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Sheffield United 2-2 Southend United

Neill Collins
Neill Collins has scored four goals in 18 appearances for Sheffield United this season

Neill Collins scored in his 200th appearance to help Sheffield United salvage a draw against Southend United.

Ryan Leonard's deflected volley from the edge of the box and Jack Payne's low strike gave Southend an early lead.

Jose Baxter's tap-in from close range boosted the Blades, before Collins struck just before half-time to draw the scores level.

Billy Sharp and Chris Basham both hit the woodwork after the break as Southend hung on to secure a point.

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 25Long
  • 2Freeman
  • 6Basham
  • 15Collins
  • 3Harris
  • 20Campbell-Ryce
  • 35Hammond
  • 8CouttsSubstituted forWallaceat 84'minutes
  • 29Adams
  • 11Baxter
  • 10Sharp

Substitutes

  • 1Howard
  • 4Wallace
  • 14Done
  • 16Scougall
  • 18Sammon
  • 19McEveley
  • 32McGahey

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 2White
  • 5Thompson
  • 26Barrett
  • 3Coker
  • 7Worrall
  • 18Leonard
  • 14HurstSubstituted forWestonat 69'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 12Atkinson
  • 10PayneSubstituted forTimlinat 75'minutes
  • 9MooneySubstituted forPigottat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Prosser
  • 8Timlin
  • 11Weston
  • 15Bolger
  • 21Smith
  • 23Pigott
  • 24O'Neill
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
19,007

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home13
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sheffield United 2, Southend United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sheffield United 2, Southend United 2.

  3. Booking

    Myles Weston (Southend United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Robert Harris (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Myles Weston (Southend United).

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jose Baxter (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Worrall (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Dean Hammond (Sheffield United).

  9. Post update

    Myles Weston (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield United. James Wallace replaces Paul Coutts.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Worrall (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by John White.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Che Adams (Sheffield United).

  17. Post update

    Ryan Leonard (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Myles Weston (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. Michael Timlin replaces Jack Payne.

  20. Post update

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

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham17104334191534
2Coventry17104332181434
3Walsall1695228141432
4Burton1610241613332
5Wigan1786328181030
6Bury177642927227
7Bradford177641918127
8Sheff Utd177462824425
9Millwall167452423125
10Peterborough177373428624
11Southend176651920-124
12Scunthorpe177282220223
13Port Vale176562019123
14Chesterfield177282325-223
15Rochdale175662020021
16Doncaster175571522-720
17Colchester175572637-1120
18Oldham1731041924-519
19Shrewsbury165291923-417
20Swindon174492228-616
21Blackpool174491525-1016
22Fleetwood1743102026-615
23Barnsley1742112029-914
24Crewe1734101426-1213
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