Date: 2nd March 2020 at 5:35pm
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Cameron Dawson came in for criticism after Sheffield Wednesday’s 3-1 defeat to Derby County. The 24-year-old conceded three goals in one game for the third time in four matches and was guilty of letting in efforts that other goalkeepers would have saved.

Where will Sheffield Wednesday finish in the Championship?

1st - 6th

1st - 6th

7th - 14th

7th - 14th

15th - 21th

15th - 21th

22th - 24th

22th - 24th

Derby’s first goal was a deflected Tom Lawrence effort that wrong-footed Dawson, but the Owls’ stopper got hands to Lawrence’s second goal and was somehow beaten at the far post by Jason Knight’s effort from a tight angle.

Dawson replaced Keiren Westwood as Wednesday’s first-choice goalkeeper in November 2019 and initially impressed with four goals conceded in six games, but he’s been letting in goals frequently since mid-December and may find his place in the starting lineup at risk.

The 24-year-old has conceded 24 goals in his last 13 Championship appearances and was partly culpable for two of the three goals Wednesday conceded against Derby. Westwood and Joe Wildsmith are waiting in the wings for an opportunity, but time will tell if Garry Monk considers another goalkeeper change.

There’s still three months of the season remaining, however, so Wednesday’s season could unravel if changes aren’t made.

Read Crippy Cooke’s previous article