Sheffield Wednesday fans react on Twitter to Jordan Rhodes' performance against Derby County

Jordan Rhodes of Sheffield Wednesday heads the ball at goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Macron Stadium on October 14, 2017 in...

Sheffield Wednesday beat Derby County 2-0 in Championship action last night.

Jordan Rhodes of Sheffield Wednesday heads the ball at goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Macron Stadium on October 14, 2017 in...

Jordan Rhodes has earned praise from Sheffield Wednesday supporters on his return to first-team football.

Rhodes has had to sit on the substitutes’ bench recently, with Jos Luhukay leaving the striker out.

However, Rhodes came back in for Wednesday last night, and he impressed as the Owls picked up a 2-0 win over Derby County.

The striker may not have gone on the scoresheet, but his effort levels earned his praise.

Rhodes could now keep his place in Wednesday’s starting line-up, as his partnership with Lucas Joao worked well.

Joao scored both of the Owls goals, as they picked up an important three points.

Jordan Rhodes of Sheffield Wednesday  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday at DW Stadium on February 3, 2017 in Wigan, England.

Luhukay has waited a long time to taste victory since taking charge at Wednesday, so the pressure was mounting on him to pick up three points.

The Owls’ victory over Derby has pushed them into 15th place in the Championship table, and surely ends any fears that they could be dragged into the relegation scrap.

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