Sheffield Wednesday team news: Owls make one change for Stoke City clash

Sheffield Wednesday have made one change to their startling line-up for their Championship encounter with big-spending Stoke City this afternoon.

Saturday, 15th September 2018, 2:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th September 2018, 2:07 pm

Striker Steven Fletcher replaces Atdhe Nuhiu, who scored while on international duty with Kosovo last week, in attack. It is Fletcher's first outing since Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Carabao Cup on August 28.

New boys Michael Hector and Josh Onomah, signed on loan from Chelsea and Tottenham respectively at the end of last month, have been named on the bench. The pair only trained with their new teammates for the first time on Thursday.

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Fernando Forestieri begins a three-match suspension while midfielders Sam Hutchinson and Kieran Lee (both groin) and Sam Winnall (calf).

Owls: Dawson; Palmer, Lees, Thorniley, Penney; Pelupessy, Bannan; Matias, Reach, Joao, Fletcher. Substitutes: Wildsmith, Baker, Fox, Hector, Pudil, Onomah, Nuhiu.