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Wigan beaten by QPR in play-offs despite glorious James McClean cross
The Irish winger claimed an assist for the opener in tonight’s semi-final second leg.

Updated at 21.33

JAMES MCCLEAN FAILED to earn a starting spot in the first leg of Wigan’s play-off semifinal with QPR, however he made the most of his opportunity tonight.

McClean was named in the starting line-up this time around, and the terrific cross he delivered for the game’s opening goal, converted by James Perch, justified the winger’s selection.

However, Wigan ultimately lost 2-1 to the hosts on the night and on aggregate at Loftus Road, after Charlie Austin equalised via the penalty spot on 73 minutes, before hitting a second goal in extra time.

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