How Sheffield United rank against ‘dirtiest’ Premier League teams including Chelsea and Newcastle United - gallery
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Sheffield United are still winless in the Premier League after a home defeat to Manchester United on Saturday night added yet more pressure onto struggling Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom.
Fortunes have not been in the favour of the newly-promoted Yorkshire side so far this term, who sit rock bottom of the top flight. Head coach Paul Heckingbottom has maintained his confidence that 'the points will roll in' thanks to the promise and tenacity shown in performances so far.
Sheffield United weren't afraid to get stuck in against the Red Devils on Saturday night, committing 12 fouls and picking up three yellow cards. The Star looks at the dirtiest Premier League teams so far this season and where the Blades rank - Transfermarkt keep a tally of cards dished out and creates a table with one point for a yellow, three points for a second yellow and five points for a straight red.