League One
Sheff Utd3Doncaster1

Sheffield United 3-1 Doncaster Rovers

Billy Sharp
Billy Sharp, in his third spell with Sheffield United, has also previously had three spells with with Doncaster

Billy Sharp scored his sixth goal in as many league games as Sheffield United overcame a Doncaster side that played with 10 men for more than 50 minutes.

Chris Basham met a Craig Alcock cross to fire home for the Blades only for Cameron Stewart to level soon after with a curling free-kick from 25 yards.

Conor Sammon steered home the hosts' second before Gary Mackenzie saw red for a high-footed challenge on Alcock.

Sharp rounded goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann to complete the win.

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 1Howard
  • 21AlcockSubstituted forFreemanat 45'minutes
  • 34Edgar
  • 15Collins
  • 30Wallace
  • 8CouttsSubstituted forAdamsat 61'minutesBooked at 66mins
  • 6BashamBooked at 60mins
  • 11BaxterSubstituted forReedat 56'minutes
  • 7Flynn
  • 10Sharp
  • 18Sammon

Substitutes

  • 2Freeman
  • 12McNulty
  • 17Woolford
  • 22Reed
  • 25Long
  • 29Adams
  • 32McGahey

Doncaster

  • 12Stuckmann
  • 26Coppinger
  • 20Taylor-Sinclair
  • 6Butler
  • 3Evina
  • 25Anderson
  • 18KeeganSubstituted forChaplowat 45'minutes
  • 7WellensSubstituted forGobernat 71'minutes
  • 27StewartSubstituted forForresterat 56'minutes
  • 11Williams
  • 17MackenzieBooked at 38mins

Substitutes

  • 8Chaplow
  • 10Forrester
  • 15N'Guessan
  • 16Gobern
  • 21Mandeville
  • 23Marosi
  • 24McKay
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
20,869

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamDoncaster
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home20
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home15
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Sheffield United 3, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sheffield United 3, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Ryan Flynn (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Doncaster Rovers).

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Kieran Wallace.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Kieron Freeman.

Kieron Freeman (Sheffield United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Richard Chaplow (Doncaster Rovers).

Foul by Che Adams (Sheffield United).

Cedric Evina (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Attempt blocked. Kieron Freeman (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Louis Reed (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

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

Goal!

Goal! Sheffield United 3, Doncaster Rovers 1. Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Chris Basham (Sheffield United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Andy Butler.

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

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Harry Forrester.

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

Foul by David Edgar (Sheffield United).

Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Ryan Flynn (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers).

Attempt saved. Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Oscar Gobern replaces Richard Wellens.

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

Foul by Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers).

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Che Adams (Sheffield United) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Booking

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

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. Che Adams replaces Paul Coutts.

Attempt missed. Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Chris Basham (Sheffield United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Chris Basham (Sheffield United).

Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Louis Reed (Sheffield United).

Richard Wellens (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Kieran Wallace (Sheffield United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton9702127521
2Walsall9531156918
3Gillingham9522148617
4Coventry95131610616
5Bury94411713416
6Sheff Utd95131714316
7Rochdale9423128414
8Barnsley94231312114
9Wigan94231211114
10Colchester93421517-213
11Millwall94141214-213
12Port Vale93331110112
13Southend933399012
14Peterborough93241413111
15Chesterfield93241313011
16Shrewsbury932499011
17Swindon93241415-111
18Bradford9243913-410
19Fleetwood9234131309
20Oldham9162812-49
21Scunthorpe9225812-48
22Doncaster9144511-67
23Crewe9135916-76
24Blackpool9126617-115
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