Sheffield United player ratings: Gus Hamer shines in late heartbreak v Nottingham Forest - gallery

Gus Hamer’s debut stunner proved to be in vain for Sheffield United as they lost 2-1 to Nottingham Forest at the City Ground tonight.

Forest scored early and late, in the third minute through Taiwo Awoniyi and the 90th through Chris Wood, with Hamer’s curling effort getting the Blades back on level terms early in the second half.

United had further good chances to go ahead, Benie Traore seeing a one-on-one effort saved well by Matt Turner, but suffered their second defeat in two Premier League matches ahead of next weekend’s meeting with Manchester City.

Here’s how our man rated the Blades players at the City Ground...

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