SkySports pundit suggests key factor in Sheffield Wednesday’s playoff chances

Sheffield Wednesday are aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Former Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Matt Murray suggested on Sky Sports 1 last Friday evening that away form is key to Sheffield Wednesday’s chances of finishing in the top six of the Championship this season.

In the build-up to the Championship game between Hull City and Wednesday the KC Stadium last Friday evening (February 26), Murray said on Sky Sports 1: “Their home form has been excellent.

"If they can pick up more points away, then I really believe that they will cement their place in the playoffs.”

Wednesday failed to win against Hull at the KC Stadium, but they did pick up a valuable point courtesy of a goalless draw.

The Owls are sixth in the Championship table at the moment with 55 points from 34 matches.

Carlos Carvalhal’s side have done well so far this season, and there is a very good chance that they will end up in the top six.

Wednesday are strong at home, but they do need to start winning matches away from the Hillsborough Stadium.

With Cardiff City, Birmingham City, Ipswich Town and Preston North End hot on their heels, the Owls need to be consistent between now and the end of the season.

Wednesday will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Rotherham United at home in the Championship.

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