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Match preview: Owls v Huddersfield

14 July 2020

Wednesday will be looking to build on the positives from Saturday’s 3-0 win over QPR on the road.

It was a welcomed return to winning ways for Garry Monk’s side, who halted their three-game losing streak.

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The Owls dominated from start to finish against the R’s with goals from Dominic Iorfa, Josh Windass and Jacob Murphy sealing the three points.

Wednesday have won twice on the road since the restart (Bristol City, 2-1 and QPR 3-0), and are the division’s leading scorers away from home (36 goals).

Huddersfield have picked up five points since the restart but have slipped dangerously close to the bottom three after defeat on Friday at home to Luton.

Here’s what you need to know ahead of the game in our detailed match preview:

MATCH DETAILS

- Date: Tuesday, July 14th 2020
- Kick-off, 7.45pm
- Sky Bet Championship
- Hillsborough

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee - Dean Whitestone
Assistants1 - James Wilson and Jonathan Hunt
Fourth Official - Anthony Backhouse

JACK CHARLTON

The players, staff and officials will wear black armbands tonight in memory of club legend Jack Charlton and there will be a minute's silence ahead of the game.

iFOLLOW



Sheffield Wednesday are encouraging supporters to stay away and tune in to all remaining 2019/20 matches from home with fans given unprecedented access to live games on Sky Sports and iFollow.

For non-Season Ticket holders, iFollow will be live streaming the remaining fixtures of the 2019/20 campaign with the exception of those selected for Sky Sports coverage.

Tonight’s clash with the Terriers will be broadcast live on iFollow and match passes are available by CLICKING HERE, priced at £10.

For Season Ticket holders who have selected the iFollow bundle, ALL remaining fixtures of the campaign will be streamed on iFollow, including those selected for live Sky Sports broadcast.

RULE CHANGE REMINDER

Substitutions

The number of substitutes used during a match which will increase from three to five players, with the matchday squad increasing to 20.

• Each team will have a maximum of three opportunities to make substitutions
• If both teams make a substitution at the same time, this will count as one of the three opportunities for each team.
• In a normal 90 minute fixture, once all three opportunities have been used, no further substitutions can be made.

Walkout protocol

• Players and match official entry will be staggered onto the pitch.
• There will be no handshakes. Players to take up on pitch positions in the same half as they warmed up ready for kick off.

OWLS MEGASTORE

The Owls are reminding supporters that the Ticket Office, Megastore and Meadowhall store remain closed until further notice.

TEAM NEWS

SWFC: Liam Palmer, Kieran Lee and Connor Wickham could be back involved for Wednesday.

Palmer was ruled out of the trip to QPR with a knock, while Lee and Wickham had returned to full training but the clash in West London came too soon.

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Though after an impressive 3-0 win over the R’s, Monk may opt to name a similar side with no fresh injuries reported.

Huddersfield: While manager Danny Cowley hasn’t reported any significant injury concerns, Huddersfield are expected to make changes.

The Terriers slipped to a disappointing 2-0 home defeat to Luton on Friday and head into tonight’s game two points above the drop zone.

Defender Tommy Elphick (knee) remains the only long-term absentee.

FORM

Owls: WLLLW
Huddersfield: LWDDL

LAST MEETING – 15 September 2019

LAST FIVE V HUDDERSFIELD

Huddersfield 0-2 Owls – 15 September 2019 - Championship
Owls 1-1 Huddersfield – 17 May 2017 – Championship PO
Huddersfield 0-0 Owls – 14 May 2017 – Championship PO
Owls 2-0 Huddersfield - 14 January 2017 – Championship
Huddersfield 0-1 Owls - 16 October 2016 – Championship

 


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