Sheffield Wednesday: Gray proud despite late Lions leveller

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Sheffield Wednesday boss Stuart Gray was left frustrated after Magaye Gueye’s last-gasp strike prevented them from securing a first league win at Hillsborough this season.

Substitute Gueye fired in an injury-time leveller after Chris Maguire had put the Owls ahead with a 57th minute free kick.

Owls boss Stuart Gray

Owls boss Stuart Gray

Gray’s men looked on course to secure their first Championship win at home since March after Shaun Williams struck the post with a penalty late on. However, Gueye registered from 12 yards to break Wednesday’s hearts.

“I think sometimes you’ve got to take pride in the result,” said Gray. “We are going to have massive highs and lows this season. At the moment, the dressing room is very, very low. It feels like a defeat after conceding in the last 10 seconds of the game. I just felt we should have managed the game a little better.

“But credit to the boys. We are still unbeaten and got a point against a very good Millwall side who have improved from last season.

“It just shows how far we have come because we are disappointed we have not won the game.”

The Wednesday chief, who disagreed with referee Nigel Miller’s decision to award a spot-kick against Keiren Westwood following his collision with Lee Martin, praised Millwall’s tactics.

He said: “I’m disappointed but we didn’t test their keeper enough as much as we have done against Brighton and Derby. Sometimes you can’t always play the way you want to play. Sometimes teams set out to nullify you and that’s what Millwall did and credit to them.”

Sam Hutchinson will have a scan today after being forced off in the second half due to a back injury. Kieran Lee has had a couple of injections in his groin. Gray said the midfielder is a doubt to feature against Middlesbrough on Saturday.