Wolves v Sheffield Wednesday: Match guide - Teams, player to watch, history, referee and betting

Sheffield Wednesday head to what will be a packed Molineux, hoping to build on last week's draw at Fulham as they take on Paul Lambert's Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 22:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 11:44 am
Lucas Joao and Danny Batth in action at Molineux last season


Wolves (4-4-2): Andy Lonergan, Dominic Iorfa, Richard Stearman, Kortney Hause, Matt Doherty, Helder Costa, Jack Price, Conor Coady, Bright Enobakhare, George Saville, Jon Dadi BodvarssonWednesday (4-4-2): Keiren Westwood, Jack Hunt, Tom Lees, Glenn Loovens, Daniel Pudil, Barry Bannan, Sam Hutchinson , Kieran Lee, Adam Reach, Fernando Forestieri, Steven Fletcher


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Helder Costa has claimed four goals since arriving on a season long-loan deal from Portuguese heavyweights Benfica back in July. The talented forward spent last season on loan in France with Ligue 1 side Monaco.


Wolves boast the upperhand in the head-to-head record, winning 46 of the 114 meetings between the two clubs in all competitions. You have to go back over a decade for the last time the Owls triumphed at Molineux. Marcus Tudgay bagged a brace and Deon Burton was also on target in a 3-1 victory. However, Wednesday have lost on their last five visits, including on the final day of the regular season when an own goal by Michael Turner and a strike by George Saville saw them edged out. With one eye on the first leg of their Play-Off Semi-Final encounter with Brighton and Hove Albion, Carlos Carvalhal rested the majority of his senior players. Tomorrow’s clash will be Paul Lambert’s first home fixture in charge of Wolves.

Marcus Tudgay scored twice the last time Wednesday won at Molineux



Jeremy Simpson - The Lancashire-based whistler has taken charge of 16 matches this season, dishing out 76 bookings and one red card. Simpson is an experienced referee, having officiated over 100 Football League games over a four year period. He is an ex-international assistant and has been involved in plenty of Champions League matches.

Helder Costa is the man to watch for Wolves
Marcus Tudgay scored twice the last time Wednesday won at Molineux
Helder Costa is the man to watch for Wolves