Ex-Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City striker raves about Owls pair after AFC Wimbledon win – What We Know!

Ex-Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City striker raves about Owls pair after AFC Wimbledon win

Clinton Morrison lauded Barry Bannan and Lee Gregory after Sheffield Wednesday’s dramatic win towards AFC Wimbledon. Owls captain Bannan offered the help for Jack Hunt’s eleventh minute opener at Hillsborough.

Bannan whipped in an excellent cross from the left to tee Hunt up for his second Wednesday purpose in as many outings. It was Bannan’s tenth help of the season and the midfield playmaker has additionally contributed eight objectives.

However Gregory was the hero, diving to move in Callum Paterson’s flick on deep into added on time to seal a 2-1 success and ship the Owls as much as fifth in League One. It took Gregory’s purpose tally to 10 for the season.

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Talking on EFL’s Quest highlights present final evening, former Crystal Palace, Birmingham Metropolis, Coventry Metropolis and Wednesday ahead Morrison stated: “It’s a nice end from Gregory however Barry Bannan, for me, is the very best midfielder in that division. He’s excellent. Each week while you speak about Sheffield Wednesday, you’re speaking about Barry Bannan having an affect on within the recreation.

“That’s what Gregory does. He scores objectives. It’s a giant purpose for Sheffield Wednesday.”

The three factors tightened the Owls’ grip on a play-off spot with six matches remaining. Promotion rivals Oxford United and Ipswich City misplaced floor after defeats to Plymouth Argyle and Cambridge United respectively.

Moore stated: “Credit score to the gamers as a result of they saved going all the way in which to the tip and located a strategy to win. Wimbledon got here right here and made it troublesome however they had been all the time going to try this as a result of the ending line is in sight and groups know what they should do.

“That they had the brand new supervisor bounce as effectively so it was by no means going to be a straightforward recreation. We have now given all the pieces and I believe we obtained what we deserved on the finish.”

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