Predicted Sheffield Wednesday line-up to face Hull City: Hunt, Hooper and Wallace return for all-Yorkshire clash

Carlos Carvalhal manager of Sheffield Wednesday looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Macron Stadium on October 14, 2017 in...

Sheffield Wednesday host Hull City at Hillsborough on Saturday, 18 months after their play-off final meeting.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal consoles Gary Hooper during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley Stadium on May 28,...

The last time Sheffield Wednesday played Hull City, the pair were embroiled in a straight shoot-out for a place in the Premier League.

18 months on, they are each struggling to live up to expectations, still in and back in the Championship respectively.

Wednesday currently find themselves in 11th place, six points off the play-offs, but unbeaten in six.

They have however drawn their last three and mustered a mere five shots on target throughout the month of November, which has only added to supporter disillusionment.

Failing to beat 20th-place Hull, who are only four points above the relegation spots six months after falling out of the Premier League, will surely cost head coach Carlos Carvalhal any followers he has left.

Tom Lees of Sheffield Wednesday looks dejected after  the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Sheffield Wednesday at St Andrews (stadium) on September 27, 2017 in...

In his defence, Portuguese has been unable to call upon three of his key players, Fernando Forestieri, Sam Hutchinson and George Boyd for the best part of three months, and has seen another, Tom Lees, added to his list of absentees within the past week.

That in mind, here's how we suspect the Owls might look at Hillsborough on Saturday...

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