Sheffield United vs Fulham LIVE: Premier League latest score, goals and updates from fixture

by 24britishtvMarch 30, 2024, 6 p.m. 16
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The 2023/24 Premier League season is under way and you can follow every game and every goal right here with The Independent.

This year sees Manchester City try to defend their crown and claim a historic fourth title in succession. Pep Guardiola’s all-conquering City, who also won the Champions League and FA Cup last season, will have to see off Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and the rest to claim an unprecedented sixth league title in seven years.

Meanwhile Luton Town are making their first appearance in the Premier League, having risen from non-league in an incredible decade of progress. They followed Championship winners Burnley and second-placed Sheffield United in earning promotion to the top flight.

Follow the latest action from the Premier League below.

Out of nowhere, the Blades are now hanging on. Grbic at the near post gathers Robinson's effort from the left.

Eight goals in his last eight games for Muniz. No one has scored more goals than him since the start of February.

Fulham now looking to make the most of a nervy Sheffield United. They win back-to-back corners and can smell an equaliser.

FOURTEEN minutes of added time to end an enthralling half.

CHANCE! So close to a Fulham equaliser as Traore gets the ball on the right corner, cuts back inside, before smashing a curler inches past the far post.

4-1 to Sheffield United but it is disallowed. Fulham's defence just cannot clear their lines from a free kick, the ball then falls nicely to McBurnie just eight yards out and he takes it with open arms. A VAR check was ongoing and it was disallowed for offside.

Fulham have wasted a golden opportunity here. They will rue all those missed chances especially in this second half. All Sheffield United at the moment as they suddenly look very threatening.

A chance for Palhinha goes begging as his unimpressive effort flies wide of the far post.

So much happening there! The goal from Brereton was deemed to be fair. He clashed with Leno after that goal and there was some heated arguments there, but all seems to be sorted now.

With that Fulham goal, Sheffield United have conceded 43 goals at home in the league this season, now only three short of the record for a single campaign.

Holgate is back in the team and is also back in the book. Gets the game's first yellow card for a late challenge on Willian.

Missed chance! Fulham through the left make another superb move through Robinson. His low cross finds Iwobi who should have taken a shot but wastes time deciding. Albaster with another key save.

A much more intense start to this half so far. Fulham already looking more confident in the final third.

Albaster is up again after some help and looks fine to continue. Meanwhile, Fulham continue the pressure and find another corner.

SAVE! Albaster with a crucial save. Willian again troubles the Blades down the left, finds an unmarked Lukic in the box. The midfielder's shot is saved. Albaster looks in a lot of pain after all that and is being treated upon.

OFF THE POST! Muniz the man once again and his header this time finds the post. A briliant right-wing cross from Pereira finds the forward, who is not in the best of positions, but makes decent contact.

Muniz wins a corner for Fulham within mere seconds of the restart. He holds his ankle in some pain after that, but looks fine.

KICK-OFF! We are back underway at Bramall Lane as Fulham get things going in the second-half. No changes from either side just yet.

Fulham, to no one's surprise, leading the xG ratings from that first-half. The visitors had an xG of 0.51 in the half to the Blades' 0.19. They also had eight shots on goal (three on target) to Sheffield United's four (one on target). Fulham have stronger options off the bench as well, so they would feel confident despite not having converted so far. Stay tuned for the second half.

A first-half of few chances but not much excitement and quality. Fulham definitely looked the better team, particularly down the left, and dominated possession. The best chance of the half fell to Muniz, who found the post off a good save by Grbic. Sheffield United had their brightest moment just before half-time through Hamer, but his shot flew just wide. A more thrilling second half in store? We shall soon find out.

WIDE! Better from Sheffield though. The corner was weak but Hamer collects the ball and whips a shot wide of the far post from the edge of the box.

Late corner in the first-half to Sheffield. Bogle wins it as his shot hits Tosin's heel on the way out. Can they make it count?

One minute of stoppage time added in the first-half.

Fulham have been quite impressive, something they have not quite enjoyed away from home a lot this season. Need more clarity and conviction in the final third though.

Willian causing problems for Sheffield. The former Chelsea man wins a free-kick outside the box on the left. The resulting set-piece finds Iwobi whose weak effort is easily collected by Grbic.

OFF THE POST! Impressive stop from Grbic. Muniz, Fulham's star goalscorer, finds his way to the six-yard area and takes a shot at goal, before the keeper gets a hand on it and the ball clips the post.

Strong again from Fulham down the left. But again, nothing comes out of it. First Pereira then Iwobi both have shots saved by Sheffield.

First shot on target for the hosts. Another very long throw-in from Robinson, Ahmedhodzic hits it goalwards but Leno very comfortably saves.

Fulham dominating possession with 76 per cent so far. They would like that but also be a bit frustrated to have not yet capitalised on it.

A very scary looking coming together just outside the Sheffield box between two players - unclear who was involved - but both thankfully look unscathed.

Willian picks out Lukic who makes a very smart run, but Ahmedhodzic is quick to come across and block the threat.

Brereton is fouled again, and the referee quickly gives a free-kick in favour of the Blades. But as has been the case so far, they once again waste the opportunity.

Fulham again controlling possession and some shouts from the visitors for a hand-ball in the box but no importance given to it.

Free-kick and wasted! A good chance this for Sheffield United as they win a free-kick from dangerous territory just outside the box. However, Osborn overhits it to Ahmedhodzic who cannot do much and it is out for goal-kick.

Fulham threatening but not making the most of it yet. Palhinha tries his luck from long range but it sails way over the bar.

Robinson's strong arm shoots a good throw-in straight into the box, but Leno punches it away.

Good goalkeeping! Grbic does well to beat Castagne off a lovely through ball from Iwobi.

Another free-kick in the middle of the pitch to the Blades. Grbic comes up to take it but Fulham deal with it. No fuss.

Fulham are looking to complete their first league double over Sheffield United since 2017-18 in the Championship.

Sheffield already looking caught out a bit and both Iwobi and Castagne looking good down the right for Fulham. Willian is taken down after a cross comes towards him, but nothing given by the referee.

Fulham with a bit more threat in a last couple of minutes. Pereira again in the thick of it, this time with a lovely outside-of-the-foot ball to Willian. To no avail though.

McBurnie catches Palhinha with a late tackle and its Fulham now who have their first free-kick of this match. Pereira takes it from a somewhat dangerous position and finds Tosin, but Fulham cannot capitalise.

Now on the other side. Robinson's strong long-range effort is saved by Grbic.

First free-kick to the Blades on the halfway line as Tosin fouls Brereton to the floor. The ball finds its way towards Brereton who guides it towards goal, but Leno calmly collects.

Fulham doing most of the running so far. They get into the box through Lukic who looks to find Muniz, but not much trouble for Sheffield who clear.

Not much action in the first couple of minutes with both teams enjoying a bit of the ball. Remember, Sheffield United have won just one of their five Premier League games against Fulham.

KICK-OFF! Bramall Lane is ready for action, the managers have their customary (and quite respectful) embrace, and Sheffield United kick us off in the first-half.

The teams are making their way out to the pitch. Fulham, who won the reverse fixture 3-1 at Craven Cottage back in October, have won just two of 14 away Premier League fixtures this season. However, they will fancy their chances of handing Sheffield United a fourth consecutive home league defeat.

Chris Wilder makes three changes to his Sheffield United side from the 2-2 draw against Bournemouth three weeks ago. Mason Holgate and Anel Ahmedhodzic replace Auston Trusty and the injured George Baldock in defence. Also, Vinicius Souza is in for Tom Davies.

Marco Silva names an unchanged Fulham side from their 3-0 win over Tottenham just before the break. Adarabioyo and Bassey continue as centre-backs, while the in-form Muniz starts up front.

Fulham’s results in their last four games define their season so far in a way. A loss to Wolves is sandwiched between wins against Manchester United, Brighton, and most recently Tottenham. However, they have great momentum right now after beating Tottenham 3-0 at Craven Cottage in their latest outing before the break. The Cottagers trail 5th-placed Spurs by 15 points and a top 6 spot looks well out of reach, but will see this game against a struggling Sheffield United as a huge chance to climb up the table. They have no new injury issues and will bank on Rodrigo Muniz’s supreme form to continue.

Having conceded the most goals for any team this season and languishing at the bottom of the table, Sheffield United were anyway struggling. But they come into this game probably feeling even more bruised after the events at the Vitality Stadium in their last game before the international break. After a spell of three games before that one in which they did not score at all and conceded a combined 12 goals, the Blades finally scored before seeing a two-goal advantage slip into a 2-2 draw against Bournemouth. Mason Holgate is available against Fulham after a ban. However, the task only gets tougher against the in-form Cottagers.

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Premier League clash between Sheffield United and Fulham.

Follow all the goals and latest action from the Premier League here with The Independent. Team news and line-ups coming up shortly…

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