Goals and Highlights: Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Luton Town, 2019-2020 Championship
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Goals and Highlights: Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Luton Town, 2019-2020 Championship

Follow along for Sheffield Wednesday vs Luton Town live stream, TV channel, line-ups, preview and score updates of the 2019 Championship game. Kick-off time: 19:45 BST.

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HIGHLIGHTS
Highlights of Sheffield Wednesday's 1-0 victory over Luton Town.

Kadeem Harris' second half winner proved to be enough for the Owls who went top of the league last night.

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Sheffield Wednesday take the spoils tonight, as Luton continue to search for their first victory. 

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Stay tuned for highlights as soon as they are available!

The scores from the Championship are in.

Goals in every single game!

It was a very good piece of business from Sheffield Wednesday to sign former Cardiff winger Kadeem Harris on a free transfer.

Tonight he is their match winner and he has won many plaudits for his performance.

It looked a fairly empty stadium at Hillsborough today and it shows.

Fantastic support however from both sets of fans who attended tonight's match. 

Well done to Sheffield Wednesday for picking up their third win out of four and commiserations for Luton Town who have still not got a win on the board.

It is not all doom and gloom however for the Hatters, who do not look like a side that will be in trouble this season, but they need to start winning matches.

FULL TIME: Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Luton Town
Very boring match here at Hillsborough as both teams fail to impress but ultimately Wednesday will come away with the points after Kadeem Harris' second half winner.
95' Very poor pass from Graeme Shinnie and Wednesday clear.

Surely it now.

94' Once again, Luton fail to direct their attempt on target.

Matty Pearson's header flies into the atmosphere.

93' Sluga is up as the free kick is turned behind for a corner. Can he redeem himself?

 

92' Chance now for Luton as Tunnicliffe wins a free kick on the left hand side.
91' Luongo's drive almost finds the bottom corner but Luton survive and still have a chance here.
90' Five minutes of stoppage time as Luton now will throw everything to grab something out of the game.
87' Another sub for Wednesday now as man of the match Kadeem Harris is replaced by Kieran Lee. Exceptional performance from the winger.
85' James Collins has not been given the services tonight and once again poor crossing has let Luton down again.
84' SHOULD BE 2-0! Harris has run Luton ragged today as his pace puts Graeme Shinnie on his backside but Jacob Murphy can't direct his header from Harris' cross underneath the crossbar.

Sub for Wednesday as former Tottenham youngster Massimo Luongo replaces Steven Fletcher.

83' Hutchinson finally receives a yellow card from the referee after a cynical push on Pelly Ruddock well after the Luton midfielder released the ball.
81' Kadeem Harris, who I believe will win man of the match should the scoreline stay the same, holds the ball up on the break and powers his team forward. Exceptional performance from the winger.
79' Pelly Ruddock, the only player who played for Luton when they were in the National League, has already sold a few players with his strong dribbling and skill on the ball - will he be the man to fire Luton to an equaliser though?
78' Sub for Wednesday now as Adam Reach comes off for Sam Winnall.
77' Cornick miss kicks his chance as the ball kindly falls to him after a Shinnie corner but Wednesday survive. 
75' Luton look like they are running out of ideas here. They are definitely missing fan favourite Danny Hylton and it shows.
72' It must be incredibly frustrating to be a Luton fan right now - every single set piece almost has connected with a player in orange but every time the header is harmless.

Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu is now on for Luton as a sub for Jacob Butterfield.

69' WEDNESDAY CHANCE! Murphy with two stunning pieces of skill to drive his team forward, with the latter resulting in a cross that is headed fractionally wide by Steven Fletcher.
68' Another sub for Luton as LuaLua is replaced by Chelsea loanee Izzy Brown.
66' GOAL! NO! OFFSIDE! Steven Fletcher bundles a cross past Sluga but he is flagged offside and the scoreline remains 1-0.
64' LuaLua potentially is a lucky boy too as the corner comes to nothing but LuaLua almost is caught in between a scissor challenge but looks like he has stamped on his opponent. Everything is calmed down however and play continues. 

One thing that must be said however, Wednesday are throwing in a lot more feisty challenges and they are beginning to frustrate the Luton players.

63' CLOSE FOR LUTON! Cornick swivels and shoots but its deflected past the posts out for a corner.
61' Pearson has gone down as well for Luton Town after receiving a nasty challenge from Hutchinson who remarkably escapes without a booking. Pearson who himself is on a yellow feels aggrieved - and rightly so, very poor challenge from the Wednesday man.
59' Luke Bolton is Martin Cranie's replacement for Luton Town who is currently limping all the way around the pitch towards the tunnel. Hopefully he is okay.
57' Injury worry for Cranie and Luton here, Bannan's challenge catches him late and the right back is down receiving treatment.
55' It is a poor clearance from Luton keeper Simon Sluga which gives Steven Fletcher the opportunity to head a cross into the path of Kadeem Harris who tucks it away comfortably. 

