Date: 11th August 2018 at 5:28pm
Written by:
Sheffield Wednesday
1 – 1
Hull City

Hillsborough

Championship

11/08/2018 3:00 pm

Attendance: 23416

Referee: Attwell

Sheffield Wednesday Hull City
Forestieri (pen 51) Campbell (36)
Dawson Marshall
Lees Lichaj
Hutchinson Burke
Pudil de Wijs
 
Baker
 
Kingsley
Reach Bowen
Pelupessy Batty 72
Bannan
 
Henriksen
Fox
 
44 Kane
Fletcher 73 Evandro 66
Forestieri Campbell 82

Substitutes

Thorniley 44 Dicko 82
Matias 73 Toral 72
Boyd Milinkovic
Wildsmith Long
Hunt MacDonald
Preston Irvine 66
Lee Keane

Game Statistics

12 Goal attempts 16
6 On Target 4
5 Corners 6
5 Fouls 7
3 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
58 % 42

With an opening day defeat to Wigan Athletic as Sheffield Wednesday opened up the 2018/19 Championship campaign, it was all eyes to Hull City and hopefully the first three points of the campaign earlier today.

Hosting Nigel Adkins’ side at Hillsborough for the tie, plenty of fans had mixed emotions going into the game given the summer we’ve had.

With 36 minutes played Hull did take advantage as Fraizer Campbell found the back of the net, but second half we responded and Fernando Forestieri made it two goals from two games as he took full advantage from 12 yards to bury his penalty in the back of the net to bring us back to level terms.

1-1 was how the game ended so we only took a point for our efforts but it gets us off the mark in the table and if fans are looking for positives, we certainly had the chances to win it with Steven Fletcher missing a number of good chances as he continues to build his fitness – so hopefully that clinical edge will come in time for him as he could’ve had a hat-trick on the day.

 

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