Match verdict: Promotion is built on victories like Leicester City's at Hillsborough
Down every corridor in the main stand at Hillsborough, there seems to be a picture of Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson celebrating a golden moment during his seven-year spell as Sheffield Wednesday captain.
Silverware held high above his head and delight etched upon his face, they are pictures that remind Wednesday fans of wonderful moments, memorials to past glories.
Pearson does not dwell on the past when asked, and he probably barely glanced at them as he passed by on Saturday.
He has tunnel vision with the aim of bringing similar success to City. How the Blue Army would love to see Pearson re-enact that winning pose.
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City are certainly showing signs that success is not too far away. The 6-0 home demolition of Ipswich nine days ago was a fantastic day, but promotions are gained by victories like the 2-0 win against Wednesday.
On a cold, dark and wet afternoon in a hostile ground such as Hillsborough, promotion candidates stand up to be counted, and City rose to the challenge, every single one of them.
In many ways, this victory was more impressive than the emphatic dispatch of Ipswich.
City controlled proceedings to such an extent that the home fans were venting their dissatisfaction at their own players during the first half.
City may have lost their leading goalscoring, David Nugent, to a neck injury, but they did not lose any attacking punch, in contrast to Wednesday who barely managed a threatening move all game other than hopeful high punts for the giant Mamady Sidibe to fight for.
Ordinarily, that tactic may work, but Sidibe had met his physical match in City skipper Wes Morgan, and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel also displayed confidence to stand up to the aerial bombardment.
With City's defence largely untroubled, the central midfield of Danny Drinkwater and Andy King bossed the game, and Wednesday boss Dave Jones will be alarmed at how easily the ball was passed through his side.
To emphasis the point, City's crucial opening goal came just before half-time from such a move. Drinkwater played an exquisite one-two with Ben Marshall that left the Wednesday defence looking like shop mannequins before burying a fierce drive past Chris Kirkland.
City may have expected Wednesday to pile on the pressure in the second period, but it was a case of more of the same as the only side that looked likely to score were the visitors.
Martyn Waghorn looked dangerous and he was only denied by an excellent save by Kirkland and the woodwork.
It was former Wednesday loanee Marshall who put the seal on the victory in typical fashion.
Marshall has developed a reputation for scoring spectacular goals, and he produced another one in the 76th minute when he bent a left-footed strike around Kirkland from the corner of the box.
Out of respect for Wednesday, Marshall did not celebrate. But those celebrations may not be too far away.