Average Sheffield United player ratings on afternoon of frustration at Brentford and another injury: gallery

Sheffield United’s survival hopes take another hit with frustrating defeat at Brentford

It was an afternoon of frustration for Sheffield United as they were beaten 2-0 at Brentford this afternoon to hammer another nail into their relegation coffin. The Blades had plenty of possession around the Brentford box but were often lacking the final bit of quality to test Mark Flekken in the home goal.

At the other end Oliver Arblaster was unfortunate to deflect a cross into his own goal for the opener before lax defending saw Fred Onyeka double Brentford’s lead after Mikkel Damsgaard earlier saw a volleyed finish ruled out after a VAR check following Nathan Collins’ foul on United skipper Oli McBurnie. There was more injury concern for the Blades as Jayden Bogle had to be helped around the pitch by United staff - here’s how we rated United’s players in west London...

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