Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur leave Wigan Athletic in drop zone

The point did little for either side, with Spurs squandering an opportunity to move back into the Champions League qualifying places, while Roberto Martinez's Wigan now trail fourth-bottom Villa by two points with four games to play.

updated: April 27, 2013 21:53 IST
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London: Emmerson Boyce scored a desperate last-minute own goal as Tottenham Hotspur snatched a 2-2 draw at Wigan Athletic on Saturday that prevented the home side from climbing out of the Premier League relegation zone.

A stunning goal from Callum McManaman had looked set to heave Wigan out of the bottom three, only for Boyce to inadvertently deflect the ball over the line from Gareth Bale's miscued shot in the dying stages.

Boyce had earlier scored an 11th-minute equaliser, heading home from a corner after Bale had charged down Wigan goalkeeper Joel Robles' clearance to give the visitors an early lead.

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