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This FA Cup meeting on Tuesday sees Coventry City playing against opponents Sheffield Wednesday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday are shown on this page - plus the latest match odds.
Coventry City will be hoping for a better result after the 2-1 Championship defeat last time out to Norwich City.
In that match, Coventry City had 40% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Coventry City was Callum O'Hare (48'). Norwich City got 21 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Josh Sargent (60') and Borja Sainz (84') scored for Norwich City.
It has been seldom in recent times where Coventry City haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Coventry City have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 9 goals in the process.
Since being beaten in their last game against Huddersfield Town in Championship competition, Sheffield Wednesday and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Sheffield Wednesday had 62% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Huddersfield Town had 12 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Matty Pearson (68'), Josh Koroma (70', 80') and Sorba Thomas (76') scored for Huddersfield Town.
Danny Röhl's Sheffield Wednesday have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 6 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes comes to 11.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 27/03/2010 tells us that Coventry City have won 3 of these & Sheffield Wednesday 1, with the number of draws being 2.
12 goals were produced between them in this period, with 8 from The Sky Blues and 4 created by The Owls. The average goals per game has been 2.
Team News: Coventry City
The Coventry City manager Mark Robins has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Sheffield Wednesday
Owing to an otherwise available group, there’s only the one fitness problem for the Sheffield Wednesday boss Danny Röhl to contend with. Juan Delgado (Hip injury) won’t be playing here.
We’re of the view that Coventry City should really score more than once when they line up against Sheffield Wednesday, who will not find it easy to find the back of the net.
Accordingly, we see a decent 2-0 victory for Coventry City by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Coventry Building Society Arena (32,753)
Captain: Liam Kelly
Chairman: Doug King
Manager: Mark Robins
Competitions: Championship position 6
🔑 Star Man: Tatsuhiro Sakamoto
Regularly deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Tatsuhiro Sakamoto was born in Tokyo, Japan. Having played his first senior match for Cerezo Osaka in the 2020 season, the talented Midfielder has contributed 7 league goals in the Championship 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 25 appearances.