SHEFFIELD. Sheffield United obliterates Fulham 4-0 with goals of M. Gibbs-White (10′), I. Ndiaye (21′), S. Berge (25′) and E. Stevens (49′). Fulham was decisively better in terms of ball possession (65%).
The match was played at the Bramall Lane stadium in Sheffield on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Joshua Smith with the support of Matthew Jones and Akil Howson. The 4th official was Darren Drysdale. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.7 degrees Celsius or 60.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.
Fulham was in firm control of the ball 65% while Sheffield United was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Fulham had a more offensive attitude with 48 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Sheffield United found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Sheffield United shot 13 times, 7 on target, 6 off target. Talking about the opposition, Fulham shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.
Sheffield United received 2 yellow cards (J. Fleck and E. Stevens). Talking about the opposition, Fulham received 1 yellow card (M. Hector).
After this contest, Sheffield United will have 75 points like Luton Town to remain in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Fulham will stay with 90 points to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Championship, Sheffield United will host Nottingham Forest on the 14th of May with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Sheffield United (6 draws).
Sheffield United – Formation
Sheffield United started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Paul Heckingbottom decided to play with the following team: .
Sheffield United could not rely on the presence of B. Davies (injured).
Sheffield United made 3 changes: I. Ndiaye for B. Davies (62′), J. Fleck for C. Hourihane (74′) and M. Gibbs-White for D. Jebbison (77′).
Fulham – Formation
Fulham started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Marco Alexandre Saraiva da Silva played with: .
Fulham could not rely on the presence of J. Onomah (injured).
Fulham made 3 changes: N. Chalobah for J. Onomah (30′), A. Mitrovic for Muniz Rodrigo (60′) and J. Seri for H. Reed (72′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- AFC Bournemouth – Millwall – 1-0
- Birmingham City – Blackburn Rovers – 1-2
- Derby County – Cardiff City – 0-1
- Huddersfield Town – Bristol City – 2-0
- Hull City – Nottingham Forest – 1-1
- Luton Town – Reading – 1-0
- Peterborough United – Blackpool – 5-0
- Preston North End – Middlesbrough – 4-1
- Sheffield United – Fulham – 4-0
- Stoke City – Coventry City – 1-1
- Swansea City – Queens Park Rangers – 0-1
- West Bromwich Albion – Barnsley – 4-0