Ratings: Who was at fault, who 'offered little' and who was 'ineffective' in Sheffield Wednesday's defeat to Wigan Athletic

Sheffield Wednesday threw away a lead late in the game to drop all three points at Wigan Athletic.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 9:57 pm
Cameron Dawson and Adam Reach at full time. Pic Steve Ellis

Here’s how we rated the players after a disappoining night at the DW.

Out quickly on a couple of occasions to snuff out attacks and confident in the air. Produced a handy save from Latics skipper Morsy before the break, another from substitute Michael Jacobs on 77 minutes. Could he have done better for the winner?
Retained his place after a solid showing at QPR but looked the most suspect of the Owls defenders defensively. Wigan left-back Robinson got some joy early doors, which Iorfa cleaned up. Weak in the air for Lowe's winner.

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Back in alongside Borner after a breather in the capital on Friday and for large periods looked a class above against the Championship's most goal-shy attack. Covered Odubajo on more than one occasion before the re-shuffle. Looked more comfortable in the middle.
Too soft for Wigan's equaliser, allowing handful Moore to nip in front. A slow outing by his standards both with the ball at his feet and in defence. Improved in the final periods but could have tracked Lowe better for Wigan's winner.
Released a pin-point cross for the opener and held up a solid left-hand side in defence - which looked poorer for his absence. The fans sang his name more than anyone elses on the night - who'd have thought that a few months ago? Off with what looked like a groin injury on 51 minutes.
Followed up his man of the match display in the FA Cup with another dangerous display and while there will again be question marks over his delivery in good positions, it was another attractive performance from the wide man.
Back in from a weekend off and looked well for it. His ball to slip Fox in to cross for Murphy's opener was sublime - peak-Bannan. Got about but sat very deep in Hutchinson's absence - could he have made more of a regular impact higher up the pitch?
Picked for only his fourth league start of the season and looked slow on the ball, forced back time and again by an energetic Wigan central midfield. Tidy enough at times, but struggled to get a stranglehold on a game that was crying out for it.
Worked hard and produced a moment or two of quality down the left, but ultimately produced little on an evening that needed one of his sparks. Seems to be losing a little ground in the three-way battle for minutes on the wing.
Got himself into useful positions but few bits and pieces came off for him - another frustrating outing. Did well to turn and shoot straight at Marshall just after the break. Replaced by Jordan Rhodes before the hour.
Had the best of a cagey first few minutes when he snaked his way into the Wigan box before being snuffed out. Moments of promise too often led to heavy touches costing the Owls an attack. The big Kosovan faded, offering little in the second half.
On for the injured Fox after 50 minutes, prompting a defensive reshuffle. Acquitted himself well and covered on more than one occasion. As always, strong in the air and a calming presence.
On for Winnall on 58 minutes. Largely ineffective but worked hard off scraps. Produced a good cross on one of the few occasions he had any space with the ball after 75 minutes but nobody gambled.
On for Harris with 20 to go. Worked hard but created little as the hosts grabbed control of the game.