SWFC v BHAFC (1/10/16) | Match Preview

Brighton return to the scene of their play-off nightmare, as they take on a Sheffield Wednesday side, which hasn’t lived up to expectations thus far, but still remain in firm contention around the play-offs.

Sheffield Wednesday News;

Sheffield Wednesday could welcome back Daniel Pudil after he has missed the last 3 games through injury. Sam Hutchinson and Lucas Joao are both doubts though. Kieran Lee and Steven Fletcher are the top Owls scorers this season with 3 goals each.

Form; D, W, W, L, W, W

FACT; Wednesday have claimed 10 points from losing positions this season, the most in the league.

Brighton News;

Dale Stephens will serve his 1 match ban, after picking up a red on Tuesday, while Beram Kayal will also miss out. Gaetan Bong is avaliable again, after serving his 1 match ban. Glenn Murray is still the leading Brighton scorer with 5 goal this season.

Form; L, W, W, L, W, D

FACT; Have not conceded in 380 championship minutes and have the best defensive record in the league, only shipping 6 goals so far.

Last Time We Met: BHAFC [1]-[1] SWFC (16/5/16);

Brighton’s playoff heartbreak continued after they were knocked out after losing over 2 legs. After plenty of chances, Lewis Dunk’s goal gave the Seagulls hope of turning around the 2 goal deficit, but a goal from Ross Wallace was enough to see the Owls over the line.

H-2-H;

Brighton have an abysmal record at Hillsbrough; they haven’t won their in their history and have only beaten the Owls 5 times in 23 matches. They also haven’t won any of the last 9 meetings between the 2, and have only managed to score 4 goals during that time.

Likely Line-Up;

Stockdale;

Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Bong;

Knockaert, Sidwell, Murphy, Norwood, Skalak;

Hemed

Prediction;

Wednesday 0-0 Brighton

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