Wigan Athletic v Leeds United: Naismith believes Latics can continue impressive home form

Wigan winger Kal Naismith remains confident the Latics can maintain their strong home form when they welcome Sky Bet Championship promotion chasers Leeds to the DW Stadium.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 3rd November 2018, 3:30 pm
Updated Saturday, 3rd November 2018, 3:33 pm

Athletic are unbeaten in seven games on home turf this season - winning five of them - but the Whites have the joint best away form in the division.

Naismith got his first goal for the club last week in the 4-2 defeat against leaders Sheffield United and will hope to cement a regular place in Paul Cook’s side having yet to start this season after his switch from Portsmouth.

He told the club’s official website: “We’ve played a lot of the top teams here and we’ve got the best home form in the league.

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“It just shows what were capable of, especially considering the other teams in this division. It’s credit to us, we’ve done well here and we want to try and continue that.

“Leeds have started the season strongly and rightfully so they’re up there with the favourites in the division, so we know we’ll be tested, but we’ve played top teams like West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City at the DW already this season and more than stood our ground.”