Steve Bruce explains what he asked Sheffield Wednesday players at half-time

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Sheffield Wednesday boss oversees draw.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading at Hillsborough Stadium on February 09, 2019 in Sheffield,...

Sheffield Wednesday and Millwall played out a goalless draw last night.

New Owls boss Steve Bruce told the club website he was pleased to oversee another clean sheet, but realises there is a lot of work to do in an attacking sense.

 

Bruce was managing his third game in charge. Wednesday are unbeaten, scoring once, and are yet to concede.

While the results are effective, Bruce acknowledges his players were not enjoying it in the first half last night.

Speaking to the club website, Bruce said: "At half time I asked the lads, did you enjoy that, and not one of them nodded their heads.

"So the second half was much brighter, we played with more energy, and as I say, we might have nicked a winner.

"But we will focus on the positives, it’s a point, it’s another clean sheet and we looked rock solid out there tonight at the back. So we have the platform in place and now we have to build on it."

Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading at Hillsborough Stadium on February 09, 2019 in Sheffield,...

The draw leaves Wednesday in 15th place in the Championship with 40 points.

They are 11 points back from the play-offs. A late charge looks like a tall order, but it's not impossible if Bruce's side can start scoring goals while keeping their defensive resilience.

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