Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday

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Sheyi Ojo was a member of the England side that won the Under-20 World Cup this summer
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Sheyi Ojo could make his Fulham debut after joining on a season-long loan from Liverpool.

The Cottagers will be without Lucas Piazon after he broke his leg in their midweek draw at Leeds, while Tomas Kalas returns from a one-match ban.

Glenn Loovens could return from a back injury for Wednesday, although Frederico Venancio may deputise.

The Owls must decide whether to recall forward Fernando Forestieri after a reported training ground bust-up.

SAM’s prediction
Home win – 56% Draw – 25% Away win – 19%

SAM (Sports Analytics Machine) is a super-computer created by @ProfIanMcHale that is used to predict the outcome of football matches.

Match facts

  • Fulham have kept just one clean sheet in their last 16 matches against Sheffield Wednesday in all competitions (4-0 in Dec 2014), with Marcus Bettinelli keeping net in that clash.
  • The Owls won all three matches vs Fulham in 2015-16 but failed to win either Championship fixture against the Lilywhites in 2016-17 (D1 L1).
  • Fulham have drawn their opening three league games to a season – they’ve never opened the campaign with four draws.
  • Including play-offs, Sheffield Wednesday have lost just one of their last six Championship away games (W3 D2), though it was their season opener against Preston.
  • Sam Winnall has scored in three of his last five league appearances for Sheffield Wednesday, this after netting in one of his first 11.


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