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Match preview: Owls v Rotherham

3 March 2021

It’s a huge night of Championship action on Wednesday as new Owls boss Darren Moore will be in the dugout at Hillsborough.

The Owls host Rotherham in S6 in a crucial basement battle with both sides aiming to end a run of defeats and turn around their form.

Wednesday head into the game on a run of four straight reverses, while the Millers have lost their last five.

The stakes are high at Hillsborough with the three points on offer vital to both sides in the fight for Championship survival.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game:

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MATCH DETAILS

Date: Wednesday 3 March
Kick-off: 7.45pm
Championship
Hillsborough

OFFICIALS

Referee - Darren Bond
Assistant Referee 1 - Matthew Jones
Assistant Referee 2 - Michael George
Fourth Official - Michael Salisbury

LIVE BROADCAST

This fixture is a co-exclusive Sky Sports broadcast, therefore also available on iFollow.

Via our iFollow live streaming service, match commentary will be provided by Rob O’Neill and John Pearson.

Season Ticket holders must apply before 6.00pm on matchday to guarantee access for the game.

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THE MANAGER: Darren Moore

TEAM NEWS

Owls: Liam Shaw is back available for selection after completing his two-match suspension.

The midfielder was sent off during our clash with Birmingham at Hillsborough late last month.

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Keiren Westwood (rib), Cameron Dawson (knee), Massimo Luongo (knee) and Andre Green (Achilles) are unlikely to feature.

Moses Odubajo and Joost van Aken remain sidelined.

Rotherham: Clark Robertson (hamstring) is ruled out for four weeks.

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The Millers will be without Michael Ihiekwe, who is to serve the final game of his two-match suspension, while former Owls defender Richard Wood (groin) is unlikely to feature.

Jamie Lindsay (hamstring) is ruled out, while ex-Owl Joe Mattock (ankle) hasn’t made an appearance since December.

FORM GUIDE

Owls: WLLLL
Rotherham: LLLLL

LAST FIVE v Rotherham

Rotherham 3-0 Owls – 28 October 2020 – Championship
Rotherham 0-1 Owls – 28 August 2019 – EFL Cup
Rotherham 2-2 Owls – 16 February 2019 – Championship
Owls 2-2 Rotherham – 8 December 2018 – Championship
Rotherham 0-2 Owls – 4 April 2017 – Championship


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