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Jul 31, 2016 at 4.30pm UK at Hillsborough
Sheff WedsSheffield Wednesday
3-0
Port Vale
Lees (19'), Forestieri (51'), Abdi (57')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Sheffield Wednesday round off pre-season with convincing win over Port Vale

Tom Lees, Fernando Forestieri and Almen Abdi are all on target for Sheffield Wednesday as they pick up a straightforward 3-0 win over Port Vale at Hillsborough.

Sheffield Wednesday have ended their pre-season programme unbeaten after seeing off Port Vale 3-0 in their final friendly outing.

The Owls, who have won four matches on the bounce since an opening-game draw with Alfreton Town, claimed their latest triumph in a convincing manner.

Daniel Pudil was almost first through inside the opening few minutes when testing Ryan Boot with a well-struck volley, as Vale were continually pushed back into their own 18-yard box.

Wednesday continued to turn the screw and were eventually rewarded 19 minutes in thanks to a powerful Tom Lees header at the end of a Ross Wallace corner.

Fernando Forestieri helped the Owls to a deserved second shortly before the hour with a smart finish to make it five in five for the summer.

There was also a first goal for substitute Almen Abdi, who made a positive impact after coming on and was in the right place to round off a fine team move.

Abdi also hit the bar with a drilled effort late on, as the League One opposition struggled to provide any real challenge in the end.

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Almen Abdi celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Aston Villa on April 30, 2016
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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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