Wigan manager Uwe Rosler bullish after Cardiff victory

Saturday 15 Feb 2014
Uwe Rosler salutes Wigan fans

Wigan Athletic boss Uwe Rosler dedicated The FA Cup victory over Cardiff City to the club's fans - although he missed the goal that sealed the win.

Cardiff City 1-2 Wigan Athletic

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Chris McCann had given the Championship outfit an 18th-minute lead but Fraizer Campbell equalised for the hosts just nine minutes later, but up stepped Ben Watson.

Watson, the Latics hero from Wembley last May,  thumped home what turned out to be the winner five minutes before the break.

Rosler has so much belief in his side's capabilities that he wants to take on the best in the next round.

He said: "I want to compete against the best teams in the country and Cardiff today gave us the possibility, and we stood our own ground very well."

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With regards to the winner from Watson - Rosler admitted: "I didn't see the second goal. I just turned around and the ball was in."

He added said: "We take it game by game. I felt very happy with the performance.

"I thought our supporters, they travelled in big numbers. We made them proud, we wanted to make them proud."

The Fifth Round tie between Cardiff City and Wigan Athletic is the featured game on TheFA.com's Road to Wembley.

Watch out for the latest episode from Wales on Monday.

By Gary Stonehouse Staff Writer Cardiff City Stadium