VIDEO: Slight difference of opinion over red card in Sheffield Wednesday's win over Brentford

Unsurprisingly the managers in opposing camps took a differing view to the turning point of Sheffield Wednesday's 4-0 win over Brentford.

Saturday, 13th February 2016, 9:50 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th February 2016, 10:00 pm
Gary Hooper is brought down as he races through on goal

With just five minutes gone, Yoann Barbet got in a tange with Gary Hooper as the Owls striker raced through on goal and as Hooper went to ground, the referee, Scott Duncan, gave a free kick on the edge of the box and sent off the Bees defender.

Soon after Fernando Forestieri put Wednesday in front and from then on the home side cruised to victory with Hooper, Kieran Lee and Lucas Joao finding the net in an emphatic 4-0 success.

Gary Hooper is brought down as he races through on goal

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Gary Hooper is brought down as he races through on goal

However, Brentford boss Dean Smith, a former owls captain, felt the red card changed the course of the game and was a harsh decision.

"The result is a consequence of something we have no control over," he said. "For me, I don't believe the referee (Scott Duncan) can make the decision. I think he guessed. Because as far as I know, I'm not aware of any referees who can see through bodies. He's directly behind it, 40 yards away. I thought it was a poor decision. I don't think Gary Hooper has the ball under control. He's gone down easily."

In the other camp, Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal felt it was 'clear'.

"For me it's clear," said Carvalhal. "Gary Hooper is going through on goal, there's a fault, he's alone, it's one-on-one. It was very clear. He went through on goal, he took a foul from the back, it's a red card."