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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

Match ends, Sheffield United 2, Southend United 2.

Full Time

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

Booking

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

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

Foul by Myles Weston (Southend United).

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

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

Foul by Dean Hammond (Sheffield United).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield United. James Wallace replaces Paul Coutts.

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

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

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by John White.

Foul by Che Adams (Sheffield United).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Michael Timlin replaces Jack Payne.

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

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

Foul by David Worrall (Southend United).

Jose Baxter (Sheffield United) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Myles Weston replaces Kevan Hurst.

Attempt missed. David Worrall (Southend United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Joe Pigott replaces David Mooney.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Robert Harris.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Chris Basham.

Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Sheffield United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John White (Southend United).

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Kieron Freeman.

Attempt saved. Kevan Hurst (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

David Worrall (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dean Hammond (Sheffield United).

Attempt blocked. Dean Hammond (Sheffield United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Billy Sharp (Sheffield United).

John White (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Second Half

Second Half begins Sheffield United 2, Southend United 2.

goal

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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