New Year’s Days visit to Wigan Athletic couldn’t have gone much better for Sheffield United.
Manager Chris Wilder saw his side keep the pressure on in the Championship promotion race as we took a very comfortable 3-0 victory on the day at the DW Stadium courtesy of goals from David McGoldrick, Mark Duffy and Billy Sharp.
Whilst Sharp takes the headlines for 220, United move to within two points of second placed Norwich City and statistics website Whoscored wanted to share the love around as they gave their star man rating to McGoldrick with a goal and an assist on the day.
Completing the top five best performers on the day, it was quite a tight battle really as Duffy came in second spot with 8.20 and given his own goal and assist, Sharp was third with 8.15. Enda Stevens and Martin Cranie followed with 7.95 and 7.86 respectively.
Given the strength of the performance, George Baldock, John Egan, John Fleck, Jack O’Connell, Oliver Norwood and Dean Henderson all additionally received seven-plus scores for their efforts.