'We should be fighting like we are on the beaches of Normandy' – reaction to Sheffield Wednesday’s defeat at Watford

Sheffield Wednesday fans have spoken of their frustration after another defeat which left the Owls deep in relegation trouble with time running out.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 5:53 pm

The game ended up being decided in the seventh minute through an Tom Lees own goal that was hotly disputed.

Sheffield Wednesday’s best chance to equalise came through Jordan Rhodes after 65 minutes, but he couldn’t keep his effort down.

After the final whistle, @matt_h4 tweeted: “Very annoyed with that result. Thought we did OK but nothing more than that. Watford fortunate to win with that goal but we never got them out of first gear.

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Josh Windass of Sheffield Wednesday is challenged by Daniel Bachmann and William Troost-Ekong of Watford.

"Rhodes has to score from that chance. Huge game Monday, come on Swansea tonight also”.

The Swans play Birmingham City, who are currently in twenty-first place, tonight. Kick-off is 8pm.

@RocketOwl1986 tweeted: “We played like a safe mid table side today. Frustrating not seeing us throw the kitchen sink at that last 10 mins? Finding it really hard to resonate with this set of players and look forward to a new era under Moore next season”.

Tom Taylor-Batty said: “Not much more you can say other that, Watford are a top side heading for the Premier League. We're a poor team heading for League One.

"It wasn't a terrible performance today but same old issues, we don't come back. We don't have it in us.”

@RonnyCombo posted: “We did enough for a draw. But It's our lack of intent and urgency that's broken me today.

“Anyone would think we were mid table with nothing to play for. We should be fighting like we are on the beaches of Normandy not laying the towel on the sunbed for a nice rest.”

The Owls remain six points from safety with eight matches left following today’s result, their twentieth league defeat of the season.

James Simpson said: “Thought Wednesday played well today. Offside rule still confuses me as I'd have expected that one to be ruled out”.

@COwl1867 said: “Much improved performance but again lacking that creativity and goals threat, Jordan Rhodes put himself about but he needs a threat with him. Summer can’t come quick enough but it’s better”.