Sheffield Wednesday misplaced floor within the automated promotion race in League One as they had been held to a draw in opposition to Bristol Rovers at Hillsborough on Wednesday night time.
Darren Moore’s facet wanted three factors after each Ipswich City and Plymouth Argyle picked up wins on Tuesday night however the Owls struggled all through the 90 minutes in opposition to Joey Barton’s facet, with the sport ending 1-1.
After David Stockdale had stored Wednesday degree within the first half, Michael Smith powered in an excellent header from George Byers at hand Wednesday a 1-0 benefit on the stroke of half-time.
Nevertheless, the guests would seize a deserved equaliser shortly into the second half as Josh Coburn produced a deft end over Stockdale, with Moore’s facet subsequently unable to discover a winner.
Though Michael Ihiekwe was dealing with his fair proportion of criticism following the sport after some early errors went unpunished, Lee Gregory also needs to be upset together with his efficiency at Hillsborough.
As per SofaScore, the previous Derby man would earn a disappointing 6.7 ranking for his efficiency, with solely Jaden Brown (6.2) rated decrease from Sheffield Wednesday’s beginning eleven.
After some robust latest type which had seen him hit three targets in two away fixtures in opposition to Cambridge United and Lincoln Metropolis, Gregory was sadly off his sport at Hillsborough, as he noticed little or no of the ball throughout his time on the pitch, earlier than being withdrawn after 79 minutes.
The 34-year-old veteran would contribute simply 31 touches and 10 passes on Wednesday night time, each of which had been fewer than goalkeeper Stockdale would handle (45 and 23).
He additionally managed only one shot on purpose, no key passes, no profitable dribbles and gained only one aerial duel, which means that the Bristol Rovers defenders properly and actually had the higher of him at Hillsborough.
The League One season to this point has seen Gregory common 15.6 passes, 1.9 pictures and 0.8 key passes per sport, which emphasises that he was under par on Wednesday.
Moore must get higher from his gamers if they’re to mount a sustained problem for promotion this season, as Wednesday’s consequence can be thought of factors dropped.