Match preview: Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday

With the international break over, Wednesday return to action with a South Yorkshire derby away to Barnsley.

Before the break in league action, Wednesday lost 2-0 at home to Reading while the Tykes lost 2-0 at Norwich City. Although the Owls haven’t won in three games, Barnsley’s winless run stretches ten matches!

Wednesday’s last visit to Oakwell ended 1-1. After going 1-0 down to a powerful volley from Marcus Pedersen, Matty Fryatt levelled with a volley of his own. Watch that goal here: https://youtu.be/AaOk5vjsRTg.

The reserve fixture finished 2-0 to the Owls. Sam Hutchinson added a second goal after Angus MacDonald put the ball in his own net.

Barnsley’s last five results:

Norwich City 2-0 Barnsley.

Barnsley 1-1 Ipswich Town.

QPR 2-1 Barnsley.

Derby County 2-1 Barnsley.

Barnsley 1-1 Huddersfield Town.

Wednesday’s last five results:

Wednesday 0-2 Reading.

Aston Villa 2-0 Wednesday.

Wednesday 1-1 Burton Albion.

Wednesday 5-1 Norwich City.

Leeds United 1-0 Wednesday.

TEAM PREDICTION: Westwood, Hunt, Lees, Loovens, Pudil, Wallace, Hutchinson, Bannan, Forestieri, Hooper, Rhodes.

SCORE PREDICTION: Barnsley 1-2 Wednesday.

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