SHEFFIELD Wednesday boss Darren Moore says Wanderers are the best team they have faced this season.

The Owls ran out 1-0 winners at Hillsborough thanks to Lee Gregory’s goal midway through the second half.

Dapo Afolayan, Eoin Doyle and Declan John all went close on a frustrating afternoon for Ian Evatt’s men.

Moore was delighted by his side’s efforts after losing Sam Hutchinson and Lewis Gibson at half-time due to injury.

“I’m really pleased because we had 48 hours to work on a system change and we had injuries today,” said the Wednesday boss.

“Credit to the players because they stuck to the task and got the job done. We had two major players, in terms of the system, come off at half-time.

“I was disappointed because they’re big players for us. There are mixed emotions because of losing them.

“For me, (Bolton) are the best team we’ve played this season. We knew that because they’ve got a system, a settled team and a rhythm and they’ve got players who are offensive.

“I’m pleased with the three points and I’m pleased for Lee Gregory, who worked absolutely tirelessly.”

The result sees Wanderers slip to eighth in the league table, while the Owls are up to ninth.

Evatt’s men are back in action on Saturday, October 16 when they welcome Wigan Athletic to the UniBol.


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