Liam Palmer subbed on in Sheffield Wednesday Win

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Liam Palmer subbed on in Sheffield Wednesday Win

Liam Palmer, sponsored by MightyTips, was subbed on with 55 minutes left to go as they beat Preston 1-0 away from home. Dimitrios Goutas played all game in Cardiff’s 2-0 loss to Leicester. Lewis Travis was not subbed on as Blackburn went down 3-2 to Hull City. Jacob Chapman played 90 minutes in Huddersfield’s 2-1 loss to Middlesbrough.

Preston North End 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Liam Palmer was subbed on and played 55 minutes to see out Sheffield Wednesday’s win. Three passes into the final third, five clearances, and seven combined defensive actions meant Palmer had a decent match. Courtesy of a Marvin Johnson strike, Sheffield went 1-0 up in the 24th minute. A solid defensive display saw them win the match with a narrow scoreline.

Match highlights: Preston North End vs Sheffield Wednesday

Preston North End v Sheffield Wednesday highlights

Cardiff City 0-2 Leicester City

An unfortunate match for Goutas saw him concede two goals. The Greek managed to record 83% passing accuracy, although he did not perform his best. Three clearances headline his performance in this game.

Cardiff conceded in the 18th through a Dewsbury-Hall goal for Leicester, later capped off by James Justin’s strike.

Dimitrios Goutas against Leicester City

Minutes played Touches
Passes
Passing accuracy
Tackles
Fouls won
Fouls conceded
Player rating
90'
74
65
81.5%
2
0
0 5.9

Hull City 3-2 Blackburn Rovers

Lewis Travis was not subbed on during this match. The tactical decision was to rest Travis after a congested winter schedule.

Liam Delap found the net first for Hull before adding another through Courtney. Goals from Szmodics and Pickering equalized, but a later goal from Jones sealed Hull’s three points.

Match highlights: Hull City vs Blackburn Rovers

Hull City 3-2 Blackburn Rovers | Short Highlights | Sky Bet Championship

Huddersfield 1-2 Middlesbrough

Jacob Chapman played all 90 minutes and saved a penalty despite losing 2-1. His 77% accurate passing and 40% saves spearhead his decent performance in this game.

Coburn opened the scoring in the 54th giving Middesbrough the lead - before Helik equalized in the 50th. Howson scored later on in the 84th, giving Middlesbrough all three points.

Jacob Chapman against Leicester City

Minutes played
Saves
Shots faced
Saves success rate
Claimed crosses
Player rating
Goalkeeper
90'
2
4
50%
0
7.0

What next?

In the congested EFL Championship winter schedule, Sheffield next face Hull City on Monday, January 1st. On the same day Cardiff face QPR, Blackburn welcome Rotherham, and Huddersfield will play Leicester City.

Date Match 1 x 2
01.01
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Rovers Rotherham United Rotherham United

green-top-icon 1.50

4.50

6.00

Leicester City Leicester City Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Town

green-top-icon 1.25

5.75

10.00

Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield Wednesday Hull City Hull City

2.80

3.20

green-top-icon 2.55

Queens Park Rangers Queens Park Rangers Cardiff City Cardiff City

green-top-icon 2.45

2.90

green-top-icon 3.25

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Adam Bloszko

Adam Bloszko

My name's Adam, and I'm known as a 'football nerd' by most of my friends. That is one of the best things I have ever been called.