VIDEO: Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder hails ‘first-class’ display from four-goal Leon Clarke in 4-1 victory over Hull

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Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder hailed a "first-class" display from Leon Clarke after he scored all four of the Blades' goals in their comeback victory over Hull.

Visiting Hull led at the break thanks to Kamil Grosicki's fine 29th-minute strike but United turned things around in style in the second half to claim a 4-1 win, with Clarke leading the way.

He levelled in the 53rd minute before adding three more goals in the final 14 minutes to seal the victory and help United climb up to second in the Championship.

Unsurprisingly, the 32-year-old's match-winning performance drew generous praise from Wilder, but the manager's plaudits were not limited just to his four-goal striker.

He said: "We found ourselves one-nil down, completely against the run of play, so it was a big test of character for us, especially after the defeat at QPR.

"I just thought we showed exactly what we're about, with and without the ball.

Leon Clarke with the matchball

Leon Clarke with the matchball

"The belief the players had in themselves and each other was outstanding and it was a fully deserved result.

"I thought all of the players were outstanding. We had a few words with them after Tuesday night because we were not where we set our standards and we had to get back on it.

"Leon was outstanding and he has been. His performance was first-class.

"We were up against some talented individuals, but we are attacking players and teams as a group and that is key for us if we want to continue our form and our results."