Bournemouth went top of the Championship by beating 10-man Sheffield Wednesday for a seventh consecutive league and cup victory.
The mid-table Owls were holding their own until Royston Drenthe was sent off after an hour for a second booking.
Five minutes later, Callum Wilson found Andrew Surman, who curled a left-foot shot past Keiren Westwood.
And the game was sealed when Ryan Fraser clipped the ball home moments after coming on as a substitute.
Recent weeks have seen Eddie Howe’s Cherries surge up the table, only six years since they started the League Two season on minus 17 points for exiting administration in an incorrect manner.
The Owls, on the other hand, have struggled for consistency and have only scored three goals in their seven home league games this season.