Date: 5th March 2020 at 5:18pm
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Sheffield Wednesday suffered a 1-0 defeat to Manchester City in the FA Cup Fifth Round, but supporters were pleased with the performance on the night and reserved praise for one player who was outstanding over the 90 minutes – Dominic Iorfa.

The 24-year-old started alongside Liam Palmer and Julian Borner at the heart of the defence and was a thorn in the City side all evening. Iorfa was dominant in the air while making more tackles and clearances than any player on the pitch. Fans were appreciative of his efforts.

Against the Sky Blues, Iorfa had 45 touches, won two aerial duels, completed 60% of his 20 passes, made 11 clearances, gave away one foul, made two interceptions, had one successful dribble and made four tackles.

Iorfa has made 35 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring and creating three goals. The 24-year-old hasn’t featured a lot of late, but he’s likely to start when Wednesday lock horns with Brentford on Saturday.

How will Sheffield Wednesday fare against Brentford?

Win

Win

Draw

Draw

Lose

Lose

The Owls will be desperate for a result to arrest their slide in the Championship. Garry Monk’s men are currently 12th in the table with 48 points from 36 games, having picked up only one win from their last nine.

Read Crippy Cooke’s previous article