'This should be 4-0 to Stoke' - Sheffield Wednesday fans aren't happy with first half showing

Sheffield Wednesday are currently trailing 1-0 at half-time to bottom club Stoke City – and Owls fans aren’t happy.

Thursday, 26th December 2019, 2:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th December 2019, 2:59 pm

Garry Monk’s men, who came into the Boxing Day clash at the bet365 Stadium in third place, went behind to a 11th minute effort by Republic of Ireland winger James McClean.

Our Wednesday reporter Dom Howson says ‘the only good thing from an Owls point of view is that it is only one nil. A big improvement is required in the second half. That was way, way below-par.”

You’ve also had your say after the opening 45 minutes.

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Owls boss Garry Monk. Photo: Steve Ellis

@MattSummerhill #swfc second best in every department, that is the worst 45 minutes of the Monk era. Looked very leggy, never picked out a pass and bullied in all areas of the pitch. Must do better second half

@kezzadix Without Fletch we look decidedly less than average #swfc

@domkelsh Very poor half need to book or. Ideas up here #swfc

@stevenowls Nuhiu getting all the stick again but he's been better than Rhodes #swfc

@ConcedingYT This should be 4-0 Stoke. Commentator concerned about our defence but attack has been dreadful, no hold up play at all without Fletcher. Looking at the bench, I have no idea where a goal can cone from. Fair play to stoke though, their high press has caused problems #SWFC

@yana1867 I’ll take that at half time based on how we’ve played. I absolutely trust @GarryMonk to get a reaction in the second half for #swfc

@tjchitt86 Comprehensively the worst first half of the season. Too much bucks fizz yesterday #swfc