Start date: 15 Sep 2018 14:00 GMT
Location: Sheffield, England
Venue: Hillsborough Stadium
Sheffield Wed have collected a total of 10 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in Championship. Their last league match was against Reading away from home where they won 2-1.
Sheffield Wed are currently sitting in the 11th place in the league table. They have 10 points from 3 wins, 1 draws and 2 losses. The team scored 9 goals and conceded 9 since the start of the season.
Jos Luhukay will be without tricky winger Fernando Forestieri after the Argentine was handed a three-match ban for his involvement in a brawl during a pre-season friendly against Mansfield.
Academy graduate Matt Penney will likely get the nod ahead of the more experienced Morgan Fox at left-back after another impressive showing against Reading.
Stoke have collected a total of 5 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in Championship. Their last league match was against West Brom away from home where they lost 2-1.
Stoke are currently sitting in the 18th place in the league table. They have 5 points from 1 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. They have scored 7 goals and conceded 11 since the start of the season.
Stoke boss Gary Rowett could hand a full debut to midfielder Ryan Woods, who arrived from Brentford in time to make the bench against West Brom.
There could also be starts for the likes of Bojan and Benik Afobe as Rowett looks to kickstart his side’s season.
Head To Head
Stoke have won 1 of the last 5 meetings between the two teams. The last clash between the two teams was in Dec 2015 when the final score was 2-0 to Stoke.
Sheffield Wed (4-2-3-1): Dawson; Lees, Thorniley, Palmer, Penney; Bannan; Pelupessy, Reach, Matias, Joao; Nuhiu
Stoke (4-4-1-1): Butland, Indi, Shawcross, Martina, Pieters, Etibo, Allen, Diouf, McClean, Berahino, Crouch
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