As it happened: Sheffield United 0-1 Leeds United in the Premier League
Photo: Peter Powell


15:042 years ago

Full time

FT There's the final whistle and a lively game comes to an end with Leeds firmly in the top six as they snatch all three points late on thanks to Bamford, who has three goals on the season.

Sheffield United are bottom of the Premier League with no points and no goals, but truth be told, if it wasn't for Meslier, things could have been different.


We'll have a report on this game coming for you shortly. Until next time, this is John Lupo saying take care for now, everyone.

15:012 years ago

Blades trying to equalize!

90'+3 Sheffield United's first response since the goal, and Osborn and Basha play a lovely  one-two in the Leeds box but Osborn's cross is straight at Meslier with Sharp waiting for a close-range finish!
15:002 years ago

Five minutes of extra time

90' The referee signals for five minutes of extra time......and Rodrigo is replaced by Alioski.
14:582 years ago

Leeds take the lead late on!

GOAL! 88' Rodrigo sends it out wide to Harrison and the winger whips in a superb left-footed cross. 

It's teed up for Bamford and he meets it with a fantastic header, back across Ramsdale and giving the Sheffield United goalkeeper no chance! 

14:572 years ago

Hopeful shot from Leeds

86' Dallas with a long-range effort and an easy save for Ramsdale.
14:562 years ago

Sheffield United waste a golden opportunity!

81' Sheffield United hands on heads! It's an inviting cross and McBurnie throws himself at it but Robinson gets the touch with his right boot and flicks it just wide of the far post. How did he not score?
14:512 years ago

Leeds go close again!

77' Ramsdale with another good stop as Poveda fires from 20 yards out.
14:502 years ago

Double change for the hosts

74' Sharp and McBurnie replace Burke and McGoldrick.
14:492 years ago

More chances for the Whites!

72' Harrison is causes Sheffield United all sorts of problems down the left. He leaves Basham for dead with a burst of pace and stands a great ball up to the back post, but Bamford cannot rise high enough to get his head on it.
14:402 years ago

Leeds United substitution

67' Poveda comes on for his Premier League debut as he replaces Costa.
14:392 years ago

Another missed opportunity for Leeds

66' Harrison injects some pace into the Leeds attack with a bulldozing run down the left. His cross reaches Leeds record signing Rodrigo 12 yards out, but he can't keep his header on target.
14:372 years ago

Sheffield United substitution

64' First change for the hosts as Norwood comes on for Lundstram.
14:372 years ago

Whites almost in front!

61' Dallas gambles with a run in behind and a hopeful long ball somehow finds it way through the Sheffield United defence. 

He then rounds Ramsdale and sends a shot trickling towards goal, but Basham recovers in the nick of time to clear off the line.

14:362 years ago

Blades go close!

59' Lundstram and Stevens combine nicely in the final third, with the fullback bringing in his teammate's back-heel before testing Meslier with a dipping near-post drive.
14:342 years ago

Sheffield United yellow card

58' Lundstram is booked for a harsh challenge on Dallas.
14:252 years ago

Leeds go close again!

55' Leeds have spent the majority of the first half in Sheffield United territory and are starting to turn it on.

The visitors win back possession high up the field and quick burst of pace from Bamford sees him leave Robinson, but Ramsdale is a match to his near-post drive.

14:232 years ago

Leeds trying their luck again

51' Dallas looks to pick out the late run of Costa with a floated ball to the back post but Stevens reads the situation well to head behind for a corner.

Bamford looks to get his head on the corner into the Sheffield United area but he's penalized for having a handful of his marker's shirt.

14:232 years ago

Leeds chance!

47' A corner goes as far as Costa, who draws another fine save out of Ramsdale.
14:222 years ago

Leeds substitution

45' Rodrigo comes in for Roberts.
14:212 years ago

Sheffield United applying more pressure

40' Baldock beats Harrison and blasts a shot that Meslier gets his fingertips to.
14:192 years ago

Ramsdale spares Sheffield United's blushes!

38' Superb one-touch football from Leeds as Dallas drives forward, plays a one-two with Phillips and improvises with a shot off the outside of his right boot that is destined for the top corner until a similarly outstanding save from Ramsdale tips it around the post.
14:182 years ago
32' Harrison's delivery from the left finds Bamford in a pocket of space between Ampadu and Robinson. He gets up high to get a header away but misses the target. He should have done better.
14:092 years ago

Unbelievable save by Meslier!

