Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday – BBC Sport




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Sheyi Ojo could make his Fulham debut after joining on a season-long loan from Liverpool.

The Cottagers will be without Lucas Piazon after he broke his leg in their midweek draw at Leeds, while Tomas Kalas returns from a one-match ban.

Glenn Loovens could return from a back injury for Wednesday, although Frederico Venancio may deputise.

The Owls must decide whether to recall forward Fernando Forestieri after a reported training ground bust-up.

SAM’s predictionHome win – 56%Draw – 25%Away win – 19%

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Match factsFulham have kept just one clean sheet in their last 16 matches against Sheffield Wednesday in all competitions (4-0 in Dec 2014), with Marcus Bettinelli keeping net in that clash.The Owls won all three matches vs Fulham in 2015-16 but failed to win either Championship fixture against the Lilywhites in 2016-17 (D1 L1).Fulham have drawn their opening three league games to a season – they’ve never opened the campaign with four draws.Including play-offs, Sheffield Wednesday have lost just one of their last six Championship away games (W3 D2), though it was their season opener against Preston.Sam Winnall has scored in three of his last five league appearances for Sheffield Wednesday, this after netting in one of his first 11.



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