Luton Town and Sheffield Wednesday face at Kenilworth Road Stadium, in a match for the 32 th round of the Championship. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 20‑08‑2019, Sheffield Wednesday won at home by (1‑0). The record of recent direct confrontations favors the visiting team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and drew 1. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results in their home and away matches.
The home team is currently in 24th place, with 24 points won, after 7 wins, 3 draws and 21 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to West Bromwich by (2‑0). In the last match, they have lost at home to Cardiff City by (0‑1). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when playing against their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 2 wins and 13 losses as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 41 suffered, against 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses at home, with 20 goals scored and 26 conceded. For the league, Luton Town won 13 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 0‑0, which occurred in 8 of their 15 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 15 matches for the competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first and that only managed to open the scoreboard in 7 of their last 31 games for the Championship, of those 7 reached the break in advantage in 4 and won in the end of the 90 'in 3. In 31 games in this competition , only managed 4 turns on the scoreboard in the 24 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Luton comes unmotivated for this match after a home defeat by 0-1 against Cardiff. The home team usually plays in the traditional 4-4-2, favoring a faster playing style. It is worth noting that, in this design, the two most advanced players are Collins and Cornick, with the greatest quality of the Collins striker being the ability to clear. Luton finds it very difficult to maintain possession of the ball, and his players are not the most expert in the vision of the game. When the opposing team attacks more quickly, that is, in transition, Luton's defense becomes very vulnerable. Coach Graeme Jones should have all players available for this round.
The visiting team is currently in 11th place, with 44 points won,
after 12 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they
tied at home for Millwall by (0‑0). In the last match, they tied (1‑1)
against Barnsley. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive
results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it registers 7
wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 26 goals scored
and 16 conceded. At home, he won 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, with a
total of 12 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last 10 away matches,
Sheffield Wednesday has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, having
won 12 points out of 30 possible. Their offense has scored frequently,
as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this
competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since
14 of the last 16 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 31 games in
this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only managed 1
turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last
16 matches played as a visitor to this competition: they have suffered 8
of their 19 goals between minutes (76' ‑ 90 ').
Sheffield Wednesday enters this match after a 1-1 away draw against Barnsley. The visiting team usually plays in 4-3-3, favoring a slower playing style, attacking, in general, through the central zone. The three most advanced pieces will be Forestieri, Wickham and Alessio Da Cruz, with the midfielder Josh Windass responsible for defining and leading his team's attacks. It is possible that Pelupessy, Windass and Bannan operate in the most central area. Coach Garry Monk should have all the players at his disposal.