English Premier League

Manchester United vs Sheffield United, 2023-24 English Premier League

· English Premier League
  • 42': Harry Maguire
  • 61': Bruno Fernandes (P)
  • 81': Bruno Fernandes
  • 85': Rasmus Højlund
FT
4 - 2
  • 35': Jayden Bogle
  • 50': Ben Brereton Díaz

Fernandes magic rescues Man United in win over Sheffield United

Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes came to his side's rescue with two goals in a 4-2 home victory over the Premier League's bottom club Sheffield United on Wednesday just when more trouble loomed for beleaguered manager Erik ten Hag.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 1': Attempt saved. Diogo Dalot (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
  • 1': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Wes Foderingham.
  • 2': Attempt missed. Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a cross following a corner.
  • 6': Antony (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 6': Foul by Auston Trusty (Sheffield United).
  • 7': Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 7': Foul by Gustavo Hamer (Sheffield United).
  • 9': Offside, Manchester United. Bruno Fernandes is caught offside.
  • 12': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Oliver Arblaster.
  • 12': Attempt missed. Casemiro (Manchester United) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a cross following a corner.
  • 14': Attempt missed. Cameron Archer (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Gustavo Hamer.
  • 15': Attempt saved. Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gustavo Hamer.
  • 16': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Jayden Bogle.
  • 17': Attempt blocked. Casemiro (Manchester United) header from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a cross.
  • 17': Attempt saved. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 20': Foul by Oliver Arblaster (Sheffield United).
  • 20': Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 20': Attempt blocked. Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 21': Attempt missed. Christian Eriksen (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Antony.
  • 22': Attempt saved. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Antony.
  • 25': Attempt blocked. Antony (Manchester United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 25': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Gustavo Hamer.
  • 26': Attempt missed. Antony (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Rasmus Højlund following a corner.
  • 29': Offside, Manchester United. Alejandro Garnacho is caught offside.
  • 30': Offside, Sheffield United. Ben Brereton is caught offside.
  • 31': Attempt saved. Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Eriksen with a through ball.
  • 33': Offside, Manchester United. Bruno Fernandes is caught offside.
  • 35': Goal! Manchester United 0, Sheffield United 1. Jayden Bogle (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner.
  • 37': Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 37': Foul by Mason Holgate (Sheffield United).
  • 37': Mason Holgate (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 38': Attempt blocked. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 38': Attempt missed. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a set piece situation.
  • 39': Attempt saved. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alejandro Garnacho.
  • 41': Foul by Auston Trusty (Sheffield United).
  • 41': Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 42': Goal! Manchester United 1, Sheffield United 1. Harry Maguire (Manchester United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alejandro Garnacho with a cross following a set piece situation.
  • 45': Attempt saved. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 45'+1': Attempt missed. Christian Eriksen (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 45'+3': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Anel Ahmedhodzic.
  • 45'+3': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Ben Brereton.
  • 45'+3': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Jayden Bogle.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Manchester United 1, Sheffield United 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Manchester United 1, Sheffield United 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Sheffield United. Vinicius Souza replaces Andre Brooks.
  • 47': Attempt saved. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 50': Goal! Manchester United 1, Sheffield United 2. Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ben Osborn.
  • 55': Foul by Antony (Manchester United).
  • 55': Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 55': Substitution, Manchester United. Amad Diallo replaces Antony.
  • 59': Attempt blocked. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Amad Diallo.
  • 59': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Vinicius Souza.
  • 59': Penalty Manchester United. Harry Maguire draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 59': Penalty conceded by Auston Trusty (Sheffield United) after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 61': Goal! Manchester United 2, Sheffield United 2. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.
  • 62': Substitution, Sheffield United. James McAtee replaces Cameron Archer.
  • 63': Offside, Sheffield United. Ben Brereton is caught offside.
  • 64': Substitution, Manchester United. Scott McTominay replaces Christian Eriksen.
  • 66': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Ben Osborn.
  • 66': Attempt blocked. Diogo Dalot (Manchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a cross.
  • 67': Attempt blocked. Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gustavo Hamer.
  • 67': Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Harry Maguire.
  • 68': Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 68': Foul by Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United).
  • 68': Attempt saved. Scott McTominay (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 68': Foul by Scott McTominay (Manchester United).
  • 68': Wes Foderingham (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 69': Delay in match because of an injury Wes Foderingham (Sheffield United).
  • 71': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 72': Foul by Amad Diallo (Manchester United).
  • 72': James McAtee (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 74': Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Diogo Dalot.
  • 74': Attempt blocked. Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
  • 74': Attempt missed. Anel Ahmedhodzic (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.
  • 78': Substitution, Sheffield United. Oliver Norwood replaces Jayden Bogle.
  • 81': Goal! Manchester United 3, Sheffield United 2. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kobbie Mainoo.
  • 83': Hand ball by James McAtee (Sheffield United).
  • 85': Goal! Manchester United 4, Sheffield United 2. Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 87': Substitution, Sheffield United. William Osula replaces James McAtee because of an injury.
  • 88': Foul by Casemiro (Manchester United).
  • 88': Gustavo Hamer (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 89': Attempt missed. Gustavo Hamer (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.
  • 90': Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Harry Maguire.
  • 90': Attempt saved. Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gustavo Hamer with a cross.
  • 90': Attempt blocked. Gustavo Hamer (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Oliver Norwood.
  • 90': Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Casemiro.
  • 90'+1': Substitution, Manchester United. Ethan Wheatley replaces Rasmus Højlund.
  • 90'+1': Substitution, Manchester United. Sofyan Amrabat replaces Kobbie Mainoo.
  • 90'+2': Auston Trusty (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+2': Foul by Ethan Wheatley (Manchester United).
  • 90'+5': Foul by Scott McTominay (Manchester United).
  • 90'+5': Oliver Arblaster (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+5': Attempt saved. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 90'+5': Foul by Ethan Wheatley (Manchester United).
  • 90'+5': Oliver Norwood (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+9': Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+9': Foul by Oliver Arblaster (Sheffield United).
  • 90'+10': Second Half ends, Manchester United 4, Sheffield United 2.
  • 0': Match ends, Manchester United 4, Sheffield United 2.

Statistics

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9 Fouls 7
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 3
4 Corner Kicks 9
9 Saves 2
28.5 Possession 71.5
10 SHOTS 25
4 ON GOAL 13
0.4 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 1
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
217 Accurate Passes 654
292 Passes 730
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.9
1 Accurate Crosses 6
7 Crosses 23
0.1 Cross % 0.3
51 Long Balls 55
18 Accurate Long Balls 30
0.4 Long Balls % 0.5
3 Blocked Shots 6
8 Effective Tackles 9
22 Tackles 17
0.4 Tackle % 0.5
13 Interceptions 4
24 Effective Clearances 5
24 Clearances 5

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Old Trafford
Location: Manchester, England
Attendance: 73,549

Premier League Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
Full Table

Line-Ups

MAN Manchester United (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
24 André Onana (GK)
5 Harry Maguire
18 Casemiro
20 Diogo Dalot
29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka
8 Bruno Fernandes
14 Christian Eriksen
37 Kobbie Mainoo
11 Rasmus Højlund
17 Alejandro Garnacho
21 Antony

SHU Sheffield United (3-5-2)

No. Name
18 Wes Foderingham (GK)
15 Anel Ahmedhodzic
5 Auston Trusty
30 Mason Holgate Yellow Card
35 Andre Brooks
8 Gustavo Hamer
24 Oliver Arblaster
23 Ben Osborn
20 Jayden Bogle
11 Ben Brereton Díaz
10 Cameron Archer

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