Wigan Athletic’s strong start to the season has continued following their 2-0 win over Cheltenham Town yesterday.

Wigan Athletic are currently top of the League One table above Sunderland on goal difference.

Their chairman, Talal Al-Hamad, has sent a message on his Twitter page after yesterday’s victory (see tweet below).

The Latics’ chief has praised the team spirit and harmony in the squad.

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Another three points

They have lost just once in the league so far this season and that came on the opening day.

Cheltenham went into the match yesterday on a four-game unbeaten streak and were eager to cause a shock at the DW Stadium.

However, Leam Richardson’s side were on their game and bounced back from their Carabao Cup exit in mid-week in style.

Callum Lang opened the scoring inside the first 10 minutes and the hosts went into half-time a goal to the good.

They then struck early in the second-half through Charlie Wyke, who has now scored three in his last two games.

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What next?

Wigan have a big game on Tuesday on home soil against Sheffield Wednesday.

The Owls drew 1-1 away to Ipswich Town yesterday and were denied the win by a late Conor Chaplin goal.

Richardson’s side then travel to Kent next weekend to take on Gillingham away.

The Gills drew 1-1 away at Oxford United yesterday and are in 19th position right now.