How can I watch Rochdale v Sheffield Wednesday? Is there a live stream? How much will it cost?
Sheffield Wednesday are in Carabao Cup second round action on Tuesday evening – and here’s everything you need to know ahead of the trip to Rochdale:
When is the game? What time is kick-off?
Garry Monk’s side are back on the road when they cross the Pennines to take on Rochdale at the Spotland Stadium, also known as the Crown Oil Arena, on Tuesday, September 15. Kick-off is at 7.45pm.
Is there a live stream for Rochdale v Sheffield Wednesday? How can I follow it live?
Yes, there will be a stream for the game.
The match will be broadcast via iFollow at https://www.swfc.co.uk/ifollow/subscribe/ – with streaming passes available to purchase now.
But don’t forget The Star will also be running a comprehensive live blog with team news, live updates, reaction and analysis from Alex Miller - who will be one of a handful of people allowed access to the game.
How much does a streaming pass cost and where can I buy one?
A streaming pass for this fixture costs £10 via the above link.
Is there any injury news? Who is in the teams?
The Owls are expected to make several changes from the side which won at Cardiff as Monk looks to improve his squad’s sharpness ahead of this weekend’s Championship clash with Watford.
Monk made four changes to his side which tasted success in South Wales from that which triumphed on penalties against Walsall in this competition seven days earlier.
Defender Julian Börner should return to the squad after missing the Cardiff game because of a ‘24-hour bug’, although the Wednesday boss confirmed the German had not contracted Covid-19.
Once again, Monk will have a near-full fit squad to pick from but says ‘there will be some changes’.
“It’s impossible to be at (100 per cent) match sharpness so there were a lot of tired legs (against Cardiff) and we’ll have to see how they’ll recover and we’ll see how they are,” he said.
Osaze Urhoghide and new signing Chey Dunkley are still on the comeback trail from their respective injuries and are back in training, but it remains to be seen if they will feature.
Dale, who lost 3-1 at Swindon Town in Sky Bet League One on Saturday, will be without new striker Stephen Humphrys as he is cup-tied having appeared as a substitute for Southend United in their 1-0 first round defeat at Gillingham.
Who is the referee?
Referee - Sebastian Stockbridge
Assistant referees - Andrew Dallison and Robert Atkin
Fourth official - Matthew Parry
What are the odds?
Sky Bet is offering the following odds on the game:
Rochdale – 19/5
Draw – 13/5
Sheffield Wednesday – 4/6
Are any tickets available?
No. All Wednesday games are currently being played behind closed doors meaning no tickets will be available.
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