Sheffield United v Liverpool, 28 February 2021

Score2-0 to Liverpool
RefereeJonathan Moss
CompetitionPremier League
VenueBramall Lane
Kick-off: 7.15pm Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 10 Sheffield United won: 2 Drawn: 2 Liverpool won: 6 Sheffield United scored: 6 Liverpool scored: 15 Liverpool had now won the last five meetings in the Premier League by an aggregate score of 11 goals to one.

0 Sheffield United

Manager: Chris Wilder

2 Liverpool

Manager: Jürgen Klopp

Goals:

Goals:

Curtis Jones 48 G
Kean Bryan own goal 64 OG

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale
Defender Enda Stevens
Defender/Midfielder Ethan Ampadu
Defender/Midfielder George Baldock
Defender/Midfielder Phil Jagielka
Midfielder Kean Bryan
Midfielder John Fleck
Midfielder John Lundstram
Midfielder Oliver Norwood
Forward Ollie McBurnie

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Adrián
Defender Ozan Kabak
Defender Nat Phillips
Defender Andy Robertson
Defender/Midfielder Trent Alexander-Arnold
Midfielder Curtis Jones
Midfielder Thiago Alcántara
Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum
Midfielder/Forward Roberto Firmino
Midfielder/Forward Sadio Mané
Midfielder/Forward Mohamed Salah

Substitutions:

Oliver Burke for David McGoldrick 56
Ben Osborn for Phil Jagielka 56
Billy Sharp for John Fleck 80

Substitutions:

James Milner for Thiago Alcántara 76
Naby Keïta for Curtis Jones 80

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Wes Foderingham
Defender/Midfielder Max Lowe
Midfielder Frankie Maguire
Midfielder Iliman Ndiaye
Midfielder/Forward Oliver Burke
Midfielder/Forward Ben Osborn
Forward Rhian Brewster
Forward Lys Mousset
Forward Billy Sharp

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Liam Hughes
Goalkeeper Jakub Ojrzyński
Defender Neco Williams
Defender Rhys Williams
Defender/Midfielder James Milner
Midfielder Naby Keïta
Midfielder/Forward Xherdan Shaqiri
Forward Divock Origi

Comments:

League position: 20th Sheffield United became the first team since Newport County in 1970-71 in League Division Four to lose 21 or more of their first 26 games of a season in the top four divisions. The Blades had now conceded 250 goals in their 186 games in the Premier League (scored 182). They had now failed to score in 15 of their 26 games so far in this Premier League season.

Comments:

League position: 6th Liverpool became the second team to score 7,000 goals in the top division after Everton (7,108). The Reds avoided losing five consecutive league games for the first time since September 1953. They kept a clean sheet for the first time in their last eight games in the Premier League.