Sheff Utd vs Sheff Wed Live stream. Wednesday predictions, betting tips and match preview – Owls struggles to continue in Steel City Derby. Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday.
Sheffield United are battling it out for promotion to the Premier League this season although it’s looking more and more likely that they’ll have to settle for a play-off spot at best this term. Given that they only earned promotion back into the second tier last season by winning the League One title, very few pundits expected them to be flying so high in the table, but before the festive period the Blades were even in the hunt for an automatic promotion place.
However Chris Wilder has endured his toughest spell in charge of his beloved hometown club over recent weeks and they come into Friday night’s vital derby clash against arch rivals Wednesday having picked up just one win in their last nine Championship games, seeing them slip down outside of the top six and down to seventh. With just one point separating them from the play-offs though, a victory here at evens
All three joined the club this week and boss Chris Wilder could throw them straight into his side as the Blades try and achieve a first Steel City derby double since 2005-06.Wilder could also recall a number of players after he made nine changes for the FA Cup win at Ipswich last week. Striker Ched Evans has returned to full training after an ankle injury, but is not ready for match action and defender Kieron Freeman (knee) and midfielder David Brooks (glandular fever) are still out.