EFL Cup - Second Round
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Burnley 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Atdhe Nuhiu
Atdhe Nuhiu's penalty was enough to beat Premier League Burnley

Atdhe Nuhiu scored a late penalty as Championship side Sheffield Wednesday knocked Premier League Burnley out of the Capital One Cup.

The Austrian striker rifled home in the 78th minute to settle the second-round tie at Turf Moor after Jason Shackell had upended midfielder Jeremy Helan.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche made seven changes to his team as he searched for a first win of the season.

New signings Matthew Gilks and Stephen Ward both made their Burnley debuts.

Sheffield Wednesday travel to holders Manchester City in the third round.

Wednesday headed into the match unbeaten in four Championship matches this season and having beaten Notts County 3-0 in the previous round of the cup.

Top scorer Nuhiu was dropped to the bench but came on for midfielder Chris Maguire in the 73rd minute as the Owls pushed for victory.

Burnley produced a late flurry but not enough to trouble Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland.

The Clarets wanted a penalty themselves in injury time when Ashley Barnes went down but nothing was given.

Next up for Burnley in the Premier League will be a home game on Saturday against Manchester United, who also suffered a shock cup defeat, losing 4-0 to MK Dons.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche: "It is alarming we didn't have a penalty. That is an incredible thing, but c'est la vie.

"I am disappointed with the result but the performance - there was a lot of good play. We controlled it and dealt with their long-ball threat.

"It was a nearly performance. If you score the first goal it changes that nearly performance into a very good one."

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray: "I don't think it was a smash and grab. I thought we started very well.

"The pleasing thing is we got it right in both boxes. Atdhe scored the penalty but we also defended well in our own box.

"It is a fantastic start. We don't fear anybody. The spirit in the camp is fantastic. I have got a group of players that are giving everything for the cause."

Line-ups

Burnley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 22Gilks
  • 2Trippier
  • 23Ward
  • 14JonesSubstituted forTaylorat 60'minutes
  • 28Long
  • 5Shackell
  • 7Wallace
  • 37Arfield
  • 30Barnes
  • 17SordellSubstituted forJutkiewiczat 83'minutes
  • 11KightlySubstituted forIngsat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Heaton
  • 4Duff
  • 6Mee
  • 10Ings
  • 15Taylor
  • 18Reid
  • 19Jutkiewicz

Sheff Wed

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 43Kirkland
  • 8Palmer
  • 3Mattock
  • 6Semedo
  • 15Lees
  • 18Zayatte
  • 10MaguireBooked at 43minsSubstituted forNuhiuat 73'minutes
  • 14CokeBooked at 71mins
  • 24Madine
  • 17Helan
  • 19MaghomaSubstituted forMayat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Westwood
  • 5Loovens
  • 7May
  • 9Nuhiu
  • 16McCabe
  • 21Corry
  • 22Floro
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
4,979

Match Stats

Home TeamBurnleyAway TeamSheff Wed
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home20
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Burnley 0, Sheffield Wednesday 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Burnley 0, Sheffield Wednesday 1.

  3. Post update

    Jason Shackell (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Kamil Zayatte (Sheffield Wednesday).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Taylor (Burnley).

  6. Post update

    Atdhe Nuhiu (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Burnley) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jason Shackell (Burnley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  9. Post update

    Kieran Trippier (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Stevie May (Sheffield Wednesday).

  11. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Stephen Ward.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matthew Taylor (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Danny Ings (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Burnley. Lukas Jutkiewicz replaces Marvin Sordell.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Burnley. Danny Ings replaces Michael Kightly.

  16. Post update

    Ashley Barnes (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Kamil Zayatte (Sheffield Wednesday).

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Burnley 0, Sheffield Wednesday 1. Atdhe Nuhiu (Sheffield Wednesday) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  19. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Jason Shackell (Burnley) after a foul in the penalty area.

  20. Post update

    Penalty Sheffield Wednesday. Jeremy Helan draws a foul in the penalty area.