Date: 21st April 2013 at 10:58am
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Wednesday boss Dave Jones was content with a point against Ipswich Town that nudged the Owls closer to Championship safety.

Leroy Lita’s second-half strike cancelled out Jay Tabb’s opener to give both sides a crucial point in the battle against relegation.

Wednesday are a point further adrift of the bottom three after the weekend matches, with four points now the barrier with just two league games to go.

“A point was a fair result. They had one cleared off the line and we had one chalked off for an offside that must have been very close so it finished pretty even,’ Jones told the official SWFC website.

“And I`m pleased for the players because that`s two very hard games in a few days and I thought we looked a bit leggy, particularly in the first half.

“But we battled on, we got the goal, and we did deserve something from the game.”

Jones’s counterpart Mick McCarthy was happy to take a point from their away clash, too.

‘There isn’t a bad away point,’ he told BBC Sport.

‘We played well enough to be in front by more in the first half but then Dave will argue that they’ve had the better of the second.

‘It was probably honours even in terms of playing and result and we shouldn’t have even bothered; I’d have taken a point before we started. Instead of kicking lumps out of each other, we could’ve just settled it.’