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Championship: Sheffield United conquers Bristol City 2-0 on Sunday

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SHEFFIELD. Sheffield United overcomes Bristol City with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Brewster (40') and a goal from B. Sharp (89').

SHEFFIELD. Sheffield United conquers Bristol City with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Brewster (40′) and a goal from B. Sharp (89′). Sheffield United was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Bramall Lane Stadium in Sheffield on Sunday and this began at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Geoff Eltringham who was helped by Adrian Waters and Andrew Dallison. The 4th official was Seb Stockbridge. The weather was snow. The temperature was quite cold around 1.3 degrees Celsius or 34.25 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

Sheffield United was in firm control of the ball 64% while Bristol City was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Sheffield United was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sheffield United won the contest.

Sheffield United shot 22 times, 5 on target, 17 off target. On the opposite side, Bristol City shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.


Sheffield United received 3 yellow cards (M. Gibbs-White, B. Sharp and B. Davies). On the opposite side, Bristol City received 4 yellow cards (D. Bentley, C. O’Dowda, C. Martin and A. Weimann).

After playing this match, Sheffield United will have 26 points like Middlesbrough and Birmingham City to move down in the 13th place. On the other side, Bristol City will stay with 23 points like Sheffield United to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 20'

    D. Bentley

  • 28'

    C. O\'Dowda

  • 31'

    M. Gibbs-White

  • 39'

    C. Martin

  • 40'

    R. Brewster

    E. Stevens

  • 62'

    R. Atkinson

    N. Baker

  • 64'

    N. Wells

    A. Benarous

  • 69'

    B. Sharp

    R. Brewster

  • 76'

    A. Semenyo

    T. Bakinson

  • 78'

    B. Sharp

  • 84'

    A. Weimann

  • 89'

    B. Sharp

    D. McGoldrick

  • 90'

    S. Berge

    O. Norwood

  • 90'

    B. Davies

  • 90'

    B. Osborn

    C. Hourihane

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Sheffield United will play away against Cardiff City on the 4th of December with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Cardiff City (6 draws).

Bristol City will host Derby County on the 4th of December with a 9-7 head to head statistic in favor of Derby County (6 draws).

Sheffield United: Formation and Lineups

Sheffield United started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Paul Heckingbottom chose to play with the following team: Wes Foderingham (6.9), Chris Basham (7.0), John Egan (6.9), Ben Davies (7.0), Jayden Bogle (6.9), Oliver Norwood (7.2), Conor Hourihane (7.1), Enda Stevens (7.0), Morgan Gibbs-White (7.9), David McGoldrick (6.5) and Rhian Brewster (7.3).


Sheffield United made 3 changes: R. Brewster for B. Sharp (69′), O. Norwood for S. Berge (90′) and C. Hourihane for B. Osborn (90′).

Top player: Morgan Gibbs-White

The player who no doubt impressed Sheffield United the most was Morgan Gibbs-White even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.9) with 43 passes (72% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 15. He performed 6 crosses.

Bristol City: Formation and Lineups

Bristol City started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Nigel Pearson played with: Daniel Bentley (6.8), Zak Vyner (7.2), Tomáš Kalas (7.3), Nathan Baker (6.2), Alex Scott (7.3), Ayman Benarous (6.1), Tyreeq Bakinson (6.2), Han-Noah Massengo (6.4), Callum O’Dowda (6.8), Andreas Weimann (6.6) and Chris Martin (7.0).

Bristol City could not rely on the presence of R. Atkinson (injured).


Bristol City made 3 changes: N. Baker for R. Atkinson (62′), A. Benarous for N. Wells (64′) and T. Bakinson for A. Semenyo (76′).

Top player: Alex Scott

The player who no doubt impressed Bristol City the most was Alex Scott.

His rating is (7.3) with 23 passes (47% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 4 crosses.



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