Sheffield United 2 AFC Bournemouth 1, as it happened: Story of the game as Sharp and Lundstram's goals send Blades up to fifth

Sheffield United moved up to fifth in the Premier League table after a 2-1 victory against AFC Bournemouth at Bramall Lane this afternoon.

Sunday, 9th February 2020, 3:57 pm

Goals from Billy Sharp and John Lundstram sealed victory, which saw Chris Wilder’s side go to within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea, who occupy the final Champions League berth.

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Our man Danny Hall was at the ground to follow every key moment from the game. See www.thestar.co.uk this evening for player ratings and reaction from Chris Wilder.

A wet and windy Bramall Lane ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between Sheffield United and AFC Bournemouth. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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and United come from behind to take all three points against the Cherries at Bramall Lane. It wasn't pretty at times, especially in the first half, but United got the job done - with John Lundstram coming off the bench to score a timely winner after losing his place to Sander Berge

And it's John Lundstram who gets it, finishing calmly six yards out after Lys Mousset had unselfishly squared the ball into his path! Five minutes to go here and United lead 2-1!

Here's that save from Deano

for the Blades as Baldock gets in behind the Cherries defence and crosses for mcBurnie, he feeds Mousset but his shot is blocked before Bournemouth break and Henderson is forced to punch clear under pressure from Wilson 

sees Lys Mousset replace Billy Sharp, who gets a standing ovation from the home fans 

from Dean Henderson as he palms away Fraser's well-struck effort which was bound for the top corner... and a strong hand sends it away from the players waiting for a tap-in, too. One of the best this season, for me, that 

Great run from McBurnie

sees him try and cross for Sharp, but Ake cut it out before Baldock was penalised for a drag-back on Fraser 

the volley after a corner was cleared into his path, but it goes wide as United make their first change of the game, replacing Sander Berge with John Lundstram 

has a go from long range after cutting inside John Fleck, he lets fly on his left foot but it flies over Henderson's goal 

It's all kicking off here

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