League One: Sunderland grabs a draw versus Sheffield Wednesday

SHEFFIELD. Sunderland succeeded in snatch a late draw against Sheffield Wednesday with a late goal from P. Roberts.

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SHEFFIELD. Sunderland managed to clinch a draw against Sheffield Wednesday with a late goal from P. Roberts scored in the (90′) after Sheffield Wednesday got a lead with a goal from L. Gregory (74′).

The match was played at the Hillsborough Stadium stadium in Sheffield on Monday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was James Linington who had the assistance of Graham Kane and Rob Smith. The 4th official was Jeremy Simpson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.4 degrees Celsius or 61.54 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 68%.​

Match Statistics

Sunderland was in firm control of the ball 55% while Sheffield Wednesday was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Sheffield Wednesday was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Sheffield Wednesday to win the match​.

Sheffield Wednesday shot 15 times, 3 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Sunderland shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Sheffield Wednesday received 3 yellow cards (G. Byers, B. Bannan and H. Dean). On the opposite side, Sunderland received 2 yellow cards (R. Stewart and J. Matete).

After this contest, Sheffield Wednesday will have 85 points to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Sunderland will have 84 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 24'
    24'

    G. Byers

  • 28'
    28'

    B. Bannan

  • 45'
    45'

    R. Stewart

  • 70'
    70'

    L. Palmer

    S. Hutchinson

  • 70'
    70'

    N. Mendez-Laing

    J. Hunt

  • 74'
    74'

    L. Gregory

  • 77'
    77'

    H. Dean

  • 78'
    78'

    C. Paterson

    J. Windass

  • 90'
    90'

    P. Roberts

  • 90'
    90'

    S. Berahino

    G. Byers

  • 90'
    90'

    N. Broadhead

    P. Roberts

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Matete

    A. Pritchard

  • 90'
    90'

    C. Doyle

    J. Clarke

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Matete

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Sheffield Wednesday: Formation and Lineups

Sheffield Wednesday adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Darren Moore chose to play with the following team: B. Peacock-Farrell, J. Hunt, H. Dean, S. Hutchinson, J. Storey, B. Bannan, M. Johnson, M. Luongo, G. Byers, J. Windass and L. Gregory.

Substitutes

Sheffield Wednesday made 4 changes: S. Hutchinson for L. Palmer (70′), J. Hunt for N. Mendez-Laing (70′), J. Windass for C. Paterson (78′) and G. Byers for S. Berahino (90′).

Sunderland: Formation and Lineups

Also Sunderland adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the other side, Alex Neil played with: A. Patterson, D. Batth, B. Wright, D. Cirkin, C. Evans, A. Pritchard, L. O’Nien, P. Roberts, L. Gooch, R. Stewart and J. Clarke.

Substitutes

Sunderland made 3 changes: P. Roberts for N. Broadhead (90′), A. Pritchard for J. Matete (90′) and J. Clarke for C. Doyle (90′).

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