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Sheffield United 2-2 Bradford City

Bradford City fought back from two goals down to claim a dramatic draw at Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United.

Jamie Murphy gave the hosts an early lead when he met Tony McMahon's deep cross at the back post.

Harry Maguire made it 2-0 when he headed home Jose Baxter's corner.

The Bantams pulled a goal back through a deflected strike from Gary Jones before James Hanson reacted quickest to George Long's parry from a Jones free-kick to level.

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 25Long
  • 29McMahon
  • 6Hill
  • 14McGinnSubstituted forCoadyat 88'minutes
  • 5Maguire
  • 15Collins
  • 7Flynn
  • 8Doyle
  • 18PaynterSubstituted forPorterat 61'minutes
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forMillerat 80'minutes
  • 23Murphy

Substitutes

  • 1Howard
  • 9Porter
  • 12Miller
  • 17Coady
  • 26McFadzean
  • 27Whitehouse
  • 32Kennedy

Bradford

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 2DarbyBooked at 77mins
  • 16McHugh
  • 8KennedySubstituted forDoyleat 72'minutesBooked at 73mins
  • 23McArdle
  • 22Bates
  • 11ThompsonBooked at 85mins
  • 18Jones
  • 9Hanson
  • 21McLeanSubstituted forGrayat 90'minutes
  • 7ReidSubstituted forYeatesat 32'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Oliver
  • 10Gray
  • 12Jameson
  • 14Yeates
  • 15M Taylor
  • 19Graham
  • 24Doyle
Referee:
Roger East
Attendance:
18,794

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home25
Away12
Shots on Target
Home10
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Sheffield United 2, Bradford City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sheffield United 2, Bradford City 2.

Attempt missed. Andy Gray (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Chris Porter (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nathan Doyle (Bradford City).

Foul by Chris Porter (Sheffield United).

Rory McArdle (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Andy Gray replaces Aaron McLean.

Foul by Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United).

Stephen Darby (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Attempt blocked. Shaun Miller (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ryan Flynn (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Conor Coady replaces Stephen McGinn.

Attempt saved. Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Harry Maguire.

Booking

Garry Thompson (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Matthew Hill (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Garry Thompson (Bradford City).

Attempt saved. Neill Collins (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Matthew Bates.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Flynn (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Shaun Miller replaces Jose Baxter because of an injury.

Booking

Stephen Darby (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Jose Baxter (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Darby (Bradford City).

Attempt blocked. Neill Collins (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Harry Maguire (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Attempt saved. Neill Collins (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Nathan Doyle (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Michael Doyle (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Doyle (Bradford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Nathan Doyle replaces Jason Kennedy.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Jason Kennedy.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Harry Maguire (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Jon McLaughlan.

Attempt saved. Stephen McGinn (Sheffield United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top right corner.

goal

As It Stood

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2Brentford26175445242156
3Wolves26157441192252
4Preston2613943627948
5Rotherham26128645341144
6Peterborough26133104032842
7Walsall2711973024642
8Port Vale26123113739-239
9Swindon26114114236637
10MK Dons2510694136536
11Coventry26128655451034
12Colchester2681083534134
13Bradford2671273832633
14Gillingham2795133545-1032
15Crawley247982732-530
16Notts County2783163339-627
17Oldham2676132734-727
18Carlisle2676132847-1927
19Sheff Utd2668122635-926
20Shrewsbury2768132635-926
21Tranmere2667132948-1925
22Bristol City2541293639-324
23Crewe2666142553-2824
24Stevenage2664162444-2022
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