WATCH: 'Our determination got us a point at Sheffield Wedneday' admits Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom

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Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom paid tribute to his side's determination and bravery after they came from behind to earn a point at Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon.

The Owls took the lead in the first half through Adam Reach but could not hold on to the lead as Harvey Barnes equalised in spectacular style.

And Heckingbottom said: "I always want three points but I think we have to sort of take that in the end, especially after the start we had.

"We spoke at half-time, we tried to do it in a calm way because we definitely started on the back foot. It was just a case of not carrying out instructions in terms of what we wanted to do to make the game easier for ourselves and that's what happens against a good side.

"I'm not taking anything away from Wednesday but we know that was our doing and then obviously, on the plus side is, it takes a lot to then turn that around.

"The determination, the running power, the willingness to put their body on the line is what got us back into that game.

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"So there was lots of things wrong but we turned it around and then more than matched them."

The home side started this Championship game as the better side but their former goalkeeper Adam Davies was in fantastic form all afternoon, making several top-class saves. However, Davies was powerless for the Wednesday opener, as Reach's 34th-minute shot deflected up and looped into the goal.

The visiting side looked determined to end their miserable run of results at Hillsborough though and Barnes hit a wonderful 67th-minute effort from the edge of the area that curled into the far right corner of the net.

Barnsley could consider themselves unlucky to have not snatched all three points late on, as they had a goal disallowed for a foul in the box.