Bristol City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2: Owls temporarily lose grip on play-off status after Abraham's intervention

Sheffield Wednesday dropped out of the top six after twice being pegged back at Ashton Gate.

Tammy Abraham ended Bristol City’s run of eight successive Championship defeats with a 70th-minute equaliser. The on-loan Chelsea striker netted his 19th goal of the campaign, deflecting a Joe Bryan shot from outside the box to wrong-foot Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood and ease the pressure on boss Lee Johnson.

Wednesday had taken a 17th- minute lead when Adam Reach ran unchallenged onto a Barry Bannan ball over the top and crossed for Fernando Forestieri to bundle home.

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It was a poor goal for City to concede and they looked shaky until a moment of magic from Lee Tomlin drew them level on 31 minutes. The little midfielder beat one defender inside the box before being brought down by Tom Lees. Tomlin got up to rifle home the penalty. Ross Wallace put Wednesday back in front on 51 minutes, running onto another Bannan pass to produce a clinical finish, before Abraham diverted home the equaliser.

Bristol City: Giefer, Little, Flint, Wright, Golbourne, Hegeler, Brownhill, Tomlin (O’Neil 81), Bryan, O’Dowda (Djuric 69), Abraham. Unused substitutes: Fielding, Wilbraham, Paterson, Pack, Vyner.

Sheffield Wednesday: Westwood, Palmer, Lees, Loovens, Fox (McManaman 82), Wallace, Bannan, Jones, Reach, Winnall (Nuhiu 57), Forestieri. Unused substitutes: Wildsmith, Abdi, Hunt, Buckley, Sasso.

Referee: O Langford (W Midlands).