Sheffield Wednesday 0-1 Birmingham City: Birmingham City return home with all 3 points, after beating Sheffield Wednesday 1-0

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Technical card:
Sheffield Wednesday: Jake Clarke-Salter, Neil Etheridge, Ivan Sunjic, Scott Hogan, Jeremie Bela and Ivan Sanchez
Birmingham City: Liam Shaw, Cheyenne Dunkley, Callum Paterson, Josh Windass and Liam Palmer
Stadium: Hillsborough Stadium
Goals: Scott Hogan (0-1, min. 63)

Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday lost to Birmingham on a home defeat at Hillsborough Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Sheffield Wednesday were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 1-0 to Stoke City. Birmingham City were beaten 2-0 in the previous match against Millwall. After today’s result, both teams are on 28 points and sit in 22nd and 23rd places after 31 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Birmingham City continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Scott Hogan opening the scoring, 63 minutes in. The game ended with a 1-0 victory for Birmingham City.

For Sheffield Wednesday Adam Reach, Jordan Rhodes, Elias Kachunga and Fisayo Dele-Bashiru came on for Cheyenne Dunkley, Callum Paterson, Josh Windass and Liam Palmer, while Birmingham brought on Alen Halilovic, Mikel San Jose, Marc Roberts and Jonathan Leko to replace Ivan Sunjic, Jeremie Bela, Ivan Sanchez and Scott Hogan.

The referee booked four players. Liam Shaw from Sheffield Wednesday saw yellow cards and Liam Shaw (2 yellow cards) sent off with a red, as well as for Birmingham City Jake Clarke-Salter and Neil Etheridge saw yellows.

Sheffield Wednesday will next play Brentford away, with Birmingham City facing Norwich City at home.

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