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28 August 2012


Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham
Capital One Cup - Round two
Tuesday 28 August
7.45pm kick-off

Team news

Owls: Wednesday have no fresh injury concerns ahead of tonight’s League Cup encounter against Premier League side Fulham.

The Owls have made an excellent start to the new season and continued their winning ways at Hillsborough on Saturday, beating Millwall by the odd goal in five.

Boss Dave Jones may make changes to his squad for the Capital One Cup clash this evening, with the Owls facing a trip to Crystal Palace in the Championship on Saturday.

Fulham: Boss Martin Jol will make changes for tonight’s Capital One Cup clash with Wednesday.

The Cottagers made an impressive start to their Premier League campaign with a 5-0 win over Norwich City before facing a tough test against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday – a game they lost 3-2.

Striker Clint Dempsey will not be involved at Hillsborough, while defender Philippe Senderos is out with a foot injury.

Jol has said he could rest up to four players for the Hillsborough cup-tie.

Owls winsDrawsFulham wins
League241422
FA Cup202
League Cup100
Total271424

Last meeting
Saturday 3 January 2009
Owls 1-2 Fulham
(Spurr 21; Johnson 12, 88)

View from the dugout

Dave Jones said: "Any home tie in the cup must be seen as a good tie and it doesn’t really matter who you are going to play.  But Fulham are a very, very good side and they always have been since they achieved promotion to the Premier League."

Martin Jol said: "There will be a few changes. We have 18 or 19 players and they are all good enough to come in and play. I can give three or four players a rest."


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