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Match preview: Derby v Wednesday

10 December 2019

The Owls will be out to build on back to back wins when they travel to Derby on Wednesday night.

Victories over Charlton (1-3) and Brentford (2-1) has seen Garry Monk’s side climb up the table with top scorer Steven Fletcher scoring two goals in both games.

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Wednesday have not beaten Derby away from home since April 2006, when goals from Marcus Tudgay and Leon Best sealed the points in a 2-0 win.

Derby head into the game 16th in the Championship with one win in their last five.

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The Rams’ form on home soil is strong with five wins from their last six outings at Pride Park.

It is away from home where Derby have struggled and the 1-0 reverse at Blackburn on Saturday was their fifth consecutive defeat on the road.

Team news

SWFC: Fernando Forestieri (knee) will be sidelined.

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Liam Palmer is available for selection after completing his three-match suspension.

Keiren Westwood (shoulder) will be assessed ahead of the trip to Pride Park.

Elsewhere, there are no fresh injuries for the Owls.

Derby: Midfielder Graeme Shinnie is recovering from a hamstring injury, while defender Matt Clarke (knee) is also sidelined.

The experienced Tom Huddlestone (hamstring) has been out of action since early October and unlikely to figure.

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Krystian Bielik could keep his place in the side after returning from a hip injury last time out in the defeat to Blackburn.

Championship form

Owls: DLDWW
Derby: LWLDL

Tickets

Owls supporters can pay on the day at Derby but should note there will be a £2 increase on Adult tickets and £1 increase on all concessions.

Tickets will be available to purchase from the Away Ticket Cabin from 6.00pm (cash only). Collections and duplicates will also be available from this cabin.

Supporter guide

This supporter guide is intended to help you get the best experience possible on your visit to Pride Park.

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Safety

Sheffield Wednesday are reminding supporters of their conduct whilst following the team both at Hillsborough and away from home.

The launching of missiles from the stands, including pyrotechnics, are criminal offences and the club have a zero-tolerance policy to these.

iFollow

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The trip to Pride Park to face Derby will be shown live as a co-exclusive Sky Sports selection.

Coverage on iFollow remains unaffected, with match passes available in the UK and overseas and live match commentary will be provided by Rob O’Neill and John Pearson.

Last five v Derby

Derby 1-1 Owls – 9 March 2019 – Championship (pictured)
Owls 1-2 Derby – 24 November 2018 – Championship
Owls 2-0 Derby – 13 February 2018 – Championship
Derby 2-0 Owls – 21 October 2017 – Championship
Owls 2–1 Derby – 22 April 2017 – Championship

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