Odds, referee, TV details: Everything you need to know ahead of Sheffield United v Liverpool

Bottom side Sheffield United welcome out-of-form Premier League champions Liverpool to Bramall Lane on Sunday evening.

Thursday, 25th February 2021, 8:16 am

Chris Wilder’s Blades’ top flight existence is hanging by the smallest of threads after suffering their 20th defeat of the season at Fulham on Saturday, a result which sees them go into the weekend 14 points from safety with just 13 games remaining.

As for Liverpool, they are enduring their worst run of form since Jürgen Klopp took over the club more than five years ago and will go into the latest round of matches in sixth place and 19 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City.

But how can you watch the clash between Sheffield United v Liverpool? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will bring his out-of-form champions to face Chris Wilder's Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday. Photo: Simon Bellis/Sportimage.

When is the match? What time is kick-off?

The game takes place at Bramall Lane on Sunday, February 28 and kick-off is at 7.15pm.

Is Sheffield United v Liverpool on TV?

Yes, the game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Its coverage begins at 7pm and the game will be screened on the Main Event and Premier League channels.

Fans can sign up to Sky’s Premier League and Football channels HERE, from £18 a month on a rolling month-to-month contract.

Alternatively, NOW TV offers fans the chance to enjoy the complete Sky Sports package without any lengthy contract.

The service is streamed through an app found on most smart TVs and portable devices. It can also be accessed through a NOW TV stick.

One off fees of £9.99 for a day pass or £33.99 for a month pass can be bought HERE.

How else can I follow the game?

As ever, The Star will also be running a comprehensive live blog with team news, live updates, reaction and analysis from Danny Hall and James Shield – who will be among only a handful of people allowed into Bramall Lane. You can follow them on Twitter via @DannyHall04 and @JamesShield1.

Who is the referee?

The referee for Sheffield United versus Liverpool is Jonathan Moss and his assistants are Marc Perry are Dan Robathan.

Lee Mason will be the fourth official, while Andy Madley is on VAR duty.

Matthew Wilkes is the assistant VAR.

What are the odds?

Paddy Power is offering the following odds on the game:

Sheffield United – 13/2

Draw – 4/1

Liverpool – 4/11

Meanwhile, Paddy Power is offering a odds of 11/4 on Liverpool’s Mo Salah to score first, with Sadio Mane at 16/5.

Sheffield United’s Oli McBurnie to score first is priced at 9/1 currently, with Billy Sharp 10/1.

All odds correct at the time of writing. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware. www.begambleaware.org.

Are any tickets available?

No, supporters are not currently allowed into grounds to watch matches in England due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions set out by the Government.

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