Sheffield Wednesday vs Huddersfield

Nahki Wells has issued a rallying cry to his Huddersfield Town team-mates, calling for them to “rise to the occasion” before their Sky Bet Championship playoff semi-final with Sheffield Wednesday today.

So, with these two key midfielders set to go head-to-head at Hillsborough, here is how Reach and Mooy matched up in the Championship this season...

Huddersfield, who finished 19th last season, have come on leaps and bounds under David Wagner's leadership and the German has been preparing for the second leg with his own glance back in time.

"For me it was always a dream to one time play in the Premier League".

"The chairman invested heavily in the squad and I think if you see this year, the squad has improved a lot". We have grown as a team and grown as a club as well. If you see what the chairman is doing with the training ground, he is improving everything he can. "We would go down as legends".

Wednesday go into the match on the back of three victories from their last four home fixtures however The Owls have lost on home soil to Play-Off rivals Reading and Fulham this season.

The substitute's physical presence should have offered Huddersfield a more direct route to goal but, instead, they survived a scare after 84 minutes when Barry Bannan collected the ball in midfield and, for once, had enough space to send a 25-yard shot just over the target.

"We tried to score but we must give credit to Huddersfield, they blocked our transition".

"Huddersfield are a good team who use the ball well so if you break your shape, they can exploit that".

It will be Carvahal who is by far the happier of the two managers after this game.

Sheffield Wednesday were founder members of the Premier League in 1992 but dropped out of the top-flight in 2000 never to return.

"It would make things more special for us".

"Everyone was really disappointed past year and we want to make sure that doesn't happen again".

Right-back Hunt said: "The hurt from past year is still inside us and we want to put that out of our minds".

DURING the pre-match conjecture, there was only one striker whose name was doing the rounds ahead of Sunday's high-noon all-Yorkshire encounter between Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday.

“Both teams are similar, I thought we were the better side, but we just couldnt get that goal.

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