Rochdale assistant manager Chris Beech says his side must impose their game on Fleetwood on Tuesday night to end their four-match winless run.
Wigan manager Gary Caldwell is hoping that his players can use Tuesday night’s rearranged fixture against Sheffield United to their advantage as they look for another three points at home.
Keith Hill says key moments in games are costing his Rochdale side after their 3-2 defeat at home to Chesterfield.
Bury boss David Flitcroft fears that the current run of bad form will affect the confidence and development of the younger players after a 2-0 defeat to Fleetwood.
Wigan manager Gary Caldwell was left bitterly disappointed after his side missed the chance of another trip to Wembley, losing to Barnsley in the northern area semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
Wigan will hope they have nurtured a new star in the making after they put Fleetwood to bed, continuing their strong home form.
Wigan boss Gary Caldwell has called for his players to take more responsibility for their play and be stronger mentally away from hom as they yet again gave themselves a mountain to climb at the weekend in losing 3-2 to Port Vale.
Rochdale travel to the Pirelli Stadium tomorrow in search of their first ever win against Burton Albion.
Josh Morris scored the only goal of the match for the home side, his third in three games, as Rochdale dominated possession but struggled to break down a resilient Fleetwood outfit.
Barnsley scored with their first attack when Kane Hemmings got on the end of a Milan Lalkovic cross to poke the Tykes into a 12th minute lead which Oldham never pegged back.
Bradley Dack’s deflected volley with 20 minutes remaining earned Gillingham all three points and left Johnson rueing missed chances.