Goal review sees Sheffield Wednesday goalscorer changed after Cambridge United rout

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Sheffield Wednesday’s third goal against Cambridge United has been credited to Michael Smith.

The Owls ran riot on Monday as they put five past the U’s in a devastating Hillsborough victory that sent them into League One’s automatic promotion, with a Josh Windass hattrick as well as goals from Michael Smith and Liam Palmer securing the 5-0 win.

Or at least that’s what people thought…

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It’s since been confirmed, however, that – after review – Palmer’s strike struck Smith before finding the back of the Cambridge net, and has consequently been given to the striker rather than the defender.

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It means that Smith is now on eight goals for the season in the third tier, and 11 across all competitions – taking him level with Josh Windass in terms of goals and assists on 14 in 2022/23.

Palmer has scored as many goals this season as he has in his entire career combined prior to this season, but his wait for a fourth goes on.