Nigerian international, Leon Balogun is glad Wigan Athletic claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over Millwall to boost their chances of escaping the drop, reports.


The deadline day winter arrival from Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion, started his first home game in the colors of the Latics hoping to continue his unbeaten start with the club after avoiding defeat in his first two appearances.


A second-half own goal from Shaun Hutchinson was all the hosts needed to seal all 3 points ad they moved up to within 2 points off safety.


The 31-year-old Eagles Center Back who was on for the entire match duration finished with an impressive game rating of 7.4, making 7 clearances, winning 5 duels and also completing 84% of his passes.


“Happy about my first win in the @laticsofficial shirt and even happier about the team performance that led to it. Massive 3 pts – now its recovery and then on to the next one,” Balogun posted afterwards.