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  • Date:26 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:13:00
  • Venue:Hillsborough
  • Attendance:36,364
Goal!

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91mins

Miguel Angel Llera comes on in place of Michail Antonio.

91mins

Corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson.

90mins

James Beattie crosses the ball, Ched Evans takes a shot. Stephen Bywater makes a save.

90mins

Ryan Flynn takes a shot. Stephen Bywater makes a save.

82mins

Harry Maguire concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris O'Grady. Chris Lines takes the direct free kick.

80mins

Lee Williamson fouled by Jose Vitor Semedo, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Harry Maguire.

79mins

Nick Montgomery goes off and Ryan Flynn comes on.

74mins

Reda Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Ched Evans. Ched Evans has an effort direct from the free kick, Stephen Bywater makes a save.

73mins

The ball is swung over by Lewis Buxton, Chris O'Grady grabs a headed goal from inside the box. Sheff Wed 1-0 Sheff Utd.The assist for the goal came from Lewis Buxton.

70mins

Michail Antonio challenges Lecsinel Jean-Francois unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Neill Collins.

68mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mike Jones by Michael Doyle. Chris Lines takes the free kick.

63mins

Mike Jones comes on in place of David Prutton.

59mins

Ryan Lowe leaves the field to be replaced by Gary Madine.

59mins

The referee penalises Richard Cresswell for handball. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

58mins

Foul by Danny Batth on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Matthew Lowton restarts play with the free kick.

57mins

Lewis Buxton takes a shot. Michael Doyle gets a block in.

57mins

Centre by Reda Johnson.

56mins

Outswinging corner taken by Lee Williamson, save by Stephen Bywater.

55mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Batth on Richard Cresswell. Michael Doyle takes the direct free kick.

54mins

Chris O'Grady has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

54mins

The ball is delivered by Michail Antonio.

52mins

Michail Antonio challenges Stephen Quinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

52mins

Chris Lines takes the outswinging corner, Lecsinel Jean-Francois manages to make a clearance.

49mins

Outswinging corner taken by Stephen Quinn from the left by-line.

45mins

Centre by Matthew Lowton.

42mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Lewis Buxton. Free kick crossed by Lee Williamson, David Prutton manages to make a clearance.

39mins

Ched Evans has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

39mins

Chris Lines challenges Michael Doyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Neill Collins.

38mins

Chris O'Grady handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

37mins

A cross is delivered by David Prutton, Steve Simonsen makes a save.

37mins

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Lines.

33mins

Unfair challenge on Lee Williamson by Chris O'Grady results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

32mins

Jose Vitor Semedo fouled by Lee Williamson, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Lines has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Steve Simonsen.

31mins

David Prutton takes a shot. Ryan Lowe gets a block in.

30mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris Lines, Richard Cresswell manages to make a clearance.

28mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Lines, Neill Collins makes a clearance.

28mins

Centre by Lewis Buxton, Lecsinel Jean-Francois gets a block in.

27mins

Unfair challenge on Jose Vitor Semedo by Matthew Lowton results in a free kick. Stephen Bywater takes the direct free kick.

26mins

Jose Vitor Semedo challenges Ched Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

24mins

A cross is delivered by Michail Antonio.

23mins

The referee blows for offside. Lewis Buxton takes the free kick.

21mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Cresswell by Reda Johnson. Michael Doyle takes the direct free kick.

21mins

Ched Evans is ruled offside. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

20mins

Matthew Lowton crosses the ball, Lewis Buxton makes a clearance.

20mins

Richard Cresswell fouled by Reda Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Harry Maguire takes the free kick.

14mins

Foul by Jose Vitor Semedo on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Lee Williamson,

10mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Buxton by Nick Montgomery. Chris Lines crosses the ball in from the free kick.

8mins

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Lines, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Reda Johnson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

6mins

Ched Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Michail Antonio. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

6mins

Outswinging corner taken by Lee Williamson from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Michail Antonio.

6mins

The ball is delivered by Matthew Lowton, clearance by Rob Jones.

1mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ched Evans by Rob Jones. Harry Maguire restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Antonio set for derby debut Latest signing Michail Antonio is on stand-by for his Sheffield Wednesday debut in Sunday's Steel City derby at Hillsborough. The winger joined on loan from Reading until the end of the season earlier in the week and is a likely replacement for Jermaine Johnson, who will be sidelined for eight weeks after sustaining knee ligament damage in last week's 1-0 defeat to Chesterfield. Defender Daniel Jones is still struggling with a calf injury and will play no part but otherwise manager Gary Megson has a full-strength squad to choose from. Megson must decide whether to recall striker Gary Madine to the starting line-up or retain Chris O'Grady and Ryan Lowe up front, while Clinton Morrison offers an alternative option. Midfielder John Bostock, on loan from Tottenham, is also pushing for a recall. The Owls have slipped five points adrift of second-placed Sheffield United in the race for automatic promotion and have played two more games than their arch rivals. The Blades look set to be without Kevin McDonald for the 126th Sheffield derby. The midfielder, who has recently been enjoying his most impressive form of the season, suffered a hamstring injury in last Saturday's win over Preston and has yet to return to training. Boss Danny Wilson is keen to give him as much time as possible, but Nick Montgomery - a veteran of 10 Steel City derbies - looks set to come into the centre of midfield. Lee Williamson has fully recovered from a calf injury and will battle it out with Ryan Flynn for a place on the right of midfield. Wilson has no other injury or suspension concerns as he takes his side three miles along the A61 hoping for a victory that would put them eight points ahead of the Owls with two games in hand. Despite that gap, Wilson knows it will be a tight game and said: "We are going into the game very evenly matched. I don't think there is a fag paper between us. It's a very difficult one to call."

Formation:442Manager: Gary Megson

Sheff Wed

Formation: 442Manager: Danny Wilson

Sheff Utd

  • Stephen Bywater
  • Lewis Buxton
  • Danny Batth
  • Rob Jones
  • Reda Johnson
  • David Prutton
  • Jose Vitor Semedo
  • Chris Lines
  • Michail Antonio
  • Chris O'Grady
  • Ryan Lowe
  • SUBS
  • Nicky Weaver
  • Gary Madine
  • Mike Jones
  • Clinton Morrison
  • Miguel Angel Llera

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Match Report

Owls soar to derby day success Chris O'Grady's second-half goal was enough to give Sheffield Wednesday a 1-0 win at home to arch-rivals Sheffield United in the Steel City derby. O'Grady, who had earlier shot wide, met Lewis Buxton's cross with a near-post header to score the decisive goal in the 73rd minute to move the Owls up to third place in the table and to within two points of their neighbours. Lee Williamson went close to giving United a 16th-minute lead when his free-kick from just outside the area struck the underside of the crossbar and bounced down on to the goal-line. Stephen Bywater easily saved Richard Cresswell's follow-up. At the other end, Steve Simonsen saved a Chris Lines free-kick and Reda Johnson headed over. Towards the end of the first half, United striker Ched Evans put a long-range effort wide. O'Grady struck and the Blades rallied but Evans saw his low free-kick easily saved by Bywater. The Wednesday goalkeeper also kept out a shot from substitute Ryan Flynn and tipped over a header from Matt Lowton in injury time.

Form Guide

    WDWLLL
  • Sheff Wed
  • VS
  • Sheff Utd
  • WWLWWW

Last Meetings

  • Sheff Utd
  • 2 - 2
  • Sheff Wed
  • 16/10/2011
  • Sheff Utd
  • 1 - 1
  • Sheff Wed
  • 05/04/1980
  • Sheff Wed
  • 4 - 0
  • Sheff Utd
  • 26/12/1979

Top Scorers

Sheff Wed

  • G Madine 11
  • R Johnson 6
  • R Jones 4
  • J Johnson 4
  • C O'Grady 4
  • R Lowe 3
  • D Prutton 2
  • J Bennett 2
  • C Lines 2
  • C Morrison 1
  • C Sedgwick 1
  • L Buxton 1
  • JM Semedo 1
  • D Batth 1
  • L Palmer 1

Sheff Utd

  • C Evans 15
  • R Cresswell 6
  • L Williamson 6
  • C Porter 5
  • M Lowton 3
  • S Quinn 2
  • R Flynn 2
  • N Montgomery 1
  • N Collins 1
  • M Doyle 1
  • W Hoskins 1
  • K McDonald 1
  • N Mendez-Laing 1
  • H Maguire 1

Goals

Sheff Wed

    • Total goals 95
    • Goals per game 54
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 99
    • Goals per game 58
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 11 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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