Sheffield United player ratings: Five players get a 5 as Blades lose to Birmingham City

Sheffield United's dreams of a place in the play-offs suffered a major dent yesterday after losing 2-1 away at Birmingham City.

Sunday, 22nd April 2018, 2:55 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd April 2018, 3:01 pm
Clayton Donaldson of Sheffield Utd directs a header towards goal during the championship match at St Andrews Stadium, Birmingham. Picture date 21st April 2018. Picture credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Mark Duffy, the former City midfielder, fired Chris Wilder’s side into an early lead on his return to the Midlands.

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But goals from Marc Roberts and Jacques Maghoma turned the game on its head and handed Garry Monk’s men a lifeline in their survival battle.

The result leaves United three points behind sixth-placed Millwall with two matches remaining.

Click on the link above to find out how United’s players rated after the defeat.