League One
Tranmere0Sheff Utd0

Tranmere Rovers 0-0 Sheffield United

Tranmere failed to pull themselves clear of relegation danger after a goalless draw against Sheffield United.

John McMahon's side are now just one point above the League One drop zone after a third game without victory.

Ryan Lowe saw a header come back off the crossbar and Junior Brown forced a fine save from visiting keeper Mark Howard as Rovers dominated the first-half chances.

Blades forward Jose Baxter forced a good late save from Owain Fon Williams.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1Williams
  • 2Holmes
  • 23RidehalghSubstituted forRoweat 41'minutes
  • 18Jennings
  • 4Taylor
  • 29Pennington
  • 20Brown
  • 17Power
  • 14CassidySubstituted forStocktonat 90'minutes
  • 9Lowe
  • 26Akpa-AkproSubstituted forKirbyat 20'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Rowe
  • 15Kirby
  • 16Stockton
  • 24Morris
  • 28Boland
  • 32Arthurworrey
  • 33Mooney

Sheff Utd

  • 1Howard
  • 4Brayford
  • 6Hill
  • 17Coady
  • 5MaguireBooked at 54minsSubstituted forFreemanat 69'minutes
  • 15Collins
  • 14McGinnSubstituted forDoyleat 45'minutes
  • 42Dimaio
  • 9PorterSubstituted forBaxterat 45'minutes
  • 22Davies
  • 23Murphy

Substitutes

  • 7Flynn
  • 8Doyle
  • 11Baxter
  • 18Paynter
  • 25Long
  • 28Freeman
  • 32Kennedy
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
5,950

Match Stats

Home TeamTranmereAway TeamSheff Utd
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home15
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home4
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Sheffield United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Sheffield United 0.
Attempt blocked. Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Cole Stockton replaces Jake Cassidy.
Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Michael Doyle (Sheffield United).
Foul by James Rowe (Tranmere Rovers).
Kieran Freeman (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by James Rowe.
Attempt missed. Jake Cassidy (Tranmere Rovers) header from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by John Brayford.
Danny Holmes (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by John Brayford (Sheffield United).
Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Owain Williams.
Attempt saved. Jose Baxter (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt missed. Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
James Rowe (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Kieran Freeman (Sheffield United).
Foul by Junior Brown (Tranmere Rovers).
Ben Davies (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Michael Doyle.
Attempt missed. Conor Coady (Sheffield United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Junior Brown.
Attempt blocked. Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Connor Dimaio (Sheffield United).
Attempt missed. John Brayford (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Foul by Junior Brown (Tranmere Rovers).
Jamie Murphy (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Kieran Freeman replaces Harry Maguire because of an injury.
Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jose Baxter (Sheffield United).
Attempt blocked. Jose Baxter (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Neill Collins.
Attempt saved. Jake Cassidy (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Attempt missed. Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Conor Coady (Sheffield United).
Attempt blocked. Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Harry Maguire (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card.
Jake Cassidy (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Harry Maguire (Sheffield United).
Attempt blocked. Connor Dimaio (Sheffield United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
James Rowe (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Matthew Hill (Sheffield United).
Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Michael Doyle (Sheffield United).

Second Half

Second Half begins Tranmere Rovers 0, Sheffield United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Jose Baxter replaces Chris Porter.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Michael Doyle replaces Stephen McGinn.

Half Time

First Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Sheffield United 0.
Jake Cassidy (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Harry Maguire (Sheffield United).
Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Neill Collins (Sheffield United).

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. James Rowe replaces Liam Ridehalgh because of an injury.
Liam Ridehalgh (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Conor Coady (Sheffield United).
Attempt missed. Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.
Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Neill Collins.
Jake Kirby (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Wolves4430955599
2Brentford44271073091
3Rotherham44231382782
4Preston44221662582
5Leyton Orient442311103680
6Peterborough44224181270
7Swindon4419916766
8Sheff Utd43161215060
9Port Vale4418620-1360
10MK Dons4417819059
11Walsall44141614258
12Bristol City44131714356
13Crawley43141316-555
14Bradford44121715153
15Gillingham4415722-1752
16Oldham43131218-1051
17Coventry44161216-250
18Colchester44111419-1247
19Tranmere44121121-2447
20Crewe44121121-2747
21Notts County4414426-1546
22Carlisle43111121-2944
23Shrewsbury4491421-1941
24Stevenage4410925-2539
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