League One
Swindon0Sheff Utd2

Swindon Town 0-2 Sheffield United

Neill Collins
Neill Collins has now scored two goals in all competitions for Sheffield United this season.

Goals from Neill Collins and Billy Sharp secured victory for Sheffield United against Swindon.

The Robins controlled possession for much of the first half, but the Blades went closest when Conor Sammon fired against the bar from eight yards out.

Collins headed a deflected corner past Lawrence Vigoroux to open the scoring.

The advantage was doubled when Martyn Woolford found Sharp, who turned and calmly slotted to seal the win and move United up to second in League One.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1VigourouxBooked at 78mins
  • 29BrancoBooked at 81mins
  • 6Turnbull
  • 5WilliamsBooked at 38mins
  • 10Byrne
  • 26Rodgers
  • 8Kasim
  • 7Traore
  • 11Stewart
  • 4Robert
  • 9SmithSubstituted forStoreyat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Brophy
  • 21Randall-Hurren
  • 22Marshall
  • 25Belford
  • 27Barry
  • 28Iandolo
  • 30Storey

Sheff Utd

  • 1Howard
  • 2Freeman
  • 15CollinsBooked at 77mins
  • 34Edgar
  • 19McEveley
  • 6Basham
  • 22Reed
  • 20Campbell-RyceSubstituted forAlcockat 88'minutes
  • 29AdamsSubstituted forWoolfordat 61'minutes
  • 10Sharp
  • 18SammonSubstituted forHigdonat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McNulty
  • 17Woolford
  • 21Alcock
  • 23Higdon
  • 25Long
  • 28McFadzean
  • 32McGahey
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
8,614

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamSheff Utd
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 0, Sheffield United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 0, Sheffield United 2.

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Higdon (Sheffield United).

Foul by Jordan Williams (Swindon Town).

Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Higdon (Sheffield United).

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Michael Higdon replaces Conor Sammon.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Jordan Williams.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Craig Alcock replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Attempt saved. Martyn Woolford (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town).

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town).

Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Louis Reed (Sheffield United).

Booking

Lawrence Vigouroux (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Lawrence Vigouroux (Swindon Town).

Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Neill Collins (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Neill Collins (Sheffield United).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 0, Sheffield United 2. Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Anton Rodgers (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jay McEveley (Sheffield United).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 0, Sheffield United 1. Neill Collins (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Louis Reed with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Kevin Stewart.

Attempt saved. Conor Sammon (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Jordan Williams.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Miles Storey replaces Michael Smith.

Attempt missed. Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Martyn Woolford replaces Che Adams.

Che Adams (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town).

Foul by Kevin Stewart (Swindon Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall5410113813
2Sheff Utd540195412
3Burton540174312
4Gillingham5320103711
5Rochdale531182610
6Chesterfield531174310
7Coventry430110469
8Swindon52219728
9Fleetwood52129727
10Oldham51404317
11Wigan52124407
12Barnsley521258-37
13Port Vale51316426
14Doncaster513134-16
15Scunthorpe512257-25
16Bradford512247-35
17Bury50411011-14
18Peterborough511359-44
19Millwall5113410-64
20Colchester5032510-53
21Shrewsbury502347-32
22Southend402214-32
23Crewe502359-42
24Blackpool5014312-91
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