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Match preview: Owls v Millwall

31 January 2020

The Owls will be looking for a reaction this weekend after slipping to five defeats from six in the Championship.

Manager Garry Monk was critical of the performance in midweek after Wigan came from behind to win 2-1 at the DW Stadium and has demanded more from his squad this weekend.

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Wednesday’s home form has been a concern of late with three defeats on the bounce in S6, while his side have enjoyed better fortune on the road with recent wins over Brighton, Leeds and QPR.

The Lions arrive at Hillsborough after back to back defeats.

Gary Rowett’s side lost 2-0 in the FA Cup at home to Sheffield United before letting slip a 2-0 lead over Leeds to lose out 3-2 at Elland Road.

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Team news

SWFC: Midfielder Massimo Luongo (groin) is scheduled to resume training next week.

Kieran Lee (shoulder), Sam Hutchinson (knee) and Liam Palmer (ankle) are all fit to play.

Morgan Fox (ankle) is a doubt and a late decision will be made on the full back.

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Fernando Forestieri (knee) has played 45 minutes for the Owls Under-23s and, after taking part in full training this week, is available for selection.

New loan signing Alessio Da Cruz could feature in the squad.

Millwall: Midfielder Shaun Williams is back from suspension, while new loan signing Mason Bennett will also come into contention.

Ben Thompson and Frank Fielding remain sidelined.

Current form

Owls: WWLWL
Millwall: WDWLL

Top scorers

Steven Fletcher: 12 goals
Tom Bradshaw: 10 goals

Tickets

Tickets for this Category D fixture start from £28 for Adult Owls Members and £5 for Under 11 Members on the Kop.

The Owls Ticket Office is open from 9.00am on the matchday.

Family Zone

Sheffield Wednesday’s Family Zone will be in full swing this weekend at Hillsborough!

From 1.30pm when the turnstiles open, the fun begins up in the Grandstand where young Owls can take part in a range of fun activities before every home game.

Important supporter information

Sheffield Wednesday’s safety certificate has been amended.

Additional North Stand tickets will be on sale for Saturday’s Championship fixture against Millwall and beyond.

FULL DETAILS HERE.

Supporter behaviour

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 to which the club has a zero tolerance policy.

Offensive or unlawful chanting could result in ejection from the stadium and further action from the club and/or relevant authorities.

iFollow

iFollow commentary will be brought to you by Rob O’Neill and John Pearson.

For overseas fans, subscribers can watch the full game with enhanced production for the 2019/20 season including multi-camera coverage, match commentary and graphics.

Last meeting – 17 August 2019

Last five v Millwall

Millwall 1-0 Owls - 17 August 2019 - Championship
Millwall 0-0 Owls - 12 February 2019 - Championship
Owls 2-1 Millwall - 22 August 2018 – Championship
Millwall 2-1 Owls - 20 February 2018 – Championship
Owls 2-1 Millwall - 31 October 2017 – Championship


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