VIDEO: Best performance of the season...and the fans played their part too, says Carvalhal as Sheffield Wednesday hammer Norwich City

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Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal called it the 'best performance of the season' and he wasn't wrong.

The rampant Owls dismantled Norwich City with an electrifying display of high-tempo attacking football and were fully deserving of their sensational 5-1 victory over the Canaries.

A cheer from Carlos Carvalhal at the final whistle after Sheffield Wednesday's 5-1 win over Norwich City

A cheer from Carlos Carvalhal at the final whistle after Sheffield Wednesday's 5-1 win over Norwich City

Ross Wallace set them on their way with a stunning long range effort before Jordan Rhodes bagged the first of two goals to take his tally to three since joining Wednesday in a record-breaking transfer from Middlesbrough.

Cameron Jerome pulled one back to make it 2-1 but any hopes of a comeback from the visitors were quickly swept away when Morgan Fox registered his first goal for the club just before the break.

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Rhodes headed in his second after an inch-perfect cross from Barry Bannan and Fernando Forestieri grabbed the goal his brilliant showing deserved with a delicious 25 yard free kick that flew into the top corner.

Roared on by over 28,000 at Hillsborough, Carvalhal could offer nothing but praise for those on the pitch and in the stands.

"My players did fantastic and they did exactly what they must do. It was probably the best performance of the season. When we are like this, playing good football, we can achieve more goals and a better performance.

"I had a very good expectation about the game. We had one week to prepare the team and they were more fresh. We played some very good football and put our opponents under pressure for long periods during the game.

"It was a very positive environment and the fans were amazing today - probably the best they have been all season."