Danny Röhl saw an Owls side ‘ready for the fight’ following our 1-0 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road.
The German’s first game in charge yielded an improved display from Wednesday and whilst disappointed with the result, Röhl says there are positives to take.
The 34-year-old said: “I’m a little disappointed because we did everything on the pitch, we showed a good side from us.
“We were nasty against them and it was hard to beat us. In the end, it was a good step forward but without points it’s always disappointing.
“I said to the guys that we trained hard this week and we will take the good things and prepare for the next match and look forward.
“I saw a team who is ready for the fight, and it will be a fight, it’s a long season. For me, it was a good signal to see who is ready for this and get the first impressions on the pitch.
“There is energy in the dressing room and this was a good step for me.”
Wednesday were awarded a second half penalty when Anthony Musaba was felled, but the decision was overturned shortly after in a sliding doors moment of the Hornets clash.
Röhl added: “We had a good opportunity maybe for a penalty but the referee took it back.
“It’s a pity because it would have been a great opportunity to go in front and then maybe the match is different.
“When you are in front, the opponent must take more risks and then we can speed up with the ball and go for counter attacks.”
The Owls’ attention switches to a midweek trip to Plymouth and Röhl is keen to look ahead.
He added: “We will go forward, if we play like this then we will take more points in the future.
“I wanted us to be a team who is compact and calm on the ball. We need possession to create something.
“I am convinced about the situation, that we can go forward especially with our fans behind us.
“We have to analyse this match and take the good things, then we will recover and prepare to be ready for the match on Wednesday.”