Ipswich Town v Sheffield Wednesday classic games: FA Cup win and a five-goal thriller
PUBLISHED: 05:00 02 February 2019 | UPDATED: 10:52 02 February 2019
We take a look at some memorable games against today’s opponents Sheffield Wednesday down the years at Portman Road, including an FA Cup win and five-goal thriller at Portman Road
LAST TIME: Toto Nsiala scored his first Town goal but was later controversially sent off as the Blues lost 2-1 at Sheffield Wednesday in August.
COUNAGO BRACE: Two first half Pablo Counago goals saw the Blues to a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road in October 2002 as the short-lived Tony Mowbray era got off to a winning start.
FIVE-GOAL THRILLER: Alan Lee scored twice as Town romped to a 4-1 victory over Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road in August 2007.
FA CUP WIN: George Burley was among the scorers as the Blues knocked Sheffield Wednesday out of the FA Cup to progress FA Cup sixth round in March 1985.
FIGHT BACK: Town came from behind to beat the Owls 2-1 to claim all three points at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Daryl Murphy and Luke Chambers in February 2015.
PLAYED FOR BOTH: Town loanee Will Keane spent time on loan at Sheffield Wednesday in 2015 from Manchester United, where he scored three goals in 13 appearances during that spell.