Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal explains what has made him very happy this season

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The Owls are currently sixth in the Championship with just eight games to go.

Carlos Carvalhal has suggested that Sheffield Wednesday's ability to carry out their attacking philosophy so successfully has been a major positive for him this season, the Sheffield Star reports.

Only league leaders Burnley and Fulham - who are perhaps bizarrely languishing near the relegation zone despite their goals - have scored on more occasions than the Owls in the Championship this term. And the Portuguese explained that he was delighted to keep a promise to the supporters.

"We are the second or third best attack in the division and I am very happy about this because we promised our fans good attacking football and we are delivering it," he told the Star.

What is particularly impressive regarding Wednesday's goals return is the fact that they have not got one player who is miles ahead in the club's goalscoring charts. 

Fernando Forestieri is the team's top scorer with 13 league goals, and while Gary Hooper is not far behind on 11, the pair are the only two who have hit double figures this season.

So with goals flowing right throughout the side, opponents know going into their games against Wednesday that keeping one player quiet is unlikely to prevent them finding the back of the net as they have several members in their squad who are capable of scoring. 

And with the play-off race beginning to heat up, the fact that the goals are shared around could be crucial as a team relying on one player is always vulnerable as that talisman could pick up an injury that spells the end of their promotion hopes.

However, in Wednesday's case, they have plenty of depth to ensure that they will be able to cope if one of their stronger players faces a spell on the sidelines.

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