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  • Date:13 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:17,769
  • Slew (48) Cresswell (69)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:09 +3.09

Myles Weston takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.

91:44 +1.44

Jonathan Douglas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Lowton. Harry Maguire restarts play with the free kick.

91:08 +1.08

The ball is swung over by Stephen Quinn, save by Richard Lee.

87:33

A cross is delivered by Jake Reeves.

86:56

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jake Reeves.

77:27

Kevin O'Connor is brought on as a substitute for Gary Alexander.

75:44

Foul by Karleigh Osborne on Richard Cresswell, free kick awarded. Stephen Quinn takes the free kick. Richard Cresswell is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. The referee books Karleigh Osborne for unsporting behaviour.

74:30

The ball is crossed by Kevin McDonald, clearance by Shaleum Logan. Outswinging corner taken by Stephen Quinn.

73:04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin McDonald on Gary Alexander. Jonathan Douglas takes the free kick.

72:25

Lecsinel Jean-Francois fouled by Charlie MacDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

69:47

Goal scored by Richard Cresswell from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 2-0 Brentford.Assist by Matthew Lowton.

66:04

Daniel Bogdanovic replaces Nathaniel Mendez-Laing. Lee Williamson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordan Slew.

63:21

Short corner taken by Sam Saunders from the left by-line. Jonathan Douglas takes a shot.

63:08

Myles Weston crosses the ball, Matthew Lowton gets a block in.

58:55

Karleigh Osborne fouled by Richard Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Lee takes the free kick.

57:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Shaleum Logan. Shaleum Logan receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

57:26

Charlie MacDonald crosses the ball, Nick Montgomery manages to make a clearance.

54:34

Lecsinel Jean-Francois takes a shot. Blocked by Karleigh Osborne.

52:12

Sam Saunders takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.

51:46

Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

50:45

Handball decision goes against Matthew Lowton. Free kick taken by Richard Lee.

48:48

Goal scored by Jordan Slew from the edge of the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Sheff Utd 1-0 Brentford.Assist by Richard Cresswell.

48:05

Foul by Myles Weston on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Kevin McDonald restarts play with the free kick.

47:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Harry Maguire on Sam Saunders. Craig Woodman takes the direct free kick.

46:04 +1.04

The official flags Gary Alexander offside. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

45:38

Craig Woodman challenges Nathaniel Mendez-Laing unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Stephen Quinn from right wing, Jonathan Douglas manages to make a clearance.

45:25 +0.25

The official flags Jordan Slew offside. Craig Woodman takes the free kick.

45:01

Niall McGinn goes off and Sam Saunders comes on.

43:11

Shot from just outside the box by Kevin McDonald misses to the left of the goal.

38:33

Myles Weston takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.

37:36

Jordan Slew takes a shot. Richard Lee makes a save. Richard Cresswell takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

37:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nick Montgomery by Clayton Donaldson. Kevin McDonald restarts play with the free kick.

35:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Karleigh Osborne on Richard Cresswell. Free kick taken by Stephen Quinn.

35:08

Niall McGinn has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

31:10

Niall McGinn produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

29:02

Stephen Quinn takes the outswinging corner, Clayton Donaldson manages to make a clearance.

23:54

The offside flag is raised against Clayton Donaldson. Kevin McDonald restarts play with the free kick. Myles Weston fouled by Neill Collins, the ref awards a free kick. Jonathan Douglas takes the direct free kick.

22:01

Jake Reeves concedes a free kick for a foul on Nick Montgomery. Direct free kick taken by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing.

20:31

Gary Alexander has a header from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

19:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Neill Collins. Free kick crossed left-footed by Craig Woodman from right by-line, Steve Simonsen manages to make a clearance.

16:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Montgomery on Gary Alexander. Jonathan Douglas takes the free kick.

14:23

The offside flag is raised against Richard Cresswell. Richard Lee takes the direct free kick.

12:15

Nick Montgomery fouled by Jake Reeves, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

9:03

Jonathan Douglas fouled by Richard Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick. Leon Legge restarts play with the free kick.

