English Premier League

Liverpool vs Sheffield United, 2023-24 English Premier League

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  • 17': Darwin Núñez
  • 76': Alexis Mac Allister
  • 90': Cody Gakpo
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3 - 1
  • 58': Conor Bradley (OG)

Liverpool back on top as late goals seal win over Sheffield United

Liverpool reclaimed the lead in an enthralling Premier league title race as Alexis Mac Allister's thunderbolt and a late header by Cody Gakpo secured a nervy 3-1 home victory over bottom club Sheffield United on Thursday.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 1': Attempt saved. James McAtee (Sheffield United) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Anel Ahmedhodzic with a headed pass.
  • 1': Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Caoimhín Kelleher.
  • 2': Attempt missed. Auston Trusty (Sheffield United) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by James McAtee with a cross following a corner.
  • 4': Delay in match because of an injury Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool).
  • 4': Delay in match because of an injury Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United).
  • 5': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 6': Attempt saved. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
  • 6': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ivo Grbic.
  • 7': Attempt missed. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Joe Gomez following a corner.
  • 8': Auston Trusty (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 8': Foul by Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool).
  • 12': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 13': Foul by Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United).
  • 13': Joe Gomez (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 14': Attempt missed. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner following a set piece situation.
  • 15': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Mason Holgate.
  • 17': Goal! Liverpool 1, Sheffield United 0. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal.
  • 19': Foul by Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United).
  • 19': Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 20': Attempt missed. Conor Bradley (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 22': Attempt saved. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 23': Attempt missed. Joe Gomez (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
  • 25': Delay in match (Liverpool).
  • 26': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 27': Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 27': Foul by Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 30': Attempt missed. Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
  • 34': Attempt missed. Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 38': Foul by Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United).
  • 38': Joe Gomez (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 40': Foul by Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool).
  • 40': Jayden Bogle (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 42': Attempt saved. Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 43': Attempt blocked. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 43': Attempt saved. Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Joe Gomez.
  • 43': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ivo Grbic.
  • 44': Foul by Luis Díaz (Liverpool).
  • 44': James McAtee (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+1': Offside, Sheffield United. Anel Ahmedhodzic is caught offside.
  • 45'+3': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Dominik Szoboszlai.
  • 45'+4': Attempt saved. Jayden Bogle (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ben Brereton.
  • 45'+5': First Half ends, Liverpool 1, Sheffield United 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Liverpool 1, Sheffield United 0.
  • 47': Attempt missed. Joe Gomez (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 48': Foul by Mason Holgate (Sheffield United).
  • 48': Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 50': Attempt saved. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 51': Attempt blocked. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mohamed Salah.
  • 51': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Anel Ahmedhodzic.
  • 52': Foul by Darwin Núñez (Liverpool).
  • 52': James McAtee (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 53': Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 53': Foul by Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 54': Attempt saved. Gustavo Hamer (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 58': Attempt missed. Gustavo Hamer (Sheffield United) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by James McAtee with a cross.
  • 58': Own Goal by Conor Bradley, Liverpool. Liverpool 1, Sheffield United 1.
  • 60': Substitution, Liverpool. Harvey Elliott replaces Mohamed Salah.
  • 60': Substitution, Liverpool. Andy Robertson replaces Ryan Gravenberch.
  • 61': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Vinicius Souza.
  • 62': Substitution, Sheffield United. Ben Osborn replaces Gustavo Hamer.
  • 63': Substitution, Sheffield United. Oliver McBurnie replaces James McAtee.
  • 63': Substitution, Sheffield United. William Osula replaces Ben Brereton.
  • 64': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Auston Trusty.
  • 65': Attempt saved. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dominik Szoboszlai with a cross.
  • 65': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ivo Grbic.
  • 65': Attempt missed. Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Dominik Szoboszlai with a cross following a corner.
  • 66': Delay in match because of an injury Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 68': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 70': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Anel Ahmedhodzic.
  • 71': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Mason Holgate.
  • 72': Substitution, Liverpool. Cody Gakpo replaces Joe Gomez.
  • 73': Substitution, Liverpool. Curtis Jones replaces Dominik Szoboszlai.
  • 74': Attempt missed. Andy Robertson (Liverpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Harvey Elliott with a cross.
  • 75': Andy Robertson (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 75': Foul by Vinicius Souza (Sheffield United).
  • 76': Goal! Liverpool 2, Sheffield United 1. Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 78': Substitution, Sheffield United. Andre Brooks replaces Auston Trusty.
  • 80': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Jayden Bogle.
  • 82': Attempt blocked. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Curtis Jones.
  • 82': Attempt missed. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right.
  • 83': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Mason Holgate.
  • 84': Hand ball by Ben Osborn (Sheffield United).
  • 85': Attempt blocked. Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 85': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ivo Grbic.
  • 86': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Cody Gakpo with a headed pass.
  • 87': Foul by Oliver McBurnie (Sheffield United).
  • 87': Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Oliver McBurnie (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 87': Substitution, Sheffield United. Anis Ben Slimane replaces Mason Holgate.
  • 88': Attempt missed. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Harvey Elliott with a cross following a fast break.
  • 88': Attempt missed. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Cody Gakpo.
  • 90': Goal! Liverpool 3, Sheffield United 1. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Robertson with a cross.
  • 90'+2': Curtis Jones (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+2': Foul by Anis Ben Slimane (Sheffield United).
  • 90'+3': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Jayden Bogle.
  • 90'+6': Attempt missed. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) header from very close range is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Cody Gakpo with a cross.
  • 90'+6': Foul by Ben Osborn (Sheffield United).
  • 90'+6': Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+8': Second Half ends, Liverpool 3, Sheffield United 1.
  • 0': Match ends, Liverpool 3, Sheffield United 1.

Statistics

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9 Fouls 6
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 0
1 Corner Kicks 13
6 Saves 3
17.1 Possession 82.9
5 SHOTS 29
3 ON GOAL 9
0.6 On Target % 0.3
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
82 Accurate Passes 714
168 Passes 786
0.5 Pass Completion % 0.9
2 Accurate Crosses 9
3 Crosses 38
0.7 Cross % 0.2
54 Long Balls 45
8 Accurate Long Balls 39
0.1 Long Balls % 0.9
0 Blocked Shots 5
11 Effective Tackles 6
17 Tackles 15
0.6 Tackle % 0.4
8 Interceptions 7
40 Effective Clearances 5
40 Clearances 5

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Anfield
Location: Liverpool, England
Attendance: 60,055

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

LIV Liverpool (4-3-3)

No. Name
62 Caoimhín Kelleher (GK)
4 Virgil van Dijk
5 Ibrahima Konaté
2 Joe Gomez
84 Conor Bradley
10 Alexis Mac Allister
38 Ryan Gravenberch
8 Dominik Szoboszlai
9 Darwin Núñez
7 Luis Díaz
11 Mohamed Salah

SHU Sheffield United (3-5-2)

No. Name
13 Ivo Grbic (GK)
15 Anel Ahmedhodzic
19 Jack Robinson
30 Mason Holgate
8 Gustavo Hamer
21 Vinicius Souza
24 Oliver Arblaster
5 Auston Trusty
20 Jayden Bogle
11 Ben Brereton Díaz
28 James McAtee

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