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Sheffield Wednesday 5-0 Cardiff City: The Owls run riot, scoring 5 without reply at Hillsborough Stadium

Technical card:
Sheffield Wednesday: Dillon Phillips, Will Vaulks, Kieffer Moore, Tom Sang, Leandro Bacuna, Jonathan Williams, Marlon Pack, Joe Ralls, Ciaron Brown, Aden Flint and Curtis Nelson
Cardiff City: Liam Palmer, Josh Windass, Callum Paterson, Jordan Rhodes, Osaze Urhoghide, Joe Wildsmith, Tom Lees, Julian Borner, Adam Reach, Barry Bannan and Sam Hutchinson
Stadium: Hillsborough Stadium
Goals: Julian Borner (1-0, min. 5), Callum Paterson (2-0, min. 20), Adam Reach (3-0, min. 23), Jordan Rhodes (4-0, min. 65) and Adam Reach (5-0, min. 69)

Sheffield Wednesday suffered an away loss to Sheffield Wednesday on Monday at Hillsborough Stadium. Both teams came from defeats in their previous league games. Sheffield Wednesday arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Watford. Cardiff were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Nottingham Forest. As it stands, Sheffield Wednesday and Cardiff currently occupy 23rd and 8th spots in the table, with 35 points and 58 points respectively after 40 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Sheffield Wednesday, with an early goal from Julian Borner in the 5th minute. The momentum was now with The Owls, who then scored again through a goal from Callum Paterson, 20 minutes in to establish a 2-0. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Adam Reach at the 23 minute mark. The score at half time was 3-0.

Sheffield Wednesday continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Jordan Rhodes finding the net in the 65th minute. The Owls then scored once more and increased their lead thanks to a second effort from Adam Reach, 69 minutes in with a final score of 5-0.

For Sheffield Wednesday, Elias Kachunga, Andre Green, Joey Pelupessy and Liam Shaw, came on for Jonathan Williams, Leandro Bacuna and Kieffer Moore. Cardiff brought on Harry Wilson, Sheyi Ojo and Max Watters for Jonathan Williams, Leandro Bacuna and Kieffer Moore.

Sheffield Wednesday will next travel to Queens Park Rangers, while Cardiff will face Blackburn Rovers at home.

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