Championship: Balogun Benched In Wigan’s Home Win; Eze Shines Despite QPR Loss To Charlton

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Leon Balogun sat out Wigan Athletic’s 2-0 home win against Blackburn Rovers at the DW Stadium on Saturday afternoon, reports Completesports.com.

The centre-back who missed last weekend’s 2-0 away win against Huddersfield Town through injury featured in Tuesday’s friendly against Fleetwood.

Balogun has featured in six Sky Bet Championship games for the Latics since his arrival from Brighton & Hove Albion in January.

Nigerian-born defender Tosin Adarabioyo played the entire duration of the game for Blackburn Rovers.

At the Valley, Eberechi Eze put up a fine performance in Queens Park Rangers’ 1-0 loss Charlton Athletic.

His companion, Bright Osayi-Samuel was also in action for the visitors.

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Eze played on the left-wing for QPR, while Osayi-Samuel was deployed on the right-wing.
Eze , who featured for the entirety of the contest has now played 40 matches in this campaign for QPR across all competitions, scoring 12 goals and providing eight assists.

Osayi-Samuel played for 71 minutes before he was replaced by Aramide Oteh.

In another game, Ovie Ejaria played for 82 minutes in Reading’s 2-1 away defeat at Derby County.

The midfielder was replaced by Kenyan forward Ayub Masika.

Ejaria has scored thrice in 34 league games for the Royals this season.

By Adeboye Amosu

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