Swansea 0 Sheffield United 0: Post-match reaction as Blades pick up first point of season in Wales

Sheffield United picked up their first point in the Championship this season as they drew 0-0 with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.

Saturday, 14th August 2021, 9:57 pm
David McGoldrick of Sheffield United shoots on goal: Simon Bellis / Sportimage

Here’s how the game unfolded, with some post-match reaction from both managers. Refresh your page for the latest update.

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Last updated: Saturday, 14 August, 2021, 22:34

Huge chance for McGoldrick

as Berge drives from deep and holds off his man brilliantly, before crossing for McGoldrick - he wins the header unchallenged but can’t get it on target and the chance goes wide of the right-hand post

sees Brewster come off to be replaced by Bogle - not the return to Swansea he would have liked after struggling to affect the game and it’ll be interesting to see where Bogle lines up for the last 12 minutes or so of normal time

McGoldrick goes clear

from McBurnie’s pass, he looks to curl past Benda who saves and the linesman’s flag goes up for offside anyway - he wasn’t offside, so it would have been interesting had he scored there and it had been ruled out, with no VAR in the Championship of course...

Chance for McGoldrick

as Norwood touches it around the corner to set him free, but he’s a bit off balance as he strikes it and it goes over the bar

across the box after a good ball from Norwood, McBurnie looks to get on the end of it but it’s touched behind for a corner which comes to nothing

down to his right after Lowe twisted and turned in the Blades box before getting his shot away, he drills it hard and low and Ramsdale is down smartly to palm it away to safety, giving his defence a bit of a volley afterwards for good measure - that’s Lowe’s last act of the game as he’s taken off, for Piroe

Sharp comes off for McBurnie

the former Swans striker, of course, who will get just over half an hour to show his worth here, while Oli Burke makes way for Osborn as United, you imagine, tweak their shape slightly

from Manning as the two chase a long ball, using his experience to draw the foul and win his side a free-kick as McBurnie is readied from the bench, along with Ben Osborn

as Berge looks to get clear down the right hand side before Brewster hits one on the volley from another cross, Brewster takes it first time as it bounces and he can’t get it on target

from Grimes as the Swans midfielder smashes his opposite number in his follow-through, Berge is on his feet eventually and Grimes will get a talking-to from the referee who brandishes the yellow card

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