Date: 24th November 2013 at 7:23am
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Sheffield United secured a crucial three points thanks to a late own goal at Bristol City.

The blades came into the game on the back of back-to-back defeats and desperately needed something at their fellow strugglers.

A resolute defensive display earned United the three points and they won the game with just 13 minutes remaining when Aden Flint turned Tony McMahon`s cross into his own net.

The win for the blades lifts them up to twenty-first in the League One table.

Teams

City:
Parish, Flint, Shorey (Williams 66), Elliott, Cunningham (McLaughlin 78), Pack, Baldock, Moloney (Harewood 82), Emmanuel-Thomas, Wagstaff, Osborne

Subs not used:
Fielding, R. Taylor, Brundle, Gillett.

Blades:
Long, White, Maguire, Collins, McMahon, Doyle, McGinn, Coady, Porter, L. Taylor (Baxter 62), Lappin (Hill 85)

Subs not sed: Howard, Flynn, Miller, Cuvelier, King.


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4 Replies to “Blades secure crucial three points”

  • at last. don’t care how they come, 3 away points and a clean sheet is encouraging. Harrys 5th yellow so early in the season shows the pressure the defense has been under. Opportunity now on Tuesday to climb away from the bottom 4 and the pressure.

  • Big gate for City, must have been discounted tickets….my closest game to home and I missed it, still, the beach in Florida was some compensation! Good luck on Tuesday boys.

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