Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay comments on Leeds United after draw

Sheffield Wednesday manager \ head coach Jos Luhukay during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in...

Sheffield Wednesday drew with Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United on Friday.

A Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday at Stadium of Light on August 16, 2018 in Sunderland, United...

Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay has admitted to The Star that it was a point gained for his side against Leeds United.

Wednesday played out a 1-1 draw with Leeds at the Hillsborough Stadium in the Championship on Friday evening.

The home team took the lead through Adam Reach on the stroke of half time, but the Whites restored parity nine minutes into the second half when Mateusz Klich found the target.

 

Wednesday manager Luhukay has admitted that the Owls did not deserve to win, and he was impressed with the performance of Leeds in the second half.

Luhukay told The Star: "We saw why Leeds are top. They put us under pressure in the second half and we had to defend as a team. We didn't play our own football.

"Leeds deserved the draw. We had two or three bits of luck where they didn't score the second goal.

"But I'm not unhappy with my team. In the second half, we didn't play offensively but the team fought hard for the draw.

"It was a point gained. It was the maximum we deserved. Leeds had more chances in the second half to score more than one goal."

Sheffield Wednesday's Manager Jos Luhukay during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End at Hillsborough on March 30, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

What if…

Leeds had chances both in the first half and in the second period, and Marcelo Bielsa’s side will be disappointed that they failed to take them.

While a point in a derby game against Wednesday is not a bad result, given how good the Whites were and their ambition this season, the team will not satisfied with just a point and would have fancied a win.

Sheffield Wednesday manager \ head coach Jos Luhukay during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in...

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