Starts for Kusunga, PhilliskirkGenseric Kusunga (pictured) was handed his first home start by Latics for this afternoon's home match against Sky Bet League 1 leaders Leyton Orient.
There was also a recall for Danny Philliskirk as manager Lee Johnson made two changes from the side which kicked off last Saturday at Crawley Town.
The two players to lose their places were Jonson Clarke-Harris and Anton Rodgers who stepped down to the bench.
Latics were bidding to inflict a first league defeat of the season on the O's who have amassed 25 points from a possible 27.
Latics (4-4-2): Oxley; Lanzono, Tarkowski, Kusunga, Grounds; Dayton, Wesolowski, Smith, Mills; MacDonald, Philliskirk. Subs: Rooney, Montano, Clarke-Harris, Winchester, Rodgers, Millar, Rachubka.
Orient (4-4-2): Jones; Cuthbert, Baudry, Clarke, Omozusi; Odubajo, James, Bartley, Cox; Lisbie, Mooney. Subs: Sawyer, Larkins, Batt, Lee, Lassimont, Gorman, Stockley.