Sheffield Wednesday fans react on Twitter to Forestieri and Hooper's play-off final performances

Sheffield Wednesday's Atdhe Nuhiu (R), Vincent Sasso (2nd R) and Fernando Forestieri look dejected at the end of the match

Sheffield Wednesday lost 1-0 to Hull City on Saturday.

Sheffield Wednesday's Kieran Lee (L) and Fernando Forestieri look dejected at the end of the matchSheffield Wednesday's Kieran Lee (L) and Fernando Forestieri look dejected

Sheffield Wednesday's dream of a Premier League return crumbled on Saturday evening as they were beaten 1-0 by Hull City in the Championship play-off final.

The Owls had seen off third placed Brighton and Hove Albion with a 3-1 aggregate win in the semi-finals, and headed down to Wembley in high spirits.

Gary Hooper celebrates after scoring the second goal for Sheffield WednesdayGary Hooper celebrates after scoring the second goal for Sheffield Wednesday

Having been relegated from the Premier League back in 2000, Wednesday fans were hoping that their 16-year stay outside the top flight would finally come to an end - but they were left heartbroken in North London.

In a tense and tight encounter, it was Hull who ran out 1-0 winners as Mohamed Diame's long-range strike found the top corner to send the Tigers back to the Premier League.

Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri looks dejected at the end of the matchSheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri looks dejected

Wednesday fans will be hurting and will look to next season, but some fans have been taking to Twitter to criticise the performances of forwards Gary Hooper and Fernando Forestieri.

The two players went into the game having hit 28 goals between them this season, but neither could pose any real threat to the Hull defence in disappointing afternoons for both players.

Sheffield Wednesday’s Gary Hooper in action with Hull City's David MeylerSheffield Wednesday’s Gary Hooper in action with Hull City's David Meyler

Fans suggested that manager Carlos Carvalhal got his tactics wrong, as Forestieri should have been used differently to supply Hooper, rather than playing right up top with him.

Ultimately, supporters felt that the duo froze on the biggest stage and despite having good seasons, they were non-existent at Wembley - and that's what handed Hull the win.

Here are some of the reactions from Wednesday fans on Twitter after Forestieri and Hooper struggled against Hull on Saturday...

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