Brentford 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Unhappy Carlos Carvalhal relieved with Owls point

Carlos Carvalhal

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Frustrated Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal hailed his side's 'Yorkshire grit' after snatching a late 1-1 draw at Brentford.

Sam Huchinson's injury-time header salvaged a draw for the Owls in a game that looked like slipping away from them after keeper Kieren Westwood's howler.

He dithered on the ball and Brentford striker Lasse Vibe blocked his clearance to roll the ball into the empty net and give the Londoners a lead that looked unlikely after a first half dominated by Wednesday.

But Hutchinson grabbed a deserved late point when he headed home Barry Bannan's near-post free-kick to finally beat inspirational Bees keeper Daniel Bentley.

Both sides finished with 10 men after the Owls had David Jones sent off with Brentford's Lasse Vibe also seeing red moments before Huchinson struck.

Carvalhal said: "I am not at all happy with a point. How can I be happy with a point when I counted at least seven clear chances in the first half?

"We have created enough chances in the last two games to win three or four but the way we created them with artistic play and good football was a positive thing for me.

"Even with 10 players we still created some unbelievable chances and I don't know how we didn't score. Then they score from a mistake and we have to accept that because it is part of football."

But the Portuguese insisted that despite the draw, he felt like his side had won the game for their commitment right up to the final whistle.

"It feels like we've lost the game but we've also won the game because of the heart and soul we showed.

They are the values of Yorkshire and the people of Sheffield. We showed a big heart and big soul and it earned us a point."

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