Date: 10th March 2020 at 3:04pm
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Sheffield Wednesday suffered a 5-0 defeat away to Brentford on Saturday and Joey Pelupessy was once again criticised for his performance. The 26-year-old has been short of form for most of the season and continues to be slated by supporters almost every time he plays.

Should Garry Monk drop Joey Pelupessy?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Garry Monk was without Kieran Lee, Massimo Luongo and Sam Hutchinson for the Brentford clash, so he had to call upon Pelupessy alongside Barry Bannan. Alex Hunt was on the bench. Fans are losing their patience with the Dutchman, however, and believe he needs to be dropped and offloaded.

Against Brentford, Pelupessy played for 90 minutes, had 59 touches, won one aerial duel, had one shot which was on target, completed 89.1% of his 46 passes, found a teammate with 75% of his long balls, made three tackles, blocked one shot, drew two fouls, made three interceptions and gave away one foul.

The 26-year-old has made 17 appearances in all competitions this season, failing to score or make an assist. Pelupessy has been in and out of the squad of late, racking up 180 minutes of football in Wednesday’s last six games, but a handful of fans have made it clear that they don’t want to see him feature again.

Read Crippy Cooke’s previous article