Half-time: Wigan 0 Brentford 0

Brentford were unable to make a breakthrough against Uwe Rosler’s Wigan despite creating the better of the first-half chances at DW Stadium.

The Bees laid siege on the home side’s goal early as both Moses Odubajo and Jota tested keeper Scott Carson.

Odubajo had an effort from outside the area tipped around the post and Jota failed to lift the ball over the onrushing Carson from a tight angle.

Alan Judge then threaded a ball through to Odubajo in the box, but the winger was flagged offside as he thrust his leg out to direct the ball against the post.

David Button ensured scores remained level at the break denying Shaun Maloney after Oriol Riera slipped the ball to the Latics captain on the edge of the area.

At the other end Andre Gray raced onto a long Jonathan Douglas ball to lob the best chance of the half onto the roof the net, with Carson racing off his line to force the striker to try the chipped finish.

Wigan went close to snatching the lead before the break when Bees defender Tony Craig stabbed the ball narrowly wide of his own goal as Callum McManaman tried to find Riera.

Brentford (4-3-3): Button; McCormack, Tarkowski, Craig, Bidwell; Judge, Douglas, Pritchard; Odubajo, Gray, Jota.
Subs: Bonham, Dean, Tébar, Toral, Betinho, Proschwitz.

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