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  • Date:26 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:13:00
  • Venue:Bramall Lane
  • Attendance:16,324
  • Porter (30)
  • Rodallega (74)
Goal!

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93:51 +3.51

Clearance by Matthew Hill.

93:11 +3.11

Adel Taarabt has an effort at goal. Blocked by Neill Collins.

93:00 +3.00

Ryan Flynn makes a clearance.

92:07 +2.07

Adel Taarabt has an effort at goal. George Long blocks the ball.

The referee signals the end of the game.

91:33 +1.33

Clearance made by Philippe Senderos.

90:56 +0.56

Pajtim Kasami produces a cross.

89:17

Shot by Hugo Rodallega. Blocked by John Brayford.

89:11

Matthew Hill manages to make a clearance.

88:40

Muamer Tankovic takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

85:42

Philippe Senderos takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

84:13

(Sheff Utd) makes a substitution, with Stephen McGinn coming on for Jose Baxter.

82:37

Aaron Hughes takes a shot. Neill Collins gets a block in.

82:29

John Brayford manages to make a clearance.

82:27

Philippe Senderos takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

81:52

The ball is sent over by Damien Duff.

81:33

Stefan Scougall manages to make a clearance.

80:27

George Long restarts play with the free kick.

79:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Conor Coady by Pajtim Kasami.

78:49

Clearance by Aaron Hughes.

78:17

Damien Duff takes a shot. Blocked by Neill Collins.

77:29

Adel Taarabt has an effort at goal. Blocked by Neill Collins.

76:06

Jamie Murphy crosses the ball in from the free kick.

75:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joshua Passley on Jamie Murphy.

75:16

Clearance made by Neill Collins.

74:08

Hugo Rodallega scores with their right foot. Sheff Utd 1-1 Fulham.Assist on the goal came from Muamer Tankovic.

70:07

Clearance made by Matthew Hill.

70:06

Adel Taarabt takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

68:34

Stefan Scougall makes a clearance.

66:25

Adel Taarabt comes on in place of Ange Plumain.

65:58

The ball is crossed by Pajtim Kasami.

64:45

Shot on goal comes in from Giorgos Karagounis from the free kick. Matthew Hill gets a block in.

63:43

Giorgos Karagounis fouled by Conor Coady, the ref awards a free kick.

63:39

Robert Harris manages to make a clearance.

63:38

A cross is delivered by Pajtim Kasami.

63:21

Stefan Scougall makes a clearance.

62:03

Pajtim Kasami takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

61:11

Free kick taken by George Long.

60:44

Hugo Rodallega is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

60:03

Jamie Murphy produces a cross.

58:20

The ball is delivered by Giorgos Karagounis.

58:14

Corner taken by Giorgos Karagounis.

57:50

Pajtim Kasami takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Matthew Hill.

56:26

Free kick taken by George Long.

56:14

Chris David leaves the field to be replaced by Darren Bent.

55:40

Ange Plumain concedes a free kick for a foul on John Brayford.

54:27

Clearance by John Brayford.

54:08

Ryan Flynn takes a shot. Parried by David Stockdale back into danger.

53:42

Free kick taken by Giorgos Karagounis.

51:47

Michael Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris David.

51:27

Free kick taken by Giorgos Karagounis.

51:09

Chris David fouled by Michael Doyle, the ref awards a free kick.

50:20

Clearance made by Robert Harris.

50:17

Pajtim Kasami decides to take a short corner.

48:31

Jose Baxter takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Stockdale blocks the ball.

48:11

Clearance by Matthew Hill.

47:12

Harry Maguire leaves the field to be replaced by Robert Harris.

The game restarts for the second half.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

45:18 +0.18

Clearance by Harry Maguire.

45:13

Joshua Passley makes a clearance.

45:01

Stefan Scougall is brought on as a substitute for Chris Porter.

44:06

Michael Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pajtim Kasami.

42:59

Clearance by Matthew Hill.

42:58

The ball is delivered by Joshua Passley.

39:14

Clearance by Muamer Tankovic.

37:58

Damien Duff produces a cross.

36:36

Shot by Jose Baxter. Aaron Hughes gets a block in.

36:24

The ball is crossed by Ryan Flynn.

35:41

Aaron Hughes makes a clearance.

34:16

Jose Baxter takes a shot. David Stockdale blocks the ball.

30:33

Chris Porter grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Sheff Utd 1-0 Fulham.Harry Maguire provided the assist for the goal.

30:04

Jamie Murphy delivers the ball.

27:12

The offside flag is raised against Ange Plumain.

27:02

The ball is delivered by Ange Plumain.

24:48

Aaron Hughes makes a clearance.

24:48

Header by Harry Maguire misses left.

24:46

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jose Baxter.

24:01

The ball is delivered by Matthew Hill.

22:02

Direct strike on goal from the free kick by Jose Baxter goes right of the target.

