Sheffield United surprises Preston North End with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

PRESTON. Sheffield United had a surprising win over Preston North End with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Ndiaye (40') and a goal from O. McBurnie (75').

Sheffield United surprises Preston North End with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

PRESTON. Sheffield United had a surprising win over Preston North End with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Ndiaye (40′) and a goal from O. McBurnie (75′). Preston North End lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Deepdale stadium in Preston on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Simpson with the assistance of Nigel Lugg and Lee Venamore. The 4th official was Ben Toner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.9 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 58%.‚Äč

Match Statistics‚Äč

  • 58 Ball Possession 42
Shots
  • 18 Total 16
  • 3 On Target 5
  • 15 Off Target 11
  • 9 Shots blocked 4
  • 116 Attack 97
  • 73 Dangerous attack 38
  • 0 Ball safe‚Äč 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 11 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Preston North End was in firm control of the ball 58% while Sheffield United was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Preston North End had a more offensive attitude with 73 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 3 were on target. Still, Sheffield United managed to find the solution to win this match.‚Äč

Preston North End shot 18 times, 3 on target, 15 off target. Talking about the opposition, Sheffield United shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Preston North End received 1 yellow card (L. Lindsay). On the opposite side, Sheffield United received 3 yellow cards (J. Egan, O. McBurnie and O. Norwood).

Match Timeline

L. Lindsay- Yellow
15'
40'
I. Ndiaye(goal)
69'
T. Doyle- sub ->R. Brewster
C. Evans- sub ->E. Riis
69'
D. Johnson- sub ->A. McCann
69'
R. Brady- sub ->A. Fernandez
69'
73'
J. Egan- Yellow
75'
O. McBurnie(goal)S. Berge
76'
O. McBurnie- Yellow
82'
B. Sharp- sub ->O. McBurnie
S. Maguire- sub ->T. Parrott
82'
R. Ledson- sub ->B. Potts
82'
90'
J. McAtee- sub ->I. Ndiaye
90'
O. Norwood- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Preston North End will stay with 12 points like Stoke City, Swansea City and Birmingham City to remain in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Sheffield United will have 23 points to remain in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Preston North End will host Swansea City on the 1st of November with a 8-4 head to head stats in favor of Swansea City (2 draws).

Sheffield United will play away agasint Bristol City on the 1st of November with a 11-6 head to head record in favor of Sheffield United (2 draws).

Preston North End – Formation

Preston North End
G
F. Woodman 1.England
6.8
D
A. Hughes 16.Wales
7.3
D
L. Lindsay 6.Scotland
6.6
15'
D
J. Storey 14.England
7.0
M
6.6
69'
M
B. Potts 44.England
6.4
82'
M
A. Browne 8.Republic of Ireland
6.4
M
B. Whiteman 4.England
7.2
M
A. McCann 13.Scotland
6.8
69'
F
E. Riis Jakobsen 19.Denmark
6.2
69'
F
T. Parrott 15.Republic of Ireland
7.2
82'
Substitutes
G
D. Cornell 25.Wales
D
G. Cunningham 3.Republic of Ireland
M
D. Johnson 10.Jamaica
69'
M
R. Brady 11.Republic of Ireland
69'
M
R. Ledson 18.England
82'
F
C. Evans 9.Wales
69'
F
S. Maguire 24.Republic of Ireland
82'

Preston North End started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Ryan Lowe decided to play with the following team: Freddie Woodman (6.8), Jordan Storey (7.0), Liam Lindsay (6.6), Andrew Hughes (7.3), Benjamin Whiteman (7.2), Brad Potts (6.4), Alistair McCann (6.8), Alan Browne (6.4), √Ālvaro Fernandez (6.6), Troy Parrott (7.2) and Emil Riis Jacobsen (6.2).

The home team had on the bench: Greg Cunningham, David Cornell, Ched Evans, Daniel Johnson, Robbie Brady, Ryan Ledson and Sean Maguire.

Substitutions

Preston North End made 5 changes: E. Riis for C. Evans (69′), A. McCann for D. Johnson (69′), A. Fernandez for R. Brady (69′), T. Parrott for S. Maguire (82′) and B. Potts for R. Ledson (82′).

Best player: Andrew Hughes‚Äč

The most impressive player for Preston North End was Andrew Hughes.

His rating is (7.3) with 31 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

Sheffield United – Formation

Sheffield United
G
W. Foderingham 18.England
7.1
D
C. Basham 6.England
D
J. Egan 12.Republic of Ireland
73'
D
A. Ahmedhodzic 15.Sweden
M
G. Baldock 2.England
M
O. Norwood 16.Northern Ireland
90'
M
S. Berge 8.Norway
M
I. Ndiaye 29.France
90' Goals40'
F
O. McBurnie 9.Scotland
82' 76' Goals75'
F
R. Brewster 7.England
69'
Substitutes
G
J. Amissah 37.Germany
D
K. Gordon 34.England
M
J. Mcatee 28.England
90'
M
R. Khadra 11.Germany
M
T. Doyle 22.England
69'
F
B. Sharp 10.England
6.4
82'

Sheffield United started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Paul Heckingbottom played with: Wes Foderingham (7.1), Anel AhmedhodŇĺińá, John Egan, Chris Basham, George Baldock, Iliman Ndiaye, Sander Berge, Oliver Norwood, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Rhian Brewster and Oliver McBurnie.

These were the players on the bench: Kyron Gordon, James McAtee, Billy Sharp (6.4), Reda Khadra, Andre Brooks, Tommy Doyle and Jordan Amissah.

Substitutions

Sheffield United made 3 changes: R. Brewster for T. Doyle (69′), O. McBurnie for B. Sharp (82′) and I. Ndiaye for J. McAtee (90′).

Best player: Wes Foderingham‚Äč

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sheffield United was the goalkeeper: Wes Foderingham. His rating is 7.05. He performed 2 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.‚Äč