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  • Date:21 Aug 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Ricoh Arena
  • Attendance:12,621
  • Elliott (61)
  • Blackman (83)
Goal!

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93mins

Chris Hussey crosses the ball, clearance made by Harry Maguire.

92mins

Harry Maguire is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

91mins

Short corner taken by Stephen Quinn from the right by-line.

89mins

Adam Barton takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin McDonald.

88mins

(Coventry) makes a substitution, with Gary McSheffrey coming on for Carl Baker.

88mins

The referee books Nick Blackman for unsporting behaviour.

85mins

Callum Ball joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen Elliott.

84mins

Nick Blackman finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Coventry 1-1 Sheff Utd.Assist by Shaun Miller.

83mins

Tony McMahon challenges Adam Barton unfairly and gives away a free kick.

82mins

Carl Baker crosses the ball, clearance by Tony McMahon.

81mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Stephen Quinn from the right by-line, Cody McDonald manages to make a clearance.

81mins

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, clearance made by Richard Wood.

80mins

Stephen Quinn takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Richard Wood.

80mins

The ball is delivered by Tony McMahon, clearance made by Richard Wood.

79mins

Foul by Carl Baker on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

75mins

Nick Blackman takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

73mins

A cross is delivered by Carl Baker, Tony McMahon makes a clearance.

73mins

Foul by Michael Doyle on Kevin Kilbane, free kick awarded. Carl Baker restarts play with the free kick.

72mins

The referee blows for offside against Shaun Miller. Free kick taken by Reece Brown.

70mins

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon, clearance by Kevin Malaga.

69mins

Corner taken left-footed by Tony McMahon, clearance by Kevin Malaga.

68mins

Steven Jennings concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Quinn. Free kick taken by Michael Doyle.

66mins

Shot from just outside the box by David McAllister goes over the crossbar.

65mins

Stephen Elliott sends in a cross, save made by Mark Howard.

62mins

Stephen Elliott fires in a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Coventry 1-0 Sheff Utd.

61mins

(Sheff Utd) makes a substitution, with Shaun Miller coming on for John Cofie.

58mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Carl Baker, Richard Wood takes a shot. Tony McMahon makes a clearance.

58mins

Stephen Elliott has a header from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

56mins

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Cody McDonald misses to the right of the goal.

56mins

Centre by Reece Brown, clearance made by Harry Maguire.

54mins

Effort on goal by Stephen Quinn from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

53mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Barton on Stephen Quinn. Adam Barton is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Neill Collins.

52mins

Carl Baker takes a shot. Blocked by Neill Collins.

50mins

The ball is swung over by Stephen Quinn, Steven Jennings gets a block in.

48mins

A cross is delivered by Reece Brown, save by Joe Murphy.

46mins

Carl Baker challenges Stephen Quinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Quinn.

44mins

The official flags Nick Blackman offside. Free kick taken by Reece Brown.

39mins

Matthew Hill takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Barton.

35mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nick Blackman by Carl Baker. Shot on goal comes in from Tony McMahon from the free kick, Joe Murphy makes a save.

34mins

Unfair challenge on David McAllister by Kevin Kilbane results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Quinn.

33mins

Corner taken by Stephen Quinn from the left by-line.

32mins

John Cofie takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Barton.

32mins

Foul by Adam Barton on Kevin McDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mark Howard.

29mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Hill by Stephen Elliott. Free kick taken by Neill Collins.

26mins

David McAllister takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Barton. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Stephen Quinn.

24mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nick Blackman. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

22mins

Foul by Steven Jennings on Tony McMahon, free kick awarded. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

20mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stephen Quinn, Headed effort from inside the area by Matthew Hill misses to the left of the target.

17mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Hill by Stephen Elliott. Stephen Elliott booked. Neill Collins restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

Header by Adam Barton from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

12mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McDonald by Steven Jennings. Matthew Hill takes the direct free kick.

10mins

John Cofie takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Elliott.

7mins

Matthew Hill challenges Adam Barton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matthew Hill receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Chris Hussey.

5mins

Unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Carl Baker results in a free kick. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.

1mins

Michael Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Elliott. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Fleck blow for Sky Blues Coventry have been dealt a blow ahead of their clash with Sheffield United, with news that summer signing John Fleck has been ruled out for three weeks. Fleck crossed for Cody McDonald to head the Sky Blues into the lead in the 1-1 draw against Yeovil on Saturday but left the field in the 34th minute with a hamstring strain. The midfielder had sat out Coventry's Capital One Cup victory at Dagenham with the same complaint and will now be unavailable for the game against the Blades. Manager Andy Thorn told the Coventry Telegraph: "It's a shame because I think he proved what he can offer us this season. "It wasn't a case of taking a risk because he had fully recovered from the first one, but I suppose sometimes lightning does strike twice in the same place." Fleck joins long-term absentees Cyrus Christie (knee), Conor Thomas (ankle) and David Bell (hip) on the sidelines. Ryan Flynn and Matt Hill return to contention for Sheffield United's first league away fixture. Midfielder Flynn and defender Hill missed the opening-day win over Shrewsbury with knocks, but provide manager Danny Wilson with a selection dilemma. Wilson must decide whether to recall Hill to the left-back berth or retain Marcus Williams, while Flynn, a regular towards the end of last season, will also be hoping to return to the starting line-up. Striker Chris Porter is still struggling with the niggle that kept him out on Saturday, so John Cofie and Nick Blackman are expected to resume their partnership up front following their league debuts at the weekend. Goalkeeper Mark Howard, defender Tony McMahon and striker Shaun Miller, a second-half replacement for Cofie against Shrewsbury, also made their first league appearances for the Blades on the opening day and are expected to retain their places.

Formation:41212Manager: Andy Thorn

Coventry

Formation: 442Manager: Danny Wilson

Sheff Utd

  • Joe Murphy
  • Kevin Malaga
  • Reece Brown
  • Richard Wood
  • Chris Hussey
  • Steven Jennings
  • Adam Barton
  • Kevin Kilbane
  • Carl Baker
  • Cody McDonald
  • Stephen Elliott
  • SUBS
  • Chris Dunn
  • Gary McSheffrey
  • Callum Ball
  • Roy O'Donovan
  • William Edjenguele
  • Jordan Willis
  • Billy Daniels

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Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Coventry

  • C McDonald 1

Sheff Utd

  • D McAllister 1

Goals

Coventry

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins

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