BHAFC v SWFC (16/5/16) Play-Off Semi Final 2nd Leg | Preview

Brighton need to set history to get them to Wembley, as they must overturn a 2 goal deficit against Sheffield Wednesday. No Championship team has recovered from 2 goals down in a play-off semi final, but Brighton will be looking to re-write the record books Monday night.

Wednesday News;

Carlos Carvahal may re-name the same squad from Friday night, as the Owls look to book their place at Wembley. Ross Wallace scored his 5th of the season Friday while Kieran Lee netted his 6th, still some way behind leading scorer Fernando Forestieri, who has 15.

FACT; Wednesday have only won 6 games away from Hillsborough all season.

Brighton News;

Connor Goldson, Steve Sidwell, Anthony Knockaert and Tomer Hemed are all set to miss out the game Monday through injuries picked up Friday night. Dale Stephens remains suspended, but Lewis Dunk is back after serving his 2 game ban. 

FACT; Brighton are unbeaten in 10 home games, winning 7.

Earlier In The Season: SWFC [0]-[0] BHAFC (3/11/15), BHAFC [0]-[0] SWFC (8/3/16), SWFC [2]-[0] BHAFC (13/5/16);

After goalless league meetings, Wednesday scored the first goals of the fixture Friday night in the first leg; Wallace and Lee on target for the Owls.


In the 17 games played between the 2 sides, Brighton have only won 3 games, while Wednesday have won 7. Brighton haven’t beaten the Owls in the previous 8 games, and have only scored 2 goals in that period.

Likely Line-Up;


Bruno, Greer, Dunk, Bong;

Rosenior, Kayal, Towell, Skalak,

Baldock, Murphy;


Brighton 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday


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