Our football match prediction:
Following back-to-back wins over the likes of Wolverhampton and Preston, Sheffield Wednesday suffered a 2-1 loss to Reading at Madejski Stadium in their last league game. The Owls dropped to seventh place in the Championship standings, but they are only one point behind the play-offs berth ahead of the visit of Barnsley. Sheffield Wednesday are certainly capable of booking their place in the play-offs, but they need to produce fine performances on regular basis if they are to meet the goal. The Tykes have been in a thrilling form of late. After rolling over Birmingham City (3-0) at St. Andrew’s Stadium, they did well to beat star-studded Norwich City on home soil at the weekend. Both teams are likely to go for a win in Tuesday’s football match and we predict that fans will see goals galore at Hillsborough Stadium. Nonetheless, you should have in mind that under 2.5 goals were scored in three of their last four meetings in the English second tier.
Highligted Player (Sam Hutchinson):
Sam Hutchinson is a defender who is capable of playing as both right and centre back. The English footballer, who was born on 3 August, 1989 is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder as well, but he doesn’t score too many goals. Hutchinson was born in Windsor, Berkshire and he began his youth career at Chelsea. The defender made just five appearances for Chelsea and it has to be noted that he played on loan at Nottingham Forest, Vitesse and Sheffield Wednesday. On 23 May 2014 Chelsea released him, meaning that he was available for free transfer. Hutchinson signed a permanent deal with the Owls on 8 July, 2014. The 182-cm-tall defender played 25 games for Sheffield Wednesday in the 2015/2016 Championship campaign, but he did not find the net for the Hillsborough outfit. Sam Hutchinson is married to Jennifer, who gave birth to their daughter. His father Eddie Hutchinson had a career in non-League football.
Highlighted Team (Barnsley):
Barnsley are an English club nicknamed the Tykes. The club was founded in 1887 and it has to be noted that they spend more seasons in the Championship than any other club in the history. The Tykes played in the Sheffield and District League from 1890, but in 1895 they were part of the Midland League. Barnsley play their home games at Oakwell, the stadium that was built in 1887. The capacity of the stadium is 23,009 and it was opened back in 1888, just one year after the club’s foundation. The Tykes made it to the FA Cup final in 1910, but Newcastle United proved to be a big catch for the Oakwell outfit in the title game. Nonetheless, Barnsley won the FA Cup trophy in 1912 and that is considered the club’s biggest success. Barnsley defeated West Bromwich Albion in the two-legged tie (0-0, 1-0) to clinch the prestigious trophy for the first and only time in their history.