 Newcastle!"
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