Sheffield Wednesday 2 Sunderland 0 RECAP: Story of the match as Cats lose Carabao Cup tie at Hillsborough
Sunderland were knocked out of the Carabao Cup after a 2-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.
The Black Cats boss made 11 changes to his starting XI following Saturday’s win at Bristol City, with Neil keen to give minutes to other members of his squad.
An excellent strike from Wednesday midfielder Dennis Adeniran put the hosts ahead in the 16th minute, before substitute Sylla Sow added a second after half-time.
Here’s how the match played out:
RECAP: Sheffield Wednesday 2 (Adeniran, 16) (Sow, 56) Sunderland 0
- Sunderland XI: Bass, Hume, Winchester, Wright, Alese, O’Nien, Matete, Sonha, Embleton (Spellman, 80), Diamond, Roberts (Kelly, 84)
- Subs: Patterson, Cirkin, Batth, Gooch, Clarke, Kelly, Neil, Spellman, Simms
- Sheffield Wednesday XI: Dawson, Palmer, Iorfa, Heneghan (Ihiekwe, 46), James (Hunt, 81), Brown, Byers, Bakinson, Adeniran (Johnson, 81), Paterson (Cook, 72), Gregory (Sow, 44)
- Subs; Stockdale, Ihiekwe, Johnson, A Hunt, Bannan, Dele-Bashiru, Vaulks, Cook, Sow
We’re going to see a debut for the Black Cats youngster who was signed from non-league side Chester-le-Street in the summer.