Sheffield Wednesday fans hail hat-trick hero Jordan Rhodes in stunning 4-0 win at Nottingham Forest
Sheffield Wednesday fans have hailed Jordan Rhodes after his stunning hat-trick helped fire the Owls to a 4-0 win against play-off rivals Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.
All three of Rhodes goals – including a superb scissors kick to complete his hat-trick – came in the first 37 minutes as Garry Monk’s ran amok against fifth-placed Forest.
Steven Fletcher bagged Wednesday’s fourth on the stroke of half-time.
Rhodes’ exploits in front of goal saw him trending on Twitter as he helped fire Wednesday into fifth place in the Sky Bet Championship table.
Here’s how Wednesday fans reacted to today’s stunning performance by Rhodes and the Owls.
@johnrocknrolla Great result. Happy for Jordan Rhodes. Hope he gets a decent run in the team now.
@TomTB1995 Jordan Rhodes, I've never been more pleased for a player to score a hat trick. Absolutely delighted for him, hopefully this is the springboard for him now at Wednesday. Give him service and he will score goals. #swfc
@CraigWilson__ Yes!!! Fantastic win glad to see Jordan Rhodes get his hatrick
@_GeorgeSmith99 Well, what a result for Sheffield Wednesday that is. A superb hat-trick for Jordan Rhodes and another one for Steven Fletcher, who now has six goals in four games. Also nice to get a clean-sheet for the first time in a while. Happy days!
@StintonHeeley Please tell me this is the rebirth of Jordan Rhodes. We’re finally playing to his strengths, him and fletcher seem to compliment each others play as well. #swfc
@Jimaldinho1867 That’s the way to do it! #swfc so chuffed for Jordan Rhodes!!