Match Preview: Sheffield Wednesday vs Derby County

Wednesday will be looking to extend their winning form to 5 games on Saturday against Derby County at Hillsborough.

After a 2-1 victory at Loftus Road against QPR on Easter Monday, the Owls will be looking to strengthen their position in the top six against the Rams.

However, Derby County head into this fixture with a slight psychological edge as they won the reserve fixture 2-0 at the iPro stadium. Goals from Christie and Pearce assisted them in moving up the table to 19th at the time. Wednesday dropped out of the top six to seventh.

Wednesday will be looking for revenge after being beaten in the reverse fixture.

Sheffield Wednesday’s last five results

Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Cardiff City

Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Newcastle United

Rotherham United 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday

Barnsley 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Derby County’s last five results

Derby County 1-1 Huddersfield Town

Brentford 4-0 Derby County

Birmingham City 1-2 Derby County

Derby County 4-2 Fulham

Derby County 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

4 out of 5
Wednesday have won 4 of their last 5 league games.

TEAM PREDICTION: Westwood, Hunt, Lees, Loovens, Pudil, Wallace, Jones, Bannan, Reach, Hooper, Fletcher.

SCORE PREDICTION: Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Derby County


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