League One
Sheff UtdSheffield United1FleetwoodFleetwood Town2

Sheffield United 1-2 Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood moved to within two points of the League One play-off places with a win at fellow promotion hopefuls Sheffield United.

The fifth-placed Blades are now 13 points off Preston in second spot.

Defender Josh Morris opened the scoring for Fleetwood from inside the area before Nick Haughton's long-range strike doubled their lead.

Matt Done pulled a goal back from close range but the visitors held on.

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 24Turner
  • 5Brayford
  • 6BashamBooked at 34mins
  • 19McEveleyBooked at 45mins
  • 3HarrisSubstituted forWallaceat 87'minutes
  • 18Coutts
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forAdamsat 69'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8Doyle
  • 9Murphy
  • 14Done
  • 32DaviesSubstituted forMcNultyat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Alcock
  • 12McNulty
  • 13Willis
  • 16Davies
  • 22Reed
  • 29Adams
  • 33Wallace

Fleetwood

  • 28MaxwellBooked at 55mins
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 5Roberts
  • 25JordanSubstituted forPondat 11'minutes
  • 15Chicksen
  • 7Evans
  • 4MurdochBooked at 61mins
  • 8Schumacher
  • 27HaughtonSubstituted forDobbieat 77'minutes
  • 12MorrisBooked at 26minsSubstituted forCraineyat 84'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 19Proctor

Substitutes

  • 6Pond
  • 9Dobbie
  • 23Ball
  • 29McAlinden
  • 30Hunter
  • 33Crainey
  • 38Springthorpe
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
18,668

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home19
Away5
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home18
Away1
Fouls
Home15
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sheffield United 1, Fleetwood Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sheffield United 1, Fleetwood Town 2.

  3. Booking

    Stephen Crainey (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Booking

    Che Adams (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Che Adams (Sheffield United).

  6. Post update

    Steven Schumacher (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Matt Done (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Che Adams (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Chris Basham (Sheffield United).

  12. Post update

    Stephen Dobbie (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Matt Done (Sheffield United).

  14. Post update

    (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Steven Schumacher.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. Kieran Wallace replaces Robert Harris.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Stephen Crainey replaces Josh Morris.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marc McNulty (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    John Brayford (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City35237567323576
2Preston34199655302566
3Swindon35197962382464
4MK Dons35188968373162
5Sheff Utd34158114841753
6Doncaster351311114443150
7Barnsley35155154748-150
8Peterborough35155154344-150
9Chesterfield34139124945448
10Bradford33139114238448
11Port Vale35146154548-348
12Fleetwood35139133639-348
13Rochdale331451458441447
14Gillingham351210135051-146
15Oldham341210124350-746
16Walsall351111133439-544
17Scunthorpe34119144652-642
18Crewe35126173459-2542
19Notts County34118153443-941
20Coventry34812143648-1236
21Leyton Orient3498174452-835
22Colchester3597194058-1834
23Crawley35810173660-2434
24Yeovil3589182850-2233
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