Fleetwood Town 1-1 Southend- Match Report

Armstrong double downs LaticsStriker Alan Armstrong struck twice as Coventry opened the season with a 2-0 home win over Wigan.The diminutive striker, on loan from Newcastle, struck in the 15th and 61st minutes and would have rounded off his day with a hat-trick if another effort had not hit a post.Armstrong had seen little of the ball in the opening exchanges, but in the 15th minute he sprang to life.Jim O'Brien spotted the striker's run and played the perfect through-ball into his path which Armstrong finished coolly.It was the perfect start but only served to fire Wigan up, with Coventry goalkeeper Lee Burge forced into a good save from Will Grigg in the 17th minute.But too often lone Wigan striker Grigg was left isolated and the visitors were unable to capitalise on their fair share of possession.Grigg had another chance just before the half-hour mark when Burge came for a cross he had no hope of making, but the striker could not bring his header down low enough.Wigan reshuffled after the break but it came to nothing and Armstrong subtly guided home a cross from John Fleck for his second

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