Jamal Lowe breaks Wigan scoring duck following summer move from Portsmouth

Jamal Lowe celebrated his first goal for Wigan following his summer move from Pompey and confessed: it’s been a long time coming.

Sunday, 20th October 2019, 7:50 pm
Updated Sunday, 20th October 2019, 8:08 pm
Former Pompey winger Jamal Lowe Picture: Lewis Storey/Getty Images

The ex-Blues winger scored the only goal of the game as Paul Cook’s Latics secured a 1-0 Championship win over promotion-chasing Nottingham Forest.

His match-winner came in the 35th minute at the DW Stadium and represented his first goal since netting the Blues’ equaliser in their 1-1 draw with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light back in April.

Lowe has played 16 time since that League One effort, with 13 of those appearances coming for Wigan.

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He was Pompey’s top scorer with 17 goals last season.

And after breaking his Latics duck, the forward admitted it was a moment we had been patiently waiting for.

Lowe told wiganathletic.com: ‘It has been a long time in coming.

‘I have been getting in some good positions and that’s the main thing really because when you’re not getting the chances, that’s a worry.

‘I have just backed myself by keeping on getting in the right place and the first one has gone in today.’