Lee Bullen is prepared for the test his side will face against Millwall this weekend, as reported by The Star.
The Sheffield Wednesday caretaker manager has led the Owls to back-to-back victories – against Reading and Barnsley – and will be hoping to add another three points to his tally.
He was quoted in The Star as saying: “I think on paper you have got to look at going away to Millwall and away to Cardiff as being the two biggest tests from a physical and a defensive aspect.
“We are going to have to get those aspects 100% correct before we even talk about the offensive side of the game. Hopefully, if we can match them on that side of things, we will have the players who can exploit situations at the other end of the pitch.”
Like the Owls, Millwall are unbeaten in their first two league games this season, as they beat Preston North End 1-0 before drawing 1-1 against West Bromwich Albion.
Unlike Bullen’s side, who saw their Carabao Cup tie against Bury postponed, the Lions then went on to beat West Brom 2-1 having gone 1-0 down.
Bullen will hope his side can continue the form from last season against Millwall of being unbeaten, having won 2-1 at home and drawn 0-0 away, as per 11v11.
With the focus being placed on the defensive side of the game, it will be considered a large boost to have Dominic Iorfa back from suspension, after he averaged 2.2 tackles, 1.3 interceptions and 3 clearances last season, as per WhoScored.
Wednesday have been impressive during their opening two matches, so they will go into a game against pretty much any side in the league feeling they can get a result.
This is a more physically imposing challenge than they have faced so far, meaning it will be very interesting to see how the team deals with that.
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