Macclesfield Town FC 0-1 Wigan Athletic highlights: Struggling premiership side Wigan stepped aside their trouble in the league as they advanced into the next stage of FA Cup after beating lower league side Macclesfield Town on Saturday.
The visitor didn't take long to showcase their different in class as they opened the scoring after just seven minutes of play when Jordy Gomez swiftly converted a penalty kick. That early lead didn't stop Wigan from taking their attacking initiative as they continue to create goal scoring chances, but that slender lead stood until half time break.
Macclesfield tried to put on more pressure after the break, but their effort was just not enough to shake off their premiership opponent. In the end, Wigan hold out for a pleasing victory as they march on into the next stage of the competition.