Sloppy from Sluga.

GOAL! SLUGA HOWLER!Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Luton Town (Harris)
54' A moment to forget for Sluga
52' Odubajo is a lucky boy not to receive a yellow card for a similar action to that of Pearson's which warranted a yellow, after bringing down Lua Lua on the left hand side outside the penalty area.

The free kick finds an orange shirt again but again the header is a poor one.

50' Matty Pearson picks up the first yellow card of the game for time wasting as he puts the ball out for a throw in but prevents the quick throw by punching the ball away.
48' Wednesday have come out of the changing rooms at half time with the intention to give the Hatters as little time on the ball as possible and so far it's looking fairly effective.
47' Don't forget to get in touch @DanHuggins23 and let us know your thoughts and predictions!
WE ARE BACK
46' Wednesday get us back underway here as Luton win possession back straight away. Scoreboard is currently a minute inaccurate on my screen so please bare with me.
Getting ready to restart here at Hillsborough.
Half time scores:
Only three goals in total out of all of today's Championship matches.

Can only get better surely?

HALF TIME
Both sides have had chances to open the scoring - but Luton look the likelier to open the scoring. The game is begging for a piece of inspiration from somewhere however.
45' One minute of added time here.
42' Luton play their way out of danger and then up the pitch fantastically with some cute one touch passing, but their attack breaks down after Cornick's heavy touch.
41' Wonderful ball in from LuaLua but James Collins cannot get on the end of it and it goes out for a throw in. Still 0-0.
40' Luton should have a free kick high up the pitch but Wednesday begin an attack of their own as the ref waves play on - however the cross is far too close to Sluga and Luton survive.
37' A barrage of crosses are defended once again well by Luton after another great piece of work on this left hand side by Kadeem Harris. The winger has been bright in a dull encounter so far.
35' Corner for Luton once again finds an unmarked orange shirt but Bradley once again cannot direct his header towards goal. Luton look a real threat from set pieces if they can just get their attempts on target.
33' The free kick is defended well by Luton and they can build a bit of possession now.
32' Harris wins a free kick with some fantastic footwork and tenacity to keep a hold of possession. Bannan to swing this one in.
31' Cornick has a chance to put in a good ball for LuaLua but his attempted through ball is poor and Wednesday mop up. Not much going for either side right now.
28' Once again Luton show their aerial threat but once again it doesn't actually trouble Westwood. 

Sonny Bradley rises highest from a corner but cannot direct his header towards goal.

27' Cranie's pass is intercepted and Wednesday come forward as Murphy unleashes a powerful shot but it is straight down the throat of Sluga. 
24' Tunnicliffe is robbed of possession in midfield for Luton and Fletcher receives a pass before taking a weak shot that Luton deal with easily. Wednesday have settled in this game now and this tie can definitely go in either way's favour.
22' Wednesday's own attack comes close but Harris' header towards Fletcher flies over his head and the Hatters clear.
21' BIG CHANCE FOR LUTON! Kieran Westwood is a very relieved man as he is pressed into running out wide with the ball and clearing but his clearance reaches Shinnie who's strike is on target but Westwood manages to get back just in time. So so close for Luton.
18' The pace of the game has slowed down now as Wednesday try to settle into the game. They have not had too much possession so far but look dangerous out wide with Murphy and Harris.
15' Kazenga LuaLua's pace and skill is beginning to give Luton confidence and ask questions of the Wednesday midfield as he wins a free kick.

The resulting free kick is sent in long as the ball is knocked down for Cornick to run on and hit but its always rising and he should have made better of that chance.

13' GREAT SAVE FROM SLUGA! Kadeem Harris so almost opens the scoring for Wednesday with a fantastic curled shot from the left hand side but Luton's record signing is equal to it.
12' First corner for Wednesday is swung in by Bannan and punched clear by Sluga and Luton break but Odubajo manages to prevent Cornick breaking clear on goal.
11' Luton are beginning to dominate this game now as LuaLua's shot is too powerful for Westwood in goal for the Owls to catch, but the defence is able to mop up any danger. 
9' CHANCE FOR LUTON! Luton have been known over the last few years to deploy their full backs very high up the pitch and this chance comes from the left back James Bree.

He finds LuaLua who finds Ryan Tunnicliffe in the middle of the box but he can't bend his shot in underneath the bar. Still 0-0.

7' Fantastic piece of skill from LuaLua who then finds Cornick and his cross is deflected for a corner.

The corner is swung in but has too much swing on it and the Owls so almost break effectively but Murphy is unable to get the ball under control.

5' Luton will be looking to use their aerial threat from set pieces tonight and their first free kick tonight has come, found a man in orange, but ultimately gone out of play. Still 0-0 five minutes in.
3' Kadeem Harris looks like he will be a danger down this left flank for Sheffield Wednesday. He has been found a couple times now and has confidently taken on his man twice.
2' The Owls' first attack into the final third breaks down as Bannan's through ball runs through to Sluga in goal for Luton. Slow start.
KICK OFF
1' We are underway here at Hillsborough, a couple minutes later than expected mind you. Luton, who are kicking towards the Kop, get the ball rolling. 
Teams are out!
We are getting closer and closer to kick-off here at Hillsborough.
The table heading into tonight
Sheffield Wednesday currently occupy the 6th place in the table.

