‘First-half hero’, ‘Must do better’: Sheffield United player ratings after Nottingham Forest defeat

An injury-time goal from Sander Berge gave Sheffield United hope in their Championship play-off semi-final against Nottingham Forest.

By Steve Jones
Saturday, 14th May 2022, 6:55 pm

Goals from Jack Colback and Brennan Johnson either side of half time had given Steve Cooper’s side a healthy lead heading into the second leg at the City Ground on Tuesday.

But Berge’s header after 91 minutes ensured the Blades travel to Nottingham with plenty still to play for.

United started well but a sloppy goal against the run of play turned the match in Forest’s favour and the visitors squandered several opportunities to double their lead in the first period.

The home side improved after the break but their chances of turning the tide were dealt a big blow following a clinical counter attack before Berge’s late effort helped to lift spirits.

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