How can I watch Sheffield Wednesday v Queens Park Rangers? Who is the ref? The latest odds
Sheffield Wednesday will be looking to return to winning ways when they host Queens Park Rangers in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday – and here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Hillsborough clash:
When is the game? What time is kick-off?
Garry Monk’s side will be hoping to bounce back from their first league defeat of the campaign at Bristol City at the weekend when they welcome the Hoops to S6 on Saturday.
Kick-off is at 3pm.
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Is there a live stream for Wednesday v Queens Park Rangers? 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 as ever The Star will also be running a comprehensive live blog with team news, live updates, reaction and analysis from Joe Crann and Alex Miller – the pair being two of only a handful of people allowed into Hillsborough.
How much does a streaming pass cost and where can I buy one?
A streaming pass for this fixture costs £10 via the link above, although the game is free to watch for season ticket holders.
Is there any injury news? Who is in the teams?
Owls boss Monk should have the same personnel which travelled to Ashton Gate on Sunday to choose from – as well as new striker Callum Paterson, signed from Cardiff City in midweek.
Young defender Ozase Urhoghide is next expected to be in the matchday 18 despite playing 70 minutes of the under 23s’ 1-0 defeat at Hull City on Monday as he continues his comeback from a knee injury suffered last season.
But fellow youngster Alex Hunt could be in Monk’s plans after recovering from a knee injury picked up in training last week which forced him to miss the Carabao Cup tie at Fulham and the defeat at Bristol City.
Defender Chey Dunkley, signed in the summer from relegated Wigan Athletic, is in the final stages of his rehabilitation after a double leg break playing for his former club in February but is not expected back until after the international break.
Hoops boss Mark Warburton should have a fully fit squad to choose from and could hand a debut to £2m striker Macauley Bonne, who has joined from Charlton Athletic.
Warburton is expected to give the nod to Seny Dieng in goal ahead of Joe Lumley after the Swiss ‘keeper, who spent last season on loan at Doncaster Rovers, impressed on his debut in the 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough at the weekend.
Who is the referee?
Michael Salisbury is the referee, with Andrew Fox and Richard Wild his assistants. Jeremy Simpson is the fourth official.
What are the odds?
Sky Bet is offering the following odds on the game:
Sheffield Wednesday – 21/20
Draw – 12/5
Queens Park Rangers – 13/5
Are any tickets available?
No. All Wednesday games are currently being played behind closed doors due to coronavirus pandemic, meaning no tickets will be available.
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