As it happened: Sheffield United 0 - 2 Liverpool in the Premier League
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Roberto Firminho of Liverpool runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Liverpool at Bramall Lane on February 28, 2021 in Sheffield, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images


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Full Time

Liverpool are back to winning ways and keep an all important clean sheet with an inexperienced back line. A man-of-the-match performance from Curtis Jones inspired a comfortable win for Klopp's men. Sheffield United's struggles continue with the gap at the bottom of the league increasing as they continue to struggle for goals.
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90' Adrian Save!

Burke is through on goal but Adrian is quick off his line to deny United a consolation goal
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87' Cruise control

Liverpool seeing the game out now. No rush and not much pressure from United
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Sheffield United Substitution!

Fleck off. Sharp on.
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Liverpool Substitution!

Jones off. Keita On
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79' Huge Miss for Liverpool

Curtis Jones drives forwards and lays off Robertson who drills a ball across to the back post for Salah. The Egyptian shoots and misses the target
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Liverpool Substitution!

Thiago off. Milner on
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74' Liverpool Chance!

A cross across the edge of the box rolls out to Robertson on the right. His first time shot blazes over the bar
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72' No goal for firmino

After further inspection the goal will go down as a Bryan own goal after Firmino's shot was going well wide of the target before the deflection.
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Liverpool's Second Goal

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65' Firmino goal

Firmino's close control in the box opens up space for a shot. His right-footed effort is deflected and loops over Ramsdale to give Liverpool a two goal cushion 
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Firmino doubles the visitors lead!
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61' Kabak challenge

McBurnie gets away from the young defender but Liverpool's January signing recovers well and knocks the ball out for a corner
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57' Massive chance for United!

Norwood whips a gift of a cross to McBurnie. The strikers bullet header goes wide of the post. Massive let off for Liverpool and huge chance for United!
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Sheffied United Double Substitution!

Jagielka off, Osborn on

McGoldrick off, Burke on

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Jones Goal

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53' Mane Offside!

Robertson slots Mane through on goal. The Senegal international chips Ramsdale but the offside flag is up.
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52' Jones Chance!

Once again Alexander-Arnold floats a ball into the box. Jones meets the cross with a low header but Ramsdale comfortably collects
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48' Jones Goal

Alexander-Arnold's cross is deflected and falls to Curtis Jones on the penalty spot. Without hesitation Jones fires home for Liverpool. VAR checked to see if the ball had left the pitch before the cross but the goal stands!
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Curtis Jones with the goal... VAR having a look
21:172 months ago

Second Half Underway!

Mo Salah kicks off the second half
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The teams are out for the second half!

Second half kick-off up next!
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Action from the first half

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A brilliant half for Aaron Ramsdale!

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Half Time!

A half to remember for Aaron Ramsdale who's magnificent saves have kept the Blades in this match. Firmino should've scored twice but has lacked any poachers finishing. Another half for Liverpool where they created some brilliant chances but have nothing to show for it. United will be happy with the first half after also creating some great chances themselves. 
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44' United finishing strong

Sheffield United finishing the half strong by keeping the ball in the Liverpool half, pinning back the Reds. Half-time looms 
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38' Liverpool so close!

Wijnaldum shoots from the edge of the box with Ramsdale parring to Firmino who decides to pass instead of shoot into an open net. United clear the ball away
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35' Kabak saved by the flag

Kabak knocks the ball into his own net after a over-the-top ball is played through. Linesman flags for offside and goal is disallowed
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31' Liverpool chance!

A sloppy pass by Ampadu falls to Alexander-Arnold who dummies and shoots inside the box forcing another brilliant save from Ramsdale.
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29' Another Ramsdale save!

Salah breaks away with blistering pace. At a tight angle he aims to shoot across Ramsdale but the English keeper sticks a leg out to block the shot
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24' Brilliant from Fleck

Liverpool break on the counter attack and Alexander-Arnold aims a cross towards Jones in the middle. Fleck intercepts and clears for the Blades
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21' Liverpool Chance

Alexander-Arnold crosses the ball towards the back post where Jones struggles to control the ball and shoots at Ramsdale
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16' McGoldrick again!

McGoldrick wins a corner this time after his first time shot from the edge of the box forces Adrian to knock to ball behind for a corner
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14' Liverpool control

After a worrying start with Adrian forced to save a header Liverpool now look in control of the match and are creating chances. Ramsdale forced to make a handful of great saves
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10' Huge Chance!

Firmino is played through on goal by Mane and only has the keeper to beat but shoots at Ramsdale. Should be 1-0!
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Replay of McGoldrick's chance

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5' Adrian save!

After winning the freekick McGoldrick powers a header at Adrian who parries away
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4' United freekick

McGoldrick wins a freekick in a dangerous area for the Blades
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Sheffield United get us underway at Bramall Lane
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The teams are out!

Kick-off is moments away!
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Liverpool warmup

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United Warmup

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19:342 months ago

Sadio Mane's 150th Premier League Appearance for LFC

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The Reds have arrived!

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Sheffield United lineup news!

Ethan Ampadu replaces the injured Chirs Basham at the back. Whilst David McGoldrick and Oliver Norwood also return to the starting XI
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Liverpool lineup news!

James Milner returns to the squad after a small injury set back. The fit again Diogo Jota is out with an illness. Adrian starts in goal with Alisson out on compassionate leave and 19-year-old Jakub Ojrzynski starts on the bench with Caoimhin Kelleher still out with an injury. 
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Liverpool Lineup!


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Sheffield United Lineup!


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Highlights of the reverse fixture!


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Brewster's time to shine

This will be the second time the young Englishman has faced his former club. 

United's number 24 is yet to score and with the pressure mounting for Chris Wilder's men at the bottom of the table, there would be no better time than against his former club.

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Sheffield United team news!

Lys Mousset is set to return to the squad for United after recovering from his knock.

Youngsters Frankie Maguire and Iliman Ndiaye also look to be part of a depleated Sheffield United squad. 

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Liverpool team news!

Diogo Jota is set to return to the squad tonight for Liverpool after being out injured since 9 December. 

They are also set to have another new centre back pairing after Jordan Henderson's injury last week. 

Georginio Wijnaldum is set to captain them.

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Last time out

In the reverse fixture Klopp's men were 2-1 victors. After a clumsy tackle from Fabinho gave the visitors an early penalty, Sander Berge opened up the scoring. 

Roberto Firmino levelled the scores just before half time with a cool tap-in before Diogo Jota rescued all three points for Liverpool in the second half. 

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The Blades arrive!

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The stage is set!

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Poor run of form for both teams

Both Sheffield United and Liverpool are encountering a poor run of form at the moment.

The Blades are without a win in their last three Premier League matches and sit bottom of the table.

Whilst The Reds are without a win in their last four and are sixth.

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Kick-off Time!

Sheffield United vs Liverpool will be played at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Kick-off is scheduled for 19:15 BST and will be streamed live on Sky Sports. 
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Welcome to VAVEL UK's LIVE coverage of Sheffield United vs Liverpool in the Premier League. My name is Tom Alston and I will be your host for this evenings match. We will provide you with all the team news and warmups ahead of kick-off with live updates throughout the match.