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Match preview: Luton v Wednesday

26 February 2021

The Owls head to Luton this weekend in the Sky Bet Championship looking to halt a run of three successive defeats.

Wednesday will be looking to bounce back after defeats to Stoke, Birmingham and Brentford.

Heading into this weekend’s round of league fixtures, the Owls are three points from safety in 23rd with 28 points, while Luton sit in 17th on 38.

The Hatters have posted a mixed bag of results in recent weeks.

Nathan Jones’ side have one win, two draws and two defeats from their last five.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the game:

MATCH DETAILS

Date: Saturday 27 February
Kick-off: 3.00pm
Championship
Kenilworth Road

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OFFICIALS

Referee - Michael Salisbury
Assistant Referee 1 - Mark Pottage
Assistant Referee 2 - Mark Jones
Fourth Official - Gavin Ward

LIVE BROADCAST

The game will be broadcast live on iFollow with four-camera coverage and commentary from Rob O’Neill and John Pearson.

You can purchase a match pass for £10 by CLICKING HERE.

TEAM NEWS

Wednesday: Fisayo Dele-Bashiru is ruled out for four to six weeks after sustaining an ankle injury at Brentford in midweek.

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Jack Marriott has returned to training and is available for selection.

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Liam Shaw serves the final game of his two-match suspension, while Keiren Westwood (rib), Cameron Dawson (knee), Massimo Luongo (knee) and Andre Green (Achilles) are ruled out.

Luton: Matty Pearson and Tom Lockyer have both missed the Hatters’ last two outings against Stoke and Millwall.

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The duo’s last appearances came in a 2-0 defeat at home against Cardiff earlier this month, with Martin Cranie and James Bree coming in as replacements.

Jones has revealed one of Pearson and Lockyer could be fit for this weekend’s fixture, explaining: "We might have a surprise with one. One isn’t (fit), we might have a surprise with the other, but we’ll wait and see."

FORM GUIDE

Owls: LWLLL
Luton: DWLLD

LAST FIVE v Luton

Owls 0-1 Luton – 24 October 2020 - Championship
Luton 1-0 Owls – 12 February 2020 – Championship
Owls 1-0 Luton – 20 August 2019 – Championship
Luton 0-1 Owls – 15 January 2019 – FA Cup
Owls 0-0 Luton – 5 January 2019 – FA Cup


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