As it Happened: Manchester United beat Sheffield United 3-0 thanks to Martial hat trick


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Full Time: Manchester United 3-0 Sheffield United

The hosts are 3-0 victors thanks to a first career hat-trick from Anthony Martial
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90' Three minutes added on
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87' It's been a great game so far and it's Manchester United who will undoubtedly pick up all three points
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79' Manchester United make five changes
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77' Manchester United have played some wonderfull football tonight and they've been rewarded for that
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Anthony Martial has been deadly in front of goal tonight, as has all of Manchester United's attacking front line
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Anthony Martial picks up his first senior hat-trick!

Played through by Marcus Rashford, he chips the goalkeeper from close range

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73' The game has really lacked the intensity seen in other matches, with Sheffield United making little opposition to the hosts
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69' Another water break
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64' Richairo Zivkovic replaces David McGoldrick for Sheffield United
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64' Nothing comes from the corner
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63' Corner for Manchester United
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62' Paul Pogba dances through the Blades' backline but for some reason Martial takes the ball off of him and skies it
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60' The second half is incredibly similar to the first.


The Blades can't get near to anybody and the reds are dominant

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56' The corner is easily cleared by the Blades
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56' Mason Greenwood shoots from inside the box but it is blocked by Jagielka and goes over for a corner
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55' United are just focusing on keeping the ball moving at the moment, playing it around Sheffield United's defence
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52' Manchester United have a corner
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49' The standout players from this game have definitely been Fernandes, Rashford and Martial
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46' We're underway for the second half
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Berge and McBurnie replace Norwood and Mousset for the Blades
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Half Time: Manchester United 2-0 Sheffield United

It's been a comfortable half for the hosts, playing rather pedestrian at time but still scoring two.

The Blades have struggled to get a grip on the game and the scoreline reflects this.

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48' Three minutes of time were added on
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Anthony Martial makes it two for the night, a good finish after a low cross from Wan-Bissaka
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42' Only a handful of minutes left in this first half and it's very pedestrian from Manchester United
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40' Short break as Lys Mousset is down with an injury
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38' Still not much change in how the game has been played. It's clear that both sides are finding the return to football and today's heat difficult to adapt to
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34' Sheffield United have a corner but they cannot make anything of it
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31' Lundstrum tries to hit it from range but it goes over the bar
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29' Sheffield United are struggling to get back into the game at the moment
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25' A quick water break is taking place
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24' Fernandes, Martial and Rashford are excelling going forward for Manchester United tonight
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22' Manchester United are definitely the more dominant of the two at the minute
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20' Rashford misses again. A good ball over the top after interplay with Martial but he can't get his foot to it
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18' Nothing comes from the resulting corner
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18' Bruno Fernandes tries to test Moore with a free-kick from the left but it is punched away
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15' Marcus Rashford has looked United's strongest player so far, an great threat on the left
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13' CLOSE!

Anthony Martial breaks through the defence, his passes to Marcus Rashford who fails to tap the ball into an open goal
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11' Manchester United have taken a foothold of the game now and are playing quite comfortably
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9' It's been a good start to the game but the heat is definitely making it difficult for both sides with a much slower match than usual
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It's a slow start from both sides but Marcus Rashford manages to find Anthony Martial inside of the box who smashes it into the back of the net
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5' The ball is drilled in towards Harry Maguire but is cleared
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5' Corner for Manchester United
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2' Sheffield United go forward well again, Baldock putting in a cross that is cleared
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Sheffield United start well, focusing their attack down the right.

They're flagged for offside early on

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1' Kickoff!

We're underway at Old Trafford
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Sheffield United starting XI

Here's how the Blades will line up tonight:
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Pogba in starting XI

Manchester United have announced their starting lineup, with Paul Pogba in the starting lineup
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Sheffield United: Team News

Moore; Basham, O'Connell, Robinson; Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Lundstram, Stevens; McBurnie, Sharp
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Manchester United: Predicted Lineup

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Pogba, Fred; James, Fernandes, Rashford; Rashford
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Sheffield United: Team News

John Egan will be unavailable after a red card at the weekend.

Dean Henderson is unavailable as he is on loan from Manchester United.

Chris Wilder will be hoping that Jack O'Connell is ready to return from his knee injury, while David McGoldrick is also pushing for inclusion.

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Manchester United: Team News

Paul Pogba may make the starting lineup tonight after impressing from the bench against Tottenham.

Lindelof limped off against Spurs but if he is fit then Solskjaer may name an unchanged team apart from Pogba

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Form guides

Man Utd Premier League form: DWWDWD
Man Utd form (all competitions): WDWWWD

Sheffield United Premier League form: WWDWDL
Sheffield United form (all competitions): WDWWDL

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Solskjaer's side aim to remain unbeaten

Manchester United will aim to extend their 12-game unbeaten run to 13 matches when they play Sheffield United tonight.

In their only game since the return to football, the Reds drew 1-1 with Tottenham Hotspur in London and will aim to pick up all three points tonight

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Blades looking to bounce back

Sheffield United will be looking to pick up a first win since they returned to football.

Their first game was a draw with Aston Villa, marred by the failure of hawk-eye technology which denied the Blades a goal.

At the weekend, they were crushed 3-0 away to Steve Bruce's Newcastle United and will want to bounce back tonight

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Tonight's game will be a very big one in the race for Europa League qualification, with both sides fighting for the fifth place in the division
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Kick-off time

Manchester United vs Sheffield United will be played at Old Trafford, in Manchester, England. The kick-off is scheduled at 18:00 BST.
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