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PremierLeague-News.Com - The Owls head to Brentford in midweek but the Bees are in a poor run of form themselves and will be without the Championship's top scorer
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Sheffield Wednesday might have been quietly despairing at the prospect of facing Brentford next. The Owls have lost their last two games and the Bees are sitting pretty in second place in the Championship. But the London outfit are themselves in a mini-rut right now. Thomas Frank's side, beaten play-off finalists last term, have lost three games in a row. Their latest setback saw them swatted aside 2-0 at struggling Coventry. That followed hot on the heels of defeats to QPR and Barnsley. They were without the division's top scorer and their talismanic striker Ivan Toney for the St Andrew's defeat. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now And it appears Toney will be missing on Wednesday night when the Owls make a first-ever visit to the plush new Brentford Community Stadium.
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. Toney scored two of his 24 goals at Hillsborough in a 2-1 win back in October, but will be absent for this week's return tie.
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And his manager insists that the Bees will need to just deal with the blow as they look to get their promotion push back on track. “It’s a contact to the ankle, it’s not like a clear twist, so it depends how quickly it will turn around,” said Frank. “Ivan is the best striker in the division. Sign up to our Owls' newsletter “But we need to be able to play without Ivan, like we’ve been able to play without Christian (Norgaard) and Pontus (Jansson), who are key members in the team. “In a sticky period you need to show what you are made of as a team and individuals and other players need to step up, and we will fight with everything we can.”
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