21:07

Aaron Hughes challenges Chris Porter unfairly and gives away a free kick.

20:57

Free kick taken by George Long.

20:25

Ange Plumain gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Conor Coady.

19:05

Centre by Jamie Murphy.

15:58

Free kick taken by George Long.

14:11

Damien Duff delivers the ball.

13:13

Giorgos Karagounis restarts play with the free kick.

13:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris David by Jamie Murphy.

11:19

Handball decision goes against Chris Porter.

10:51

Jamie Murphy makes a clearance.

9:04

Ange Plumain on for John Arne Riise.

8:42

Clearance made by Damien Duff.

7:57

David Stockdale takes the free kick.

7:22

Corner taken by Ryan Flynn.

6:26

John Arne Riise makes a clearance.

5:17

Corner taken by Damien Duff from the right by-line.

2:22

Jamie Murphy fouled by Joshua Passley, the ref awards a free kick.

2:07

Neill Collins manages to make a clearance.

2:01

Clearance made by Philippe Senderos.

1:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Hill by Muamer Tankovic.

1:30

Clearance made by Matthew Hill.

0:09

Clearance made by Aaron Hughes.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Match Preview

Meulensteen wary of Blades test Rene Meulensteen has warned Fulham they will be knocked out of the FA Cup on Sunday if they underestimate fourth round opponents Sheffield United. The two clubs have trodden very different paths since they last met in the Barclays Premier League on January 30, 2007. Fulham have contested a European final, slaying Italian giants Juventus en route to Hamburg in 2010 - the year after they claimed a record high finish of seventh in the top flight. Although Fulham are fighting against relegation this season, they are in nowhere near as bad a shape as the club they will come up against on Sunday. United, four time winners of the FA Cup, were one of the founder members of the Premier League, but a second relegation from the top flight in 2007 triggered a downward spiral that has taken the South Yorkshire club to the third tier of English football. The field once graced by Tony Currie, Gil Reece and more contemporary icons like Brian Deane now plays host to a team on the verge of the League One relegation zone. Meulensteen knows his team must not take the Blades lightly, however. "I warned the players they can't be complacent. I said that to them straight away (after the draw)," the Fulham head coach said. "This will be a very difficult game. Sheffield United will try to chase everything and the crowd will get behind them. "The key for us is to make sure we remain calm and focused and play away from that sort of pressure they throw at you. "If you can maintain that, then the quality should see you through. But if you don't match their fighting spirit and enthusiasm you could be in for a tough, tough ride." The Blades have climbed out of the relegation zone since Nigel Clough replaced David Weir as manager, but they are just one point above the bottom four having won one of their last six league games. They delivered the shock of the third round when they dumped Aston Villa out of the cup three weeks ago though, and Meulensteen admits the difference between the Blades' form in the two competitions is stark. "It is like chalk and cheese. They are two completely different teams," the 49-year-old said. "You think you are looking at completely different players in the Villa game, but that is what motivation and the challenge does, so we are prepared for a difficult game." Although they sit 47 places below Fulham in the league ladder, United are favourites with some bookmakers to win Sunday's clash. One of the main reasons behind this is because Meulensteen has admitted he will have to rest some of his first-team stars as Fulham take on fellow relegation candidates Swansea in the league on Tuesday. One player who looks set to retain his place in the starting XI is 21-year-old defender Dan Burn. After impressive loan spells at Yeovil and Birmingham, Meulensteen recalled Burn and threw him into the first team for the two third-round games against Norwich. Meulensteen, who has vowed to bring through more players from Fulham's successful academy, was so impressed by what he saw that he then started Burn against Arsenal last week. "I had no hesitation about playing him against Arsenal," the Fulham boss said. "I got bags of confidence from his two performances against Norwich and from what he was doing in training. "He acquitted himself really well." The Blades will be without ineligible trio Billy Paynter, Elliott Whitehouse and Callum McFadzean for Sunday's clash. On-loan striker Paynter played for parent club Doncaster in the third round, while Whitehouse (York) and McFadzean (Chesterfield) were involved in earlier rounds when on loan at other clubs. Chris Porter and Shaun Miller are vying for a place up front alongside Jose Baxter in Paynter's absence. Manager Nigel Clough has no new injury or suspension worries as his side look to repeat their third-round heroics when they won 2-1 at Aston Villa.

Formation:4411Manager: Nigel Clough

Sheff Utd

Formation: 4411Manager: Rene Meulensteen

Fulham

  • George Long
  • John Brayford
  • Harry Maguire
  • Neill Collins
  • Matthew Hill
  • Ryan Flynn
  • Conor Coady
  • Michael Doyle
  • Jamie Murphy
  • Jose Baxter
  • Chris Porter
  • SUBS
  • Robert Harris
  • Stefan Scougall
  • Mark Howard
  • Shaun Miller
  • Stephen McGinn
  • Terry Kennedy
  • Diago De Girolamo

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