Two-goal striker inspires defeat of luckless Wigan
And the Cherries added their second three minutes later when Kermorgant robbed Chris McCann jus outside the box to fire past Al Habsi.
After the break, Wilson could have added his second after splitting the Wigan centre-halves and shaking off Liam Ridgewell but fired his 56th minute effort well over.
But he made no mistake a minute later by flicking Kermorgant’s knockdown over Ridgewell and then shook off Leon Barnett’s challenge to beat Al Habsi.
Clarke grabbed one back for the Latics on the hour after rising above Steve Cook to nod home McClean’s left-wing cross.
Don Cowie’s 64th-minute corner was met by Ridgewell but keeper Boruc tipped the effort over, minutes after the midfielder’s low driven right-wing cross had been slid wide by substitute Billy McKay.
Latics boss Malky Mackay, who takes his side to Nottingham Forest in midweek, said: “We’ve looked at Wilson’s goal immediately.
“Kermorgant flicks it on and Wilson’s two yards offside when he touches the ball, so obviously we’re really disappointed with that because it’s taken the wind out of our sails.
“It was a pretty even game at that point ten minutes before half-time and it really deflated our players.
“They came up against the best team in the division as far as I’m concerned; a team that I think will be promoted.
“Off the back of playing Ipswich, who have the best home record in the league and were up in the top six as well, the actual two performances of the last two weeks gives me encouragement for the next 17 or so games, starting on Wednesday night.”
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