Manchester United vs Sheffield United: A Detailed Match Report

In a thrilling premier league encounter at Old Trafford on Wednesday, 24th April 2024, Manchester United came from behind twice to secure a 4-2 victory over Sheffield United.

Bruno Fernandes scored 2 crucial goals for Manchester United.
Bruno Fernandes scored 2 crucial goals for Manchester United. getty Images

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Key Players

Manchester United’s key players were Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes, who both scored crucial goals. Rasmus Hojlund also found the net, sealing the victory for the Red Devils.

For Sheffield United, Jayden Bogle and Ben Brereton were the goal scorers, who kept the fan’s at the edge of their seats.

Goal Timeline

Time (min)Event
34:19Goal by Jayden Bogle (Sheffield United)
41:33Goal by Harry Maguire (Manchester United)
49:14Goal by Ben Brereton (Sheffield United)
60:40Goal by Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
80:12Goal by Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
84:35Goal by Rasmus Hojlund (Manchester United)

Brief Highlights

Sheffield United took a surprise lead in the 35th minute after an Andre Onana mistake allowed Jayden Bogle to score. However, Manchester United quickly responded with a goal from Harry Maguire. After half-time, Ben Brereton Diaz fired home from close range to retake the lead for Sheffield United. But the visitors’ lead lasted just 11 minutes as Fernandes equalised from the penalty spot. Fernandes then fired in a stunning strike from distance to give Manchester United a 3-2 lead in the 81st minute. The Red Devils captain then teed up Hojlund four minutes later to make the win safe.

Game Statistics (Manchester United vs Sheffield United)

StatManchester UnitedSheffield United
Shots2510
Shots on target134
Possession72%28%
Passes730292
Pass accuracy89%74%
Fouls79
Yellow cards01
Red cards00
Offsides32
Corners84

Table Position

The victory moved Manchester United up to sixth in the Premier League table with 53 points. Sheffield United, on the other hand, remain at the bottom of the table with 22 points.

Upcoming Matches

Manchester United’s upcoming matches are against Burnley FC at Old Trafford on Saturday, 27 April 2024, Crystal Palace on Tuesday, 7 May 2024, Arsenal FC on Sunday, 12 May 2024, Newcastle United on Thursday, 16 May 2024, and Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday, 19 May 2024.

Sheffield United’s upcoming matches are against Newcastle United at St. James’ Park on Saturday, 27 April 2024, Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on Saturday, 4 May 2024, Everton FC at Goodison Park on Saturday, 11 May 2024, and Tottenham Hotspur at Bramall Lane on Sunday, 19 May 2024.

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