Sheffield Wednesday vs Stockport County Prediction. In the first round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday, August 8, Sheffield Wednesday will play Stockport County at the Hillsborough.
The Owls’ 2023–24 campaign got off to a 2-1 loss in the Championship to Southampton.
Adam Armstrong gave the Saints, who were demoted from the Premier League after 11 seasons, the lead in the eighth minute.
Soon after the break, Lee Gregory tied the score for Sheffield, but with only three minutes remaining in regulation, Che Adams gave the visitors the victory.
Sheffield, who added 10 players over the summer and played seven friendlies to get ready for the new campaign, had a dismal start.
On matchday one of the Football League Two 2023–24 season, Stockport’s domestic campaign got off to a losing start on Saturday when the Hatters fell to Gillingham 1-0.
In the 86th minute, Robbie McKenzie broke through Stockport’s defense to give the visitors all three points.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Stockport County – Important Points:
The two teams have faced off 26 times, with Sheffield winning 16 and losing 7.
In three encounters versus Stockport, the hosts are undefeated with two victories.
In each of their last three encounters with Stockport, Sheffield has maintained a perfect record.
Sheffield hasn’t lost to Stockport at home in three contests.
The last time Stockport triumphed in Sheffield (4-2 in League Division 1) was in December 2000.
In five of their last six seasons, Sheffield has advanced past the EFL Cup’s first round.
In the past 11 years, Stockport has only made two appearances in the EFL Cup.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Stockport County – The Prediction:
In the English football hierarchy, Sheffield is two tiers above Stockport, and they hold the home-field advantage here.
Despite the fact that both teams are coming off losses, the Owls are the superior club on paper and should squeeze out a close victory in a tough match.
Prediction: Sheffield 2-1 Stockport
Sheffield Wednesday vs Stockport County – The Tip:
1 – Results: Sheffield
2 – Total Goals Over 3 goals
3 – Both teams will score: Yes
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