Jack Hunt adamant Sheffield Wednesday deserved victory from QPR clash

Sheffield Wednesday

The Owls remain in the Championship play-off places despite not winning either of their last two games.

Jack Hunt has admitted that Sheffield Wednesday's squad were left hugely disappointed after they failed to beat Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday, and was adamant that the Owls deserved to win the game, the Sheffield Star reports.

Atdhe Nuhiu's equaliser bagged Wednesday a point at Hillsborough, but the Austrian striker also missed a penalty and Carlos Carvalhal's men's claims for another spot-kick in the final minutes of the encounter were turned down by the referee. And while Hunt conceded that Wednesday were some way off their best, they did enough to seal the win.

"It was a very frustrating and disappointing night," he told the Star.

"The lads in the dressing room were hurting afterwards.

"We were untidy at times but I still felt we played well and were the better team. We should have come away with the three points."

While the point will frustrate Wednesday - as they now sit nine points adrift of leaders Hull City, but, perhaps more worryingly, find themselves just three points clear of the side directly outside the top six, Birmingham, who also have a game in hand - Carvalhal will be reminding his players that if they had a little more luck, they would have responded to their defeat to Preston in the perfect manner.

Had Nuhiu converted the spot-kick at the start of the second-half, or the challenge on Kieran Lee resulted in a second penalty, they would have probably been talking about how Wednesday being able to win while failing to play their best football showed that they had the credentials of genuine promotion contenders.

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