(GIF) Wigan Athletic Defender Emmerson Boyce Pulls Off Incredible Block to Deny Man City Striker Edin Dzeko

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Latics defender with stunning goal-saving block at Etihad Stadium.

The old saying goes that some saves are as important as a goal and there’s little doubt that some defensive actions are too.

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This block from Wigan Athletic’s Emmerson Boyce is undoubtedly in that category, as the defender flung himself at the feet of Man City’s Edin Dzeko to prevent the striker scoring a certain equaliser in Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final at the Etihad Stadium.

Wigan beat giants City for the second consecutive season in the competition, with Jordi Gomez and James Perch scoring to lead the Latics to a stunning 2-1 win.

Boyce’s intervention was crucial.

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