Stress? What stress?
Roared on by a 5,000 plus travelling followers, Sheffield Wednesday beat promotion rivals Milton Keynes Dons in an absolute thriller to spice up their promotion aspirations. Given the circumstances and the actual fact they dropped out of the play-offs yesterday, it was an impressive group efficiency.
The Owls blew the Dons away within the opening half an hour, racing into a 3 aim lead. It left the Dons with an excessive amount of to do.
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Captain Barry Bannan pulled the strings within the centre. He offered two assists earlier than scoring a spectacular third as he continues to go from energy to energy.
However Bannan was ably supported in the midst of the park by George Byers and Fisayo Dele-Bashiru. It was feared Wednesday would miss Massimo Luongo’s aggression and chunk however the Bannan, Byers and Dele-Bashiru axis labored effectively as a unit all through.
Dropping Harlee Dean to harm within the first half didn’t assist their defensive stability. Wednesday had been compelled to climate a late onslaught from the Dons however the defence held agency.
This was an enormous assertion of intent from Wednesday and the outcome strikes them an enormous step in direction of securing a play-off spot. Victory sees them transfer above Sunderland and Wycombe Wanderers again into fifth place. It’s of their fingers and that’s all you possibly can ask for at this stage of the marketing campaign.
It was not fairly after the break nevertheless it was skilled, workmanlike show. All that mattered was the outcome.
It’s the first time the Dons have misplaced in three months. The Owls have now crushed the entire high three groups within the league on their travels this season.
There can be extra twists and turns to return within the last two weeks of the common season. Sunderland, Wycombe and co can apply extra stress on Easter Monday. However Wednesday are almost there and in the event that they maintain enjoying like this then they certainly will obtain their aim of ending within the high six.
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