Two-goal hero Ishmael Miller revealed he almost missed the vital win due to injury. The 27-year-old was ruled out of the previous week’s draw at Reading with a hamstring problem. “It was touch and go whether I played,” said Yeovil’s top scorer.
REPORT: Nottingham Forest loanee Ishmael Miller scores twice as Yeovil Town beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-0.
Sheffield Wednesday’s nine-match unbeaten run away from home came to an end at Yeovil on Saturday. In a relatively even Championship contest, the Somerset side had the game’s outstanding player in Ishmael Miller, who ultimately proved the difference. The big frontman was a handful for the Owls’ defence throughout and proved too hot to handle, scoring both goals in the 2-0 win.
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Yeovil boosted their chances of Sky Bet Championship survival with a 2-0 home win over Sheffield Wednesday. Miller double gives Yeovil points Striker Ishmael Miller struck either side of half-time to end the Owls’ impressive away run and earned the Glovers back-to-back wins at Huish Park for the first time this season.
Yeovil manager Gary Johnson heaped praise on match-winner Ishmael Miller and Spanish debutant Ruben Palazuelos after the Glovers’ 2-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday. A brace from striker Miller boosted the Somerset side’s Sky Bet Championship survival hopes and earned the hosts their first back-to-back wins at Huish Park this season.
Midfielder Ruben Palazuelos admits he is living out a dream by playing for Yeovil Town in the Sky Bet Championship. The Spaniard signed a contract with the Glovers last month having impressed manager Gary Johnson during a trial following his release from Finnish outfit FC Honka. He made his debut in last week’s remarkable draw at Reading, coming off the bench to help fill a depleted line-up struck by three red cards.
Yeovil Town will need less than 50 points to preserve their Sky Bet Championship status, according to manager Gary Johnson. The Glovers beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 on Saturday to ensure they stay two points from safety ahead of Tuesday evening’s clash with Ipswich Town.