Luton Town however, are hovering just above the relegation spots in 21st position.

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STAT:
Sheffield Wednesday have turned Hillsborough into a fortress!

Will they add another win here tonight against Luton?

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Key man for the Hatters
Harry Cornick was a player a couple years ago who seemed like their hopes of playing at the highest level was fading.

However since his transformation to a more central role at Luton, the former Bournemouth winger has been coming up with fantastic goals like this one last weekend.

20 minute warning!
ICYMI: Sheffield Wednesday given bye in Carabao Cup First Round.
The Owls will be in the Second Round for the Carabao Cup after Bury once again failed to prove their finances were in order to run the Football Club.

They will face Rotherham United on Wednesday 28th August.

Get in touch!
Let us know your thoughts and predictions ahead of the game! Tweet me @DanHuggins23 !
Highlights of the Hatters' last match
A more short and sweet highlights video for you this time, of Luton's 2-1 home defeat against West Brom.

Harry Cornick's first half opener was cancelled out by Grady Diangana's quick fire second half double.

Highlights of the Owls' last match
Here is a comprehensive highlights video of Sheffield Wednesday's 1-0 defeat away to Millwall at the weekend.

The Owls were off the pace and disappointed against a side with only ten men.

Behind the scenes
Hillsborough looks in tip-top condition ahead of tonights game.

Here is the path that the away team will take to the pitch.

Heavy favourites
The bookies have made the home side tonight heavy favourites against Luton Town.
Last time out between the two sides:
Sheffield Wednesday ran out 1-0 winners away to then third tier Luton Town in the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay. Atdhe Nuhiu - who was the scorer in the tie, will not feature tonight.
Luton Town team news:
Luton:

Izzy Brown is on the bench for the Hatters while James Bree will make his first Championship start for Luton.

Sheffield Wednesday team news:
Wednesday

Morgan Fox, who has had a lot of stick recently, starts for Wednesday in defence.

Owls arriving
We are one hour away from kick off and the teams have both arrived and will begin their pre-match preparations soon.

Who do you think will win? Let me know on Twitter - tweet me @DanHuggins23!

Head to head
There have been 59 meetings between these two sides, with the hosts, the Owls, coming out on top in 22 of them. The spoils have been shared 21 times and the Hatters have came out on top 16 times.
Less than 10 minutes to go before team news will be available!
Graeme Jones believes Luton's style will take them further
Speaking ahead of tonight's match, the Hatters manager Graeme Jones spoke about his faith in his side and the tactics he deploys.

"We understand that it's a period we're going through and we use it to get better, we keep growing and we've grown every single game," said Jones.

"Not once have I talked about budgets and there's a huge difference and there was a one-goal difference in the game [against West Brom].

"I've got to praise the players for having the courage for example to play three against two in our own box, a newly-promoted team at home. 

"As long as we keep doing that going forward, this style of play will take us a lot further than different styles."

Sheffield Wednesday caretaker manager has faith in side to bounce back
Speaking ahead of the game, Wednesday caretaker boss Lee Bullen backed his side to bounce back from their weekend defeat to Millwall.

"We will get a positive reaction from the boys on Tuesday and I fully believe that," said Bullen.

"The best thing about this league is you get an opportunity very quickly to get back on the pitch and put things right again when you get knocked down. 

"We are looking forward to getting the Millwall game out of our system."

Weather watch
It's looking a cloudy evening at Hillsborough today!

Hopefully the weather will not affect tonight's action.

Team news will arrive in 30 minutes!
Luton Town form guide
The Hatters, despite impressing in all three games, have picked up just one point at the start of the season.

Luton drew to Middlesbrough on the opening day of the season before losing to a last minute winner from former player Isaac Vassell against Cardiff City.

Last weekend Luton fell to a 2-1 defeat against West Brom after initially taking the lead in the first half through Harry Cornick - before West Ham loanee Grady Diangana's quick fire double propelled West Brom to a 2-1 victory.

Sheffield Wednesday form guide
Sheffield Wednesday go into the game having won two of their three games, beating Reading and Barnsley.

However the Owls lost at the weekend away to ten man Millwall and will be looking to bounce back at home to Luton.


How to watch
The game is being broadcasted live on Sky Sports Football Red Button but if you are unable to watch the game, stay right here on Vavel to follow all the action as it happens!
When is kick-off?
This match will be played at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, and the game will kick-off at 19:45 (BST) on Tuesday 20th August 2019.

You can join me at 18:15 (BST) for team news, preview and more!

Get in touch!
Tweet me @DanHuggins23 with your predictions, opinions and thoughts on the game!
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