Accrington 3-1 Wigan: Dion Charles scores in Stanley ‘s strong return Football News

Accrington got their play-off cost back on track with a 3-1 win over Wigan, which returned to the relegation places.

Stanley had lost their last three games but a win left them three points outside the top six in a full-pack record.

It was a breathless start, with Wigan leading within 40 seconds.

Dan Gardner found Callum Lang who raced forward and fired home his seventh League One goal since signing in January.

Stanley responded in the third minute when Cameron Burgess jumped high to connect with Sean McConville’s free kick and his high head found the back of the net.

Lang then fired close to the target and McConville hit the crossbar with a 20-yard volley.

Stanley took the lead in the 15th minute when McConville’s free kick into the six-yard box was taken home off the post by Michael Nottingham despite keeper Jamie Jones trying to score. take a member off the line.

The Reds increased the lead in the 61st minute after McConville was fouled in the area by Tendayi Darikwa and Dion Charles sent the penalty home, his 18th goal of the season in the same week when he called up to squad. Northern Ireland.