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Blades bandwagon continues to roll

Sheffield United
2 - 0
Peterborough United

Bramall Lane

04/03/14 7.30pm

Attendance: 16,051

Referee:

Despite obviously having one eye of their FA Cup quarter-final this weekend, Sheffield United continued their great form as they swept aside play-off chasing Peterborough United 2-0 at Bramall Lane.

Blades boss Nigel Clough made six changes to the side that won at MK Dons on Saturday but it couldn`t stop them making it eight wins in a row in all competitions.

Ben Davies scored his first Sheffield United goal since joining on loan from Derby County last month when he fired home a free-kick in the opening minutes of the second half.

Chris Porter continued his goalscoring form as he netted his eighth goal of the season in the closing minutes.

The 2-0 win also made it six clean sheets in a row since Mark Howard returned to the side in goal.

The win for the blades moves them up into tenth place and they are now just eight points off a play-off place, an unbelievable turnaround after being second bottom in League One less than a month ago.


Teams

Sheffield United
Howard, McFadzean (Flynn 25), Hill, Collins, Doyle, Miller, McGinn (Scougall 53), Coady, Paynter (Porter 66), Davies, Kennedy

Subs not used
Long, Harris, Baxter, Reed

Peterborough United
Olejnik, Alcock (Newell 64), Baldwin, Little, Brisley, McCann, Swanson, Washington (Bostwick 55), Rowe, McQuoid (Assombalonga 55), Ajose

Subs not used
Day, Kearns, Payne, Ntlhe


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Writer:S2
Date:Tuesday March 4 2014
Time: 9:30PM

Comments

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Great result, what price of a play-off place now. Four weeks ago thinking it could be trips to Burton and Morecambe next season and now there is an outside chance of a play-off place. Unreal.
S2 Blades
04/03/2014 21:44:00
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