Sheffield United 1-0 Brighton & Hove Albion: Sheffield United earn hard-fought win over Brighton & Hove Albion

Visitors leave with nothing as Sheffield U secure a convincing 1-0 win
Sheffield United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

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Sheffield United snatched all three points from Brighton & Hove Albion in a narrow 1-0 victory on Saturday, at Bramall Lane. Sheffield U arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 1-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers. Brighton had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Chelsea. As the table looks today, Sheffield U are in 20th place on the table and has 17 points while Brighton sit in 16th with 34 points after 33 matches.

The Blades started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to David McGoldrick giving Sheffield U the lead, 19 minutes in to see out the first half 1-0. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the game ended 1-0.

For Sheffield U, Oliver Burke and John Lundstram, came on for Pascal Gross, Jakub Moder and Leandro Trossard. Brighton replaced Pascal Gross, Jakub Moder and Leandro Trossard for Aaron Connolly, Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Jose Izquierdo.

The referee booked David McGoldrick, George Baldock and Enda Stevens for Sheffield U.

Sheffield U will next play Tottenham Hotspur away, with Brighton facing Leeds United at home.

Technical card:
Sheffield United: Robert Sanchez, Lewis Dunk, Joel Veltman, Adam Webster, Pascal Gross, Adam Lallana, Yves Bissouma, Jakub Moder, Neal Maupay, Leandro Trossard and Danny Welbeck
Brighton & Hove Albion: Aaron Ramsdale, George Baldock, Kean Bryan, John Egan, Jayden Bogle, Ben Osborn, Oliver Norwood, John Fleck, Enda Stevens, Rhian Brewster and David McGoldrick
Stadium: Bramall Lane
Goals: David McGoldrick (1-0, min. 19)

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