WIGAN bought their followers dreaming of one other wonderful FA Cup run as they despatched Premier League Bournemouth crashing out.
The 2013 winners have loved some memorable days on this competitors and this was one other notable scalp for them.
And David Moyes will definitely must be cautious when he brings his West Ham aspect to the DW Stadium subsequent weekend.
Skipper Sam Morsy gave League One leaders Latics an early lead earlier than second half objectives from Dan Burn and Callum Elder settled it.
And it was not more than they deserved in opposition to a Cherries aspect who beat Arsenal with an excellent fight-back three days earlier.
Wigan had come inside minutes of ending this recreation on the Vitality Stadium – solely to be denied by a final gasp equaliser.
However Paul Prepare dinner’s males picked up the place they left off by taking the lead inside the primary 10 minutes.
Ryan Colclough beat a few defenders down the left then bought his low cross over to Will Grigg.
Cherries keeper Artur Boruc did nicely to avoid wasting the preliminary effort along with his legs however there was dwelling skipper Sam Morsy to brush dwelling the rebound.
A much-changed Bournemouth staff had been posing little menace though Benik Afobe not less than pressured a save out of Jamie Jones however his header lacked energy.
Harry Arter was fortunate to remain on the pitch shortly earlier than the break after his wild problem on Colclough earned him a yellow card.
Romantics within the sparsely populated stands had been beginning to sense an upset – and some omens.
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When Latics famously received this competitors again in 2013, they beat Bournemouth in a 3rd spherical replay to begin the fairytale.
The probabilities of it taking place once more are slim however the League One leaders clearly fancied their probabilities of an upset.
Latics keeper Jones needed to be on his guard once more after the break to maintain out Ryan Fraser’s low shot.
Lys Mousset slid an excellent ball by way of to Afobe however his first contact was hopeless and the chance was gone.
However Wigan had been nonetheless harmful on the break and Colclough flashed a shot that beat Boruc however drifted large of the far publish.
Eddie Howe threw on Jordon Ibe – the person who bought the winner in opposition to Arsenal on Sunday – in a bid to rescue the tie.
Afobe fluffed one other golden likelihood when he was performed in down the best however fired his shot throughout the face of purpose.
And the guests had been made to pay for his or her wasteful ending as two quick-fire objectives ensured Latics a spot in spherical 4.
First a cross from the best was flicked on by sub Noel Hunt an on the again publish was Dan Burn.
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The 6ft 7in defender had solely been on the pitch two minutes however his effort went in off the underside of the bar.
And inside three minutes the third purpose arrived in comparable style as Energy as soon as once more hung up a cross from the best.
It discovered full-back Callum Elder on the again publish and he buried his header into the far nook.