29' Osborn breaks down the left and plays a low ball into McGoldrick in the area. His cheeky flick is played to Lundstram, who sends one towards the bottom corner, but an incredible save from Meslier at point-blank range keeps it goalless.
14:072 years ago

Leeds on the attack

26' Phillips drives in a free kick that finds Bamford between two Sheffield United defenders, but his header goes over.
13:392 years ago

Sheffield United threaten

22' Burke lays off for Osborn, but his lay-off is cleared by Harrison.
12:532 years ago

Leeds on the attack

16' Dallas with a fine move as he looks for Harrison, but he can't quite get the pass right.
12:372 years ago

Hosts driving forward

9' Sheffield United pile bodies forward after Ampadu intercepts a Leeds attack. Berge then picks up the baton, driving towards the box and finding McGoldrick free on the right, but his cross is cut out by Klich.
12:372 years ago
6' Phillips with a hard tackle on McGoldrick and Osborn plays in Lundstram, but his shot is wide of the post. Once play is stopped, Phillips is booked.
12:352 years ago

First chance to the visitors!

4' Ayling with a powerful drive that forces Ramsdale into a fine save.
12:352 years ago

Leeds the aggressor

3' Leeds burst into life in attack as a superb through pass from Klich releases Harrison away down the left. He drives into the area and cuts the ball back to the penalty spot, where it is cleared by the Blades. 
12:202 years ago

Leeds United starting lineup

Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Costa, Harrison, Roberts, Bamford.
12:182 years ago

Sheffield United starting lineup

Ramsdale; Basham, Ampadu, Robinson; Baldock, Lundstram, Berge, Osborn, Stevens; Burke, McGoldrick
11:392 years ago

Stay tuned for Sheffield United vs Leeds United live!

That's all for now, but check back an hour or so before kick-off for the confirmed starting XI's from this Premier League fixture between Sheffield United and Leeds United!
11:342 years ago

How to watch Sheffield United vs Leeds United Live TV and Stream?

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11:292 years ago

Predicted line-up

Sheffield United: Ramsdale; Basham, Ampadu, O'Connell; Baldock, Berge, Lundstram, Norwood, Stevens; McBurnie, McGoldrick

Leeds United: Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Koch, Ayling; Harrison, Moreno, Phillips, Klich, Costa; Bamford

11:242 years ago

Marcelo Bielsa: Pre-match comments

“It’s very clear the importance of what Sheffield have done, firstly getting promoted and then the season they had last year in the Premier League.

“It’s a team with a particular style of play which is ingrained, well-oiled.

“They have a very good manager, he has been able to ingrain his ideas into his players and the players clearly feel comfortable in the system imposed.

“This is one of the virtues of a good manager, someone who is able to ingrain his ideas on his players and make it look comfortable.

“It is a practical team, very difficult to face and the game on Sunday is a big challenge for us.”

11:192 years ago

Chris Wilder: Pre-match comments

"You have some great games in this league our focus is to make sure we are playing these every year, but from a local boy these two teams certainly add something extra to a game.

"'Two hugely competitive games on and off the pitch and that is what you are in football for to experience those games.

"We are looking to gain our first points of the season on Sunday.

"Tactically very interesting when you come up against Leeds. A lot of good players, I am not banking on them not being a powerful club this season but my focus is getting us up and running."

11:142 years ago

Leeds United: Team news

The Whites will not have Adam Forshaw and Pablo Hernandez available as both are out with injuries while new signing Diego Llorente could feature.
11:092 years ago

Sheffield United: Team news

The Blades will be without defender John Egan, who is suspended and forward Lys Mousset, who will miss out with a toe injury.
11:042 years ago

Differing starts to the season

Sheffield United have not begun their second season in the Premier League well, dropping their first two games to Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa scoring none and conceding three.

Leeds have been one of the most exciting teams in the division to watch in the early going, playing brilliantly against Liverpool in a 4-3 defeat to the champions whilst knocking off fellow new boys Fulham by the same score last Saturday.

11:042 years ago

Kick-off time

Sheffield United vs Leeds United will be played at Bramall Lane, in South Yorkshire, England.


The kick-off is scheduled at 12:00 BST.