Sheffield United LIVE: Chris Wilder provides injury updates on key men | build-up to FA Cup clash with Bristol City
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Make sure you stay with us for more reaction to last night’s battling 2-1 defeat against Chelsea at Bramall Lane – a result which leaves the Blades 12 points from safety at the bottom of the Premier League.
We’ll also begin our build-up to Wednesday night’s FA Cup fifth round tie at home to Bristol City as well as everything else coming out of the United camp.
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SUFC LIVE: Fallout from United’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea
Last updated: Monday, 08 February, 2021, 13:22
- More reaction to Chelsea defeat
- Results leaves United 12 points from safety
- Chris Wilder on how he ‘really feels’ for his players after latest setback
- Bristol City FA Cup clash build-up
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Sheffield United are 12 points from safety following the latest round of Premier League games which saw them go down to a battling 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at Bramall Lane last night.
Chris Wilder on Chelsea’s penalty
Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, admitted he had "no complaints" with the penalty awarded to Chelsea which ultimately settled their 2-1 defeat to Thomas Tuchel's side at Bramall Lane.
‘It felt like a cup game’
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel recognised that his team made to battle for all three points after coming away from Bramall Lane with a 2-1 victory over Sheffield United.
Blades rue careless moment
Of all the matches Sheffield United have played since returning to the top-flight, it is their meetings with Chelsea which highlight most vividly both the financial inequalities of Premier League football and the size of the challenge Chris Wilder’s team face as they attempt to survive at the highest level.
In The Star this morning . . .
Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, insisted his players should “take great heart” from their performance against a Chelsea side he rates as one of the best in Europe as the battle for Premier League survival enters its decisive phase.