FT Brentford 0 Sheffield United 2: Evans at the double for Blades

Blades manager Danny Wilson.
Blades manager Danny Wilson.
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Danny Wilson saw his second-placed Sheffield United beat fellow promotion hopefuls Brentford in League One.

Defenders Harry Maguire and Matt Lowton return after serving one game bans but Lecsinel Jean-Francois (knee) is out for the season.

Midfielder Kevin McDonald (hamstring) is still ruled out.

The Blades were in front after just six minutes, top scorer Ched Evans firing home.

And the Wales striker was on the scoresheet at the start of the second half to increase the Blades’ advantage,

Brentford: Moore, Logan, Dean, Legge, Bidwell, Diagouraga, Saunders, Forshaw, Douglas, Berahino, Donaldson. Subs: Lee, Weston, McGinn, Osborne, Thompson.

Sheff Utd: Simonsen, Lowton, Maguire, Hill, Williams, Hoskins, Doyle, Williamson, Quinn, Evans, Porter. Subs: Howard, Montgomery, Beattie, Cresswell, Egan.

Referee: Christopher Sarginson (Staffordshire)

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