It wasn't pretty but at this stage of the season that doesn't really matter, does it?
Sheffield Wednesday, unconvincingly, ended a run of four games without a win by beating already relegated South Yorkshire rivals Rotherham United 2-0 at the New York Stadium.
And the hero of the night was a player who hadn't scored since Wednesday last played Rotherham - way back on December 17.
Steven Fletcher had made 14 further appearances since that last minute penalty against the Millers at Hillsborough, without adding to his tally, but in what can be regarded as a rare start, the Scotland international popped up with two important goals to help the Owls back into the top six, thanks also to Derby's in over Fulham.
Coming off the back of a 1-1 draw in another derby on Saturday at Barnsley, head coach carlos Carvalhal recognised that four points from six is not ideal with so much at stake, but he was happy enough to take it,
"We wanted to achieve the six points (over the last two games)," he said. "That was our target. We almost achieved it.
"But when you play two away games and derbies in the Championship, we can't consider it to be excellent but we can consider it to be very good. It was very important to get a win."