Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday

High-flying Sheffield Wednesday came from behind to claim a win at Tranmere.

The hosts took a deserved lead when Jose Baxter's deflected shot from 20 yards out deceived Stephen Bywater.

However, Wednesday equalised just before half-time as Chris Lines scored his second goal in two games when he found the corner from outside the area.

Andy Robinson and Baxter went close for Tranmere but substitute Ryan Lowe secured the three points for the Owls with a close-range header late on.

It was the second away league game running in which Lowe has hit Wednesday's winning goal.


Sheffield Wednesday manager Gary Megson told BBC Radio Sheffield:

"I think its as hard a three points as we're going to earn all season.

"That was a really tough, tough game. Second half we fully deserved it as we took the game to them.

"We needed to make sure in trying to win it, we didn't chuck it away and the goal we conceded was poor, from out point of view.

Tranmere manager Les Parry told BBC Radio Merseyside:

"We gave the ball away in poor areas at times, but I can't be critical of our lads.

"If we play like that every week, we're going to win more than we're going to lose.

"Jose Baxter put himself about, it wasn't just about being a Premier League player, I don't know how many blocks he made but it was more than two or three."

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