skip to content
Corner taken by Lee Williamson from the right by-line. Lee Williamson takes a shot. Scott Laird gets a block in.
Centre by Jennison Myrie-Williams, Harry Maguire gets a block in.
Johnny Ertl on for Kevin McDonald. Richard Cresswell is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Flynn.
Lee Williamson fouled by Luke Freeman, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Harry Maguire.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Patrick Agyemang. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin McDonald on John Mousinho. Scott Laird takes the direct free kick.
Jennison Myrie-Williams replaces Jamaal Lascelles.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Flynn by Jamaal Lascelles. Stephen Quinn restarts play with the free kick.
Right-footed shot by Michael Bostwick went wide right of the net.
Kevin McDonald takes a shot. Comfortable save by Chris Day.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Luke Freeman.
Robin Shroot replaces Joel Byrom.
John Mousinho produces a cross.
Craig Reid goes off and John Mousinho comes on.
Corner taken short by Lee Williamson. Lee Williamson takes a shot. Save made by Chris Day.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Lee Williamson, Shot from 12 yards from Stephen Quinn. Jon Ashton gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Chris Porter by Mark Roberts results in a free kick. Stephen Quinn crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Foul by Joel Byrom on Lee Williamson, free kick awarded. Matthew Lowton takes the direct free kick.
Lee Williamson takes the outswinging corner, Mark Roberts manages to make a clearance. Kevin McDonald produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Effort on goal by Stephen Quinn from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Craig Reid takes a shot.
Foul by Lee Williamson on Scott Laird, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Joel Byrom from left wing, Matthew Lowton manages to make a clearance. Luke Freeman takes a shot. Blocked by Neill Collins.
Luke Freeman takes a shot. Blocked by Neill Collins.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Porter on Scott Laird. Chris Day takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Luke Freeman, clearance by Neill Collins. Jon Ashton concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Porter. Lee Williamson takes the free kick. Michael Doyle takes a shot. Craig Reid gets a block in.
Luke Freeman produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Foul by Ryan Flynn on Lawrie Wilson, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Joel Byrom from right wing.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Bostwick on Matthew Hill. Free kick taken by Neill Collins.
Shot from just outside the box by Michael Bostwick goes over the bar.
Kevin McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Roberts. Joel Byrom takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Lee Williamson by Michael Bostwick results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Lowton.
Joel Byrom takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Chris Porter.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Joel Byrom from the right by-line, Neill Collins makes a clearance.
Lee Williamson takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Mark Roberts. Lee Williamson takes a short corner.
Luke Freeman crosses the ball.
Foul by Patrick Agyemang on Harry Maguire, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Lowton on Luke Freeman. Joel Byrom delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.
Patrick Agyemang gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Hill. Matthew Hill takes the free kick.
Effort from just outside the box by Scott Laird goes over the bar.
Smith set to retain Reid up front
Gary Smith has no new injury or suspension concerns for Stevenage's play-off semi-final first leg at home to Sheffield United on Friday night.
The Boro boss tinkered with a line-up which had remained unchanged for the club's previous four games as they saw off Bury 3-0 on the final day of the season to clinch sixth spot in League One.
Craig Reid came in for Robin Shroot in attack and duly bagged the opening goal, meaning Smith is likely to keep faith with the same XI at Broadhall Way.
Shroot is likely to have to make do with a place on the bench, alongside Chris Beardsley.
Stevenage go into the game having tasted defeat just once in their last 16 games and having taken four points off the Blades this season, including a 2-2 draw at Bramall Lane two weeks ago after taking a two-nil lead.
Sheffield United will be without the suspended striker James Beattie.
Beattie was dismissed in last week's 2-2 draw with Exeter for a two-footed lunge and with the club opting not to appeal the decision, he was handed a four-match ban.
With the prolific Ched Evans now out of the picture, boss Danny Wilson looks set to go with Chris Porter and Richard Cresswell in attack, with the latter continuing to play on despite a shoulder injury.
Wilson said: "We haven't got everybody 100% fit, but we have got players willing to play no matter what. We have to make sure they're able to compete against a team that will be very committed against us."
Stephen Quinn started on the substitutes' bench against Exeter, but Wilson may want his creativity back in the side.
Several players are expected to play with knocks and niggles, while Nick Montgomery is in contention following his recovery from a calf injury, which cut short his loan spell at Millwall, though the tough-tackling midfielder is unlikely to start.
"Are Chelsea right to bring back Jose Mourinho?"