Sheffield United 0 Yeovil Town 2 - No home comforts for off-colour Blades

Blades boss Danny Wilson
Blades boss Danny Wilson
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League One promotion chasers Sheffield United welcome Yeovil Town. Follow the action here.

A SECOND-HALF double from Paddy Madden ensured more pain at the Lane for Sheffield United, who fluffed their lines in a disappointing 2-0 home reverse to Yeovil.

Madden’s brace extended the Blades’ winless run to three matