Sheffield United vs Bournemouth: Blades move 2 points of UCL spot after win

Sheffield United vs Bournemouth: Blades move 2 points of UCL spot after win

- Sheffield United vs Bournemouth saw the Blades come from behind to beat their opponent 2-1

- Goals from Billy Sharp and John Lundstram were enough to see off The Cherries

- Sheffield are now within two points off a Champions League place as they move up to fifth

Sheffield United moved up to fifth in the Premier League standings after yet another impressive win over struggling Bournemouth at Bramall lane.

The Blades, who are having the season of dreams came from behind to win the game 2-1 and pile more pressure on Eddie Howe’s side.

Bournemouth, who are struggling to put in a decent run of results, took a deserved lead when striker Callum Wilson reacted quickest to latch onto a rebound from Harry Wilson’s effort.

After a sustained spell of pressure, the hosts hit back in typical fashion through Billy Sharp at the stroke of half time.

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From then on it was anyone’s game really and Sheffield will have the goalkeeper Dean Henderson to thank as he came up with some superb saves, including from a goal-bound Ryan Fraser effort.

Substitite John Lundstram, who is having a superb Premier League season, grabbed a dramatic winner with seven minutes to go.

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The fullback who collected a pass from Lys Mousset steered past a stranded Ramsdale after an excellent first touch.

After an excellent win, the Blades who have never played in a European competition, go to within two points off fourth-placed Chelsea who face a difficult task against Manchester United on February 17.

For Bournemouth, they had just started to build on a good run of form after winning their past two games but the defeat will leave them 16th, two points off the relegation zone.

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Earlier, reported that in-form Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli might have landed himself into trouble after sharing a mocking video of the viral Coronavirus.

Dele Alli faces accusations of racism after he allegedly sent a series of clips mocking an Asian man of the disease which has so far claimed more than 700 lives.

Alli has since spoken on the incident as he apologized for offending people online with the Snapchat video.

“This was never my intention at all. For anyone that was offended, I’d like to offer my sincerest apologies,” he said on the evening of Saturday, February 8.

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