Fulham travels ‘up north,’ to face Sheffield United for the first time in the Premier League for 13 years, with United still looking for that elusive first victory of the season. As will Fulham when they face the Blades at Bramall Lane.
The two clubs last met in the Premier League during the 2006-07 season. Fulham came out on top with a 1-0 win in the meeting at Craven Cottage. But in the return fixture at Bramall Lane, goals from Jon Stead and Michael Tonge saw United beat the Cottages 2-0.
The match will be streamed live by BT Sports at a pay-per-view price of £14.95 in a move which has angered supporters, who believe that football fans shouldn’t have to pay extra for the privilege to watch football.
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Like United, Fulham have yet to claim a single Premier League point, having lost in league matches against Arsenal (0-3), Leeds United (3-4), Aston Villa (0-3), and before the international break, too; Wolverhampton Wanderers in a single goal by Pedro Neto on 56 minutes. They had better joy in the Carabao Cup. They swept aside Ipswich Town (1-0), and Sheffield Wednesday (2-0), but crashed out in round 4 at Brentford (0-3).
Again, like United, the Cottages have found goals hard to come by. Whilst they have netted two more league goals than United, all three of the Londoner’s goals came in that solo defeat at Leeds.
6 March 2018 – Fulham 3-0 Sheffield United (Championship)
Forthcoming Blades Fixtures;
24 Oct – Liverpool (a) 20:00
31 Oct – Manchester City (h) 12:30
07 Nov – Chelsea (a) 15:00
21 Nov – West Ham United (h) 15:00
28 Nov – West Bromwich Albion (a) 15:00
12 Dec – Southampton (a) 15:00
15 Dec – Manchester United (h) 19:45
19 Dec – Brighton & Hove Albion (a) 15:00
26 Dec – Everton (h) 15:00
28 Dec – Burnley (a) 15:00