Mar 18, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Hillsborough
Sheff WedsSheffield Wednesday
3-0
QPRQueens Park Rangers
Maguire (34' pen.), Best (51'), Buxton
Buxton (28')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Dunne (33')

Leon Best responds to claims he dived against Queens Park Rangers

Leon Best insists that he did not dive to win a penalty in Sheffield Wednesday's 3-0 win over Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday.

Leon Best has responded to suggestions that he dived to win a penalty during Sheffield Wednesday's 3-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday.

The forward was adjudged to have been fouled in the box by Richard Dunne, who was shown a red card for the challenge shortly before Chris Maguire opened the scoring from the spot for the hosts.

"I was through and I was going to hit it with my left and I just thought I'd take another touch and get in front of him," Best told reporters.

"He clipped my right knee and it took me down. I probably could have got the ball but I wouldn't have been able to score.

"There was definite contact, I am not a diver, I try and stay on my feet. Plus he's a friend from the Republic of Ireland squad."

Stuart Gray's side return to action against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday afternoon.

Stuart Gray manager of Sheffield Wednesday looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
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