'HIGHLIGHTS': Sheffield Wednesday crash out of the play-offs on penalties to Huddersfield Town

Sam Hutchinson despair after missing a penalty against Huddersfield Town
Sam Hutchinson despair after missing a penalty against Huddersfield Town
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We'll forgive you if you don't want to relive it, but here it is anyway.

Sheffield Wednesday's promotion challenge came crashing down at Hillsborough last night amid the horror of a penalty shoot out after the Owls and Huddersfield Town had played out a 1-1 draw after extra time.

Steven Fletcher had put Wednesday in front only for a Tom Lees own goal to level matters on the night and in the tie and with the sides unable to be separated it took penalties to decide the outcome.

Chris Lowe kicked things off for the visitors and scored while Sam Hutchinson was first up for the Owls, but the tired legs told and Danny Ward in the Terriers goal, saved.

Barry Bannan, Kieran Lee and Jack Hunt all scored for Wednesday to keep them in it and Keiren Westwood's stop from Jack Payne briefly raised spirits among home fans.

However, Fernando Forestieri's penalty was saved by Ward and there went Wednesday's dreams of another trip to Wembley.

Head coach Carlos Carvalhal said afterwards: “I think the base of the work is here. In two years we have achieved two play-offs. We finished sixth and then fourth with more expectations.

"People may think it is easy but it is very hard to achieve in the Championship. We finished with seven more points than last season and we improved the team. I think the club is in a new era and can do better and better in the future.”