EFL Cup
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Hull City win 5-4 on penalties

Carabao Cup: Sheffield United 1-1 Hull City (4-5 pens)

Kevin Stewart
Kevin Stewart has not scored a goal for Hull since moving from Liverpool in July 2017

Kevin Stewart scored the winning penalty as Hull City beat Sheffield United after a 1-1 draw in their Carabao Cup first-round tie.

Jon Toral put Hull ahead on the break when he won the ball, played in Nouha Dicko and then finished well unmarked after getting the it back.

Billy Sharp levelled with an excellent volley at the back post as the game came to an end.

Oliver Norwood was the only player to miss in the shootout as he shot over.

Both sides had great chances to win the game in normal time - Will Keane headed against the post for Hull after 57 minutes, while John Egan had two good headed chances for United soon after, the second hitting the crossbar.

On-loan Liverpool and Wales youngster Ben Woodburn made his first start for United but after an early chance had a quiet game.

Chris Basham could have won the game in stoppage time for the Blades but Toral brilliantly headed his goalbound effort off the line.

United were faultless from the spot as Toral, Keane, Kamil Grosicki and Manuel Milinkovic all netted before Stewart's winner.

Line-ups

Sheff Utd

  • 25Moore
  • 14LeonardSubstituted forBashamat 60'minutes
  • 12Egan
  • 5O'Connell
  • 18FreemanBooked at 87mins
  • 16Norwood
  • 21DuffySubstituted forSharpat 45'minutes
  • 7LundstramSubstituted forFleckat 71'minutes
  • 3Stevens
  • 11Woodburn
  • 9Clarke

Substitutes

  • 1Henderson
  • 4Fleck
  • 6Basham
  • 10Sharp
  • 19Stearman
  • 34Norrington-Davies
  • 35Parkhouse

Hull

  • 1Marshall
  • 5BurkeSubstituted forKingsleyat 37'minutes
  • 15MacDonald
  • 26Curry
  • 6Stewart
  • 27McKenzieSubstituted forGrosickiat 69'minutes
  • 10Toral
  • 16Irvine
  • 21Fleming
  • 9DickoSubstituted forMilinkovicat 66'minutes
  • 19Keane

Substitutes

  • 11Milinkovic
  • 12Long
  • 14Grosicki
  • 17Kane
  • 20Bowen
  • 23Kingsley
  • 28Sheaf
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
6,327

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff UtdAway TeamHull
Possession
Home68%
Away32%
Shots
Home20
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sheffield United 1(4), Hull City 1(5).

  2. Penalties over

    Penalty Shootout ends, Sheffield United 1(4), Hull City 1(5).

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(4), Hull City 1(5). Kevin Stewart (Hull City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(4), Hull City 1(4). Chris Basham (Sheffield United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(3), Hull City 1(4). Brandon Fleming (Hull City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(3), Hull City 1(3). Jack O'Connell (Sheffield United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(2), Hull City 1(3). Kamil Grosicki (Hull City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(2), Hull City 1(2). Ben Woodburn (Sheffield United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(1), Hull City 1(2). Will Keane (Hull City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1(1), Hull City 1(1). Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Sheffield United 1, Hull City 1(1). Jon Toral (Hull City) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Penalty missed! Bad penalty by Oliver Norwood (Sheffield United) right footed shot is too high. Oliver Norwood should be disappointed.

  13. Penalties in progress

    Penalty Shootout begins Sheffield United 1, Hull City 1.

  14. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sheffield United 1, Hull City 1.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Billy Sharp (Sheffield United).

  16. Post update

    David Marshall (Hull City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by David Marshall.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Enda Stevens (Sheffield United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield United. Conceded by Kevin Stewart.

  20. Post update

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