LIVE: Liverpool v Sheffield United

Reigning Premier League Champions, Liverpool are looking to claim their 4th victory of the season as they host last season’s surprise package, Sheffield United. The Blades currently sit 19th in the table and are yet to get a win in what has been a tough start for Chris Wilder’s side.

  • Henderson praises Liverpool teammates and Sheff United

    “I look at the dressing room and the hunger and desire to keep going, it’s a credit to the lads they have fantastic character”

    The Liverpool captain contributed heavily in the win, as he was one of the main reasons why the reds had 62% of the possession.

    “They’re a good side they work really hard and they made it difficult for long periods but i’m delighted that we kept going and got the 3 points”

    Although they only had 38% possession, Sheff united still had 13 shots with 2 on target so they managed to create chances but they just weren’t clinical enough.

  • Liverpool come from behind and win

    Full time

    Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United

    Liverpool get a crucial come from behind win over Sheffield United to move up to 2nd in the league.

    Sheff United took the lead through an early penalty but goals from Firmino and Jota mean Liverpool take home all 3 points.

    The Blades can hold their heads high however as they made it hard for the champions in their own backyard but they stay 19th and are yet to win a game this season.
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  • Potential Liverpool injury

    90 mins

    Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United

    Jordan Henderson went down after his heel was accidentally stood on by a Sheff united player however he managed to return to his feet.

    There will be 3 additional minutes after the 90.

     

  • A wasted opportunity

    83 mins

    Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United

    Osborn gets down the left for Sheff united but his ball into the box is a poor one and Jordan Henderson intercepts it.

    Liverpool are making a double substitution as Jota makes way for Milner and Minamino replaces Firmino.

  • Sheff united pushing for the equaliser

    74 mins

    Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United

    Sander Berge almost had another goal as his shot was palmed away by Alisson.

    The blades have made another substitution as David McGoldrick is coming on for John Lundstram.

  • Liverpool take the lead

    64 mins GOAL!

    Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United

    Liverpool have turned it around at Anfield.

    Sadio Mane gets to the byline and puts in a cross with his left foot. The ball goes in towards Diogo Jota who puts it past Ramsdale with a precise header.

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  • VAR rules out Liverpool goal

    62 mins

    Liverpool 1-1 Sheffield United

    Liverpool thought that they had taken the lead through Mo Salah however VAR rules out the goal.

    It remains 1-1.

     

  • A quiet second half so far

    53 mins

    Liverpool 1-1 Sheffield United

    Its been a quiet first 10 minutes or so with both teams looking to get back into their stride.

    We also have our first change as Oliver Burke replaces Rhian Brewster for Sheff United.

  • We are back underway for the 2nd half

    45 mins

    Liverpool 1-1 Sheffield United

    We are back under way here at Anfield.

  • Half time at Anfield

    Half time

    Liverpool 1-1 Sheffield United

    It’s been an entertaining first 45 tonight at Anfield. Sheff United took the lead early on from the Penalty Spot as Sander Berge sent Alisson the wrong way however Liverpool hit back just before the break curtesy of Roberto Firmino.

    It should be an interesting second half.

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