6:18

Stephen Quinn delivers the ball, Gary Alexander manages to make a clearance.

5:32

Stephen Quinn takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Clayton Donaldson manages to make a clearance.

4:33

Shot by Jordan Slew from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

2:37

Leon Legge takes a shot. Harry Maguire gets a block in.

2:26

Myles Weston crosses the ball.

1:11

Outswinging corner taken by Stephen Quinn.

Match Preview

Mendez-Laing set for Blades bow Sheffield United's latest signing Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is hoping to make his first league start for the club against Brentford. The 19-year-old Wolves winger, signed on loan this week in time to start in the Carling Cup penalty shootout win at Hartlepool on Tuesday night, played for 64 minutes and impressed manager Danny Wilson. Wilson has no new injury or suspension worries, but summer signings Chris Porter and Ryan Flynn remain doubtful after missing the Carling Cup tie through injury. Porter is still struggling with a dead leg and midfielder Flynn is nursing a tight hamstring. Wilson is not short of midfield options - Matty Harriott, David McAllister and Danny Philliskirk all started on the bench in midweek - while Daniel Bogdanovic and Jonathan Slew are vying for a place up front alongside Richard Cresswell. Fellow forward Ched Evans remains sidelined with an ankle injury. Niall McGinn and Leon Legge should return to the Brentford squad. On-loan Celtic winger McGinn missed Tuesday night's Carling Cup defeat to Hereford as he was on international duty, playing the final 30 minutes of Northern Ireland's 4-0 win over the Faroe Islands on Wednesday. Defender Legge has sat out the first two matches of the season with a calf injury but is now back in training and expected to be fit. Boss Uwe Rosler rotated his squad on Tuesday after beating Yeovil at the weekend so goalkeeper Richard Lee, defender Craig Woodman, midfielder Jake Reeves, winger Myles Weston and striker Gary Alexander could all come back in. Midfielder Toumani Diagouraga (knee) and winger Kirk Hudson (hip) are still on the sidelines.

Formation:442Manager: Danny Wilson

Sheff Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Uwe Rosler

Brentford

  • Steve Simonsen
  • Matthew Lowton
  • Neill Collins
  • Harry Maguire
  • Lecsinel Jean-Francois
  • Nathaniel Mendez-Laing
  • Nick Montgomery
  • Kevin McDonald
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Jordan Slew
  • Richard Cresswell
  • SUBS
  • George Long
  • Michael Doyle
  • Daniel Bogdanovic
  • Lee Williamson
  • Erik Tonne

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Match Report

Wilson enjoys home comforts Danny Wilson celebrated his first home game in charge of Sheffield United with a 2-0 win over Brentford at Bramall Lane. Second-half strikes from Jordan Slew and Richard Cresswell did the damage as the Blades made it back-to-back wins in League One. United had the best chance of the opening exchanges but Slew fired wastefully wide when free on the left. Gary Alexander then nodded Myles Weston's curling cross narrowly over the bar before the Blades burst into life after the break and went ahead four minutes after the restart through Slew. Cresswell found time and space in the visitors box to tee up the 18-year-old, who fired home a deflected drive from close range. And United were again celebrating on 70 minutes as Cresswell tapped home Matthew Lowton's low cross to seal the win.

Form Guide

    W
  • Sheff Utd
  • VS
  • Brentford
  • W

Last Meetings

  • Sheff Utd
  • 2 - 2
  • Brentford
  • 22/04/1989
  • Brentford
  • 1 - 4
  • Sheff Utd
  • 24/09/1988
  • Brentford
  • 1 - 3
  • Sheff Utd
  • 25/02/1984
  • Sheff Utd
  • 0 - 0
  • Brentford
  • 22/10/1983
  • Brentford
  • 2 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 30/04/1983
  • Sheff Utd
  • 1 - 2
  • Brentford
  • 27/11/1982

Top Scorers

Sheff Utd

  • R Cresswell 1
  • H Maguire 1

Brentford

  • S Logan 1

Goals

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 2
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins

Brentford

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 2
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins

possession


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