Sheffield Wednesday failed to capitalise on the Boxing Day win at Nottingham Forest, by falling to a comfortable defeat at Brentford.
Lasse Vibe opened the scoring after twenty minutes with a well-taken strike, before Dutch winger Florian Jozefzoon wrapped up the three points for Dean Smith’s side with a curled effort into the top corner.
The result saw the Owls fall to sixteenth-place in the league, a massive eleven points from the playoff places.
The hosts however move to within four of sixth-place Sheffield United, but face a tough trip to league leaders Molineux in the opening game of 2018.
Caretaker boss Lee Bullen may have taken charge of his last game, with chairman Dejphon Chansiri keen to appoint a new permanent appointment as soon as possible.
Defeat condemned the Hillsborough side to their ninth loss of the season, and fans took to Twitter to vent their frustration at yet another defeat…
Bring Dean Smith back with you!! #swfc
— Andrew (@a_ramshaw) December 30, 2017
Can you let me know if your not gonna bother turning up I won't next time. Cheers ????
— mick swfc renshaw (@mickwolf1969) December 30, 2017
Just have to hope theres 3 worser teams than us????
— Martin leafe (@Martinleafe) December 30, 2017
Announce Carlos return on 10year deal
— Chris (@chrisbuck888) December 30, 2017
Happy 150 anniversary
— Matt (@jazmino85) December 30, 2017
No big surprise really. With a line up like we put out. Shambles. This 150th anniversary year is embarrassing.
— Ben Watson (@Bogginflames) December 30, 2017
Normal service is resumed
— Rob Baxter ???????? (@mrnightowl8410) December 30, 2017
Sounds like the better team won today. We go again Monday.
— Isabel Nicholson (@IzzyNicholson) December 30, 2017
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