Hugo Rodallega’s double helped Wigan come from behind to win 3-1 at Turf Moor to dismantle Burnley’s impressive 100% home record in the Premier League.

The Clarets had led early on through Steven Fletcher but were pegged back after a freak equaliser, Rodallega tapping in after Brian Jensen’s slip in the Burnley goal.

And the Latics sealed the points in the second half with a fine strike from Rodallega followed up by Emmerson Boyce’s clincher.

Wigan were boosted by the news that Chris Kirkland and Paul Scharner were passed fit while the Clarets brought in Chris Eagles for David Nugent, moving former Hibs striker Fletcher up front from the flank.

And the move paid dividends in the opening minutes of the game. Robbie Blake twisted two defenders inside and out quite brilliantly before curling a cross in to the back post, where Fletcher got ahead of his man to tap in off the crossbar.

The lead didn’t last though. Jensen shovelled away Rodallega’s fine hit before making a great block from the resulting corner. But from Wigan’s next attack, in the most bizarre of circumstances, the visitors were level.

Jensen hesitated in coming for a nothing ball across his area, and when the giant goalkeepers finally set off, he caught his studs in the turf and collapsed in a heap, leaving Rodallega to gleefully roll the ball into an empt net from six yards.

Burnley never really recoevered from that blow and Jensen was quickly replaced by Peruvian international Diego Penny, who came on for his Premier League debut.

Chances were few and far between for the rest of the first half but it took Wigan just six minutes to take the lead after the restart.

Jason Scotland chased a nothing ball down the left channel and was given far too much room to pick out Rodallega. The Columbian set himself and picked his spot, firing low across Penny into the bottom corner from 20 yards.

Burnley reacted well with Nugent thrown on as the Clarets went 4-4-2, but the best opportunity they made was when Eagles darted through the back line only to be denied by Kirkland at the near post.

And Wigan made the points safe when Scharner’s near post flick-on from a corner was coolly slotted in by Boyce, who had lost his marker, Andre Bikey.

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