Owls striker Sergiu Bus staked his claim for a first-team recall after scoring a brace in the development squad’s 2-2 draw at home to Brentford this afternoon.
The former Romanian Under-21 international, a second half substitute in Wednesday’s surprise cup win over Newcastle United last week, netted either side of the interval after Montell Moore had twice given the Bees the lead.
Bus, brought in from CSKA Sofia last February, has featured just twice at first-team level this season. His only other appearance came against Reading.
Fringe players Claude Dielna and Darryl Lachman were also given run-outs as Owls Under-21s failed to secure maximum points for the sixth match on the spin.
Trialist James Demetriou impressed up front in the first half before fading. He was replaced by George Hirst, the son of former Owls legend David Hirst, and the young striker nearly completed the turnaround in the dying minutes only to be denied by the visitors goalkeeper.
Wednesday; Dawson; Booker, Lachman, Dielna, Wildin; Penney (Nicholson 51), Kirby, Clarke, Meadows; Bus, Demetriou (Hirst 79). Substitutes: Beatson, McDonagh, Centeno.