Owls soar to hold advantage over Chris Hughton's Brighton

Sheffield Wedndesday put one foot in the Championship playoff final

Sheffield Wednesday, Ross Wallace

Sheffield Wednesday's Ross Wallace scores his side's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship playoff, Semi final, first leg match at Hillsborough, Sheffield. Picture by: Martin Rickett / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Sheffield Wednesday have the advantage after the opening game of the Championship play-offs.

They have beaten Brighton 2-0 in the first leg of their semi-final.

After having a Fernando Forestieri goal ruled out in the first half, Ross Wallace and Kieran Lee scored to give the Owls the win.

The return contest is on Monday.

Derby County and Hull City start their tie tomorrow.