Sheff Utd vs Man Utd
4:30pm Sunday 24th November
Oli McBurnies 90th-minute equaliser detained a Sheffield United capitulation that is second-half as they salvaged a point draw with Manchester United at Bramall Lane.
Substitute McBurnies effort was permitted to stand following a VAR inspection found no evidence of handball, because the Blades rescued themselves from the jaws of defeat at the most striking of 37, sparking scenes.
Sheffield United looked set to pile more misery that was away-day after goals in either half by John Fleck and Lys Mousset abandoned the Blades 18 minutes away from claiming another Premier League scalp.
But Brandon Williams initial Manchester United goal sparked a meltdown that was late from the hosts which saw Marcus Rashford and replacement Mason Greenwood score at the space of seven minutes.
But with the side of finishing a turn, within touching distance of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer came another twist ago David de Gea.
With Manchester United one of just three Premier League sides to win a stage from a losing position this year, the goal for Sheffield United is apparent – rating the first goal.
The Blades were forced to await the breakthrough, but maybe not for long, and had it not been for De Gea they would have hit the front on 11 minutes, the Spaniard creating a stunning double save to thwart John Lundstrams volley before he has a hand to David McGoldricks header after hed no right to.
But before Sheffield United took a deserved lead with the pressure continuous and focused about the Manchester United goal, it was only a matter of time, and that there was nothing.
Mousset shrugged Phil Jones off the ball grabbed for Lundstram whose first shot shot was saved by De Gea but reluctantly parried from the home audience into the path of both Fleck, who bundled the Blades amid scenes of delirium into the lead.
It took 29 minutes to Manchester United to check goalkeeper Simon Moore on his Premier League debut as Anthony Martial mustered the people first and only shot on goal before the break, but the Blades stopper coped effortlessly.
On 52 minutes, Manchester Uniteds hopes of staging a comeback were slender – and also these hopes looked to have been extinguished with Sheffield United unbeaten in the 89 matches where theyve directed at half-time since January 2014.
Andreas Pereira gave the ball away along with also the Blades pounced as Flecks concealed pass inside published Mousset through on goal where unleashed a brilliantly shot into the corner past the outstretched arm of De Gea.
That seemed to have settled the contest in Sheffield Uniteds favour, however a seven moments swung a game which had never been below the command of Manchester United from the visitors favour.
Williams lashed a volley following a clearance dropped him in the box. On arrived over four minutes and Greenwood Manchester United were level before Rashford got on the end of Daniel James cross to finish the comeback as he uttered at the cross home of Rashford.
But just as it appeared Manchester United had escaped together with all three things, Sheffield United roared back as McBurnie latched onto Callum Robinsons cross, and not VAR could deny that the Blades a deserved point.
Manchester United journey to Astana in the Europa League on Thursday at 3.50pm before both clubs resume their Premier League campaigns on December 1. The Blades journey to Wolves at 2pm before Aston Villa travel to Old Trafford at 4.30pm.
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