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Sheffield Wednesday team news: Owls make three changes for Bristol City showdown

Steven Fletcher starts up front for Sheffield Wednesday
Steven Fletcher starts up front for Sheffield Wednesday

Boss Jos Luhukay has made three changes to his Sheffield Wednesday's starting line-up for today's Championship meeting with Bristol City.

Jordan Thorniley has been restored to the defence, Barry Bannan returns to midfield following a one-match suspension while Steven Fletcher comes into the attack. Joey Pelupessy, Atdhe Nuhiu and Fernando Forestieri dropped to the bench.

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The Owls, seeking to extend their unbeaten Championship run to four matches, are still without forward Marco Matias (hamstring). Long-term absentees Gary Hooper, Sam Winnall, Kieran Lee and Joost van Aken all remain on the sidelines.

Owls line-up v Bristol City: Dawson; Lees, Pudil, Thorniley; Palmer, Hector, Bannan, Onomah, Penney; Reach, Fletcher. Substitutes: Wildsmith, Baker, Kirby, Pelupessy, Nuhiu, Joao, Forestieri.