Wigan charged over pitch invasion, Aguero escapes FA hammer

FA Cup By: Ambrose Udeme | 29/03/2018

Sergio Aguero, Manchester City

League One outfit Wigan Athletic have been charged by the Football Association over a pitch invasion by fans following their FA Cup fifth-round win over Premier League leaders Manchester City.

And according to BBC Sports, Sergio Aguero who had an altercation with a fan after the FA Cup tie which took place in February will face no punishment.

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Now Wigan have been charged for 'failing to ensure that no spectators or unauthorised persons encroached onto the pitch' at the DW Stadium.

The League One club has until 18:00 BST on Monday, 9 April to respond.

City have already been fined £50,000 after failing to control their players when referee Anthony Taylor sent off Fabian Delph for a first-half challenge on Wigan's Max Power.

Wigan won the game 1-0 thanks to Will Grigg's late goal, but the Latics were eliminated in the sixth round following a 2-0 home defeat by Southampton.