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Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City

29 Apr

Carlos Carvalhal

If Cardiff fail to win, Sheffield Wednesday will secure a place in the play-offs

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Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Sam Hutchinson could be included in Carlos Carvalhal’s side following a bout of glandular fever.

Meanwhile, winger Ross Wallace serves the second of a three-game ban after his dismissal in the goalless draw against MK Dons.

Cardiff forward Lex Immers and midfielder Joe Ralls are out with hamstring and thigh injuries.

But defender Bruno Ecuele Manga is back after suffering from malaria.


  • Wednesday are winless in their last six games against Cardiff (D2 L4).
  • The Bluebirds are unbeaten in their last two games at Hillsborough (W1 D1) – they’ve never gone three games unbeaten there in their entire history.
  • After a run of four consecutive wins, the Owls are winless in four Championship games, though the last three have ended level.
  • Cardiff have lost their last two away games by a 2-1 scoreline, shipping three of those four goals in the final seven minutes.
  • If Cardiff fail to win, Sheffield Wednesday will secure a place in the play-offs.

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