Cardiff City 0 v 2 Sheffield Wednesday LIVE: Garry Monk reacts to Owls' win on opening day of new season

One of the toughest seasons in living memory finally gets underway for Sheffield Wednesday as they travel to Cardiff City – and you can follow it all live.

By Liam Norcliffe
Saturday, 12th September 2020, 4:57 pm
Josh Windass starts up front with Jordan Rhodes against Cardiff City this afternoon. Picture: Steve Ellis
Josh Windass starts up front with Jordan Rhodes against Cardiff City this afternoon. Picture: Steve Ellis

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Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Saturday, 12 September, 2020, 18:27

  • FT: Cardiff City 0 v 2 Sheffield Wednesday
  • Josh Windass with opener after four minutes
  • Jordan Rhodes doubles lead just before half-time
  • First game of new 2020/2021 Championship season
  • Wednesday start new campaign bottom of table on -12 points
  • SWFC: Dawson; Iorfa, Lees, Van Aken; Harris, Luongo, Bannan, Brown, Penney (Palmer, 78); Windass (Kachunga, 70), Rhodes (Reach, 66)
  • Stay with us for reaction

Here’s more on THAT post-match huddle

What was said in the post-match huddle after Sheffield Wednesday's win at Cardiff City

Some Sheffield Wednesday players were halfway down the tunnel when Garry Monk called them back for a huddle on the Cardiff City pitch.

‘Shocking performance’ - the view from the opposition

Monk on post-match huddle

It’s a signal not only to ourselves but to the fans that we are a team that are going to be together. We’re going to show that unity and spirit and we’re going to try and do it in every single game. We want to do that for them and for the club. We need them to be with us."

Garry Monk on post-match team huddle

Sorry to hear that, Neil....NOT!

I feel sucker-punched" - Cardiff City boss left deflated as Sheffield Wednesday win in Championship opener

Cardiff City manager Neil Harris said he felt “sucker-punched” after they were defeated by the Owls on the opening day of the new Championship season.

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How we rated each Sheffield Wednesday player in win against Cardiff City

Goals from Josh Windass and Jordan Rhodes gave the Owls a perfect start to the 2020/2021 Championship season against Cardiff City.

Vaughany’s a happy man

Monk on Julian Borner’s absence and Joost van Aken

He rang in ill yesterday morning. I am going to try and give everyone an opportunity and Joost has come back in. I was delighted for him today. It’s up to the players when they have a chance to prove a point. I have given players an opportunity in pre-season.

Garry Monk

Monk ‘delighted’ after goalscoring return for Jordan Rhodes

I am delighted for Jordan. Hopefully that will give him great confidence. We are not fully match sharp yet. There was a bit of a rustiness there but that’s where the mentality takes over. There were really good signs.

Garry Monk

We were excellent today. We knew what to expect. The organisation was great. We are pleased to get off to a winning start.

Garry Monk
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