Ratings: How did Sheffield United's players fare in their 4-1 victory over Hull City?

Four-goal hero Leon Clarke took the plaudits, but an impressive team display from Sheffield United helped them back into the Championship's automatic promotion places after a 4-1 victory over Hull at Bramall Lane.

Saturday, 4th November 2017, 5:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 5:58 am
Leon Clarke is mobbed after his third goal

How did United's players fare in the victory? Our man at the game, Danny Hall, gives his ratings.

Simon Moore: 6. A decent early save from Larsson but was beaten by Grosicki's opener, which appeared quite central. Dropped a routine cross earlier, too

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Chris Basham: 7. Didn't look quite as comfortable going forward as he usually does from centre-half, but put in a real shift for the team and was solid defensively

Jake Wright: 8. Dealt well with Campbell all game and one tackle on Tomori, at 1-1, was vital in helping United go on and get the victory they deserved

Jack O'Connell: 8. Brilliant going forward and defensively, too. Had a flicked header that looked to have been going in, and a first-half shot was tipped over.

Enda Stevens: 7. An up and down game, but could have had two assists on another day if United's finishing was more clinical. Very tidy player

John Fleck: 7.5. The better of United's two midfielders, Fleck's return made a difference and he gave them both industry and invention in the middle

Paul Coutts: 7. Saw more of the ball in the first half and kept it well, but seemed quieter in the second half

Mark Duffy: 8. Always a threat once more with lovely touches and changes of pace. Duffy doesn't hide when things don't go his way, either

Billy Sharp: 6.5. A quiet day for the United skipper, who did set up Clarke's hat-trick goal with a good cross and worked tirelessly before he was replaced

Leon Clarke: 9. Scored four and could have had two more. What an afternoon for the big striker, who's arguably playing the best football of his career

Subs: David Brooks (for Sharp, 83, 6), John Lundstram (for Duffy, 87, 6), Clayton Donaldson (for Clarke, 90, -)

Not used: Eastwood, Lafferty, Stearman, Carruthers.

Hull: McGregor 8, Irvine 6 (Henriksen 83, 6), Grosicki 7, Meyler 6, Larsson 6 (Stewart 65, 6), Bowen 6, Dawson 6, Clark 6, Campbell 6 (Dicko 70, 6), Tomori 6, Aina 6. Not used: Marshall, Diomande, Clackstone, Lenihan.