Video: ‘I’m in the form of my life,’ says goal-scoring Sheffield Wednesday star

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Red-hot Adam Reach believes he is in the best form of his career following his stunning strike in the Owls’ fine 2-1 triumph at Aston Villa.

Reach fired Wednesday in front after 18 seconds at Villa Park, sending a dipping 30 yard volley into the top left corner of the net.

Owls scorers Adam Reach and Jordan Rhodes.....Pic Steve Ellis

Owls scorers Adam Reach and Jordan Rhodes.....Pic Steve Ellis

Jordan Rhodes also scored for the second match run running to ensure Carlos Carvalhal’s men claimed back-to-back Championship wins.

Victory over fifth-placed Villa lifted the Owls up to 11th in the rankings and now just two points off the play-off positions.

Reach, who has notched-up three goals in the past three games, told The Star ahead of a two-week gap before the next match: “I would say I’m in the best form of my career.

“The manager has shown great faith in me this season. I have played every minute of every game.

GOAL.....Adam Reach first goal....Pic Steve Ellis

GOAL.....Adam Reach first goal....Pic Steve Ellis

“Any player who has that consistency of playing is always going to start finding his form.

“Goal-scoring is something I have always personally tried to improve and I think it is something where I can keep improving.

“But I’m delighted to have three in three, that Jordan [Rhodes] has two in two and we have back-to-back wins.

“Hopefully we can all kick on after the international break.”

The 24-year-old, a £5m recruit from Middlesbrough in August 2016, was switched from full-back to left wing against Derby County last month.

He said: “I’m going to get more chances in front of goal playing on the left wing. The credit is due to Morgan [Fox], who has come in at left-back and I think he has done excellent. Morgan and I work very well as a pair.

“At the minute, things are dropping for me and I’m finding the back of the net.

“I will not get ahead of myself. I’m pleased with how I have done in the last couple of games personally but I think as a team we have performed a lot better as well.

“Hopefully as the weeks go on we can keep on progressing and I can keep on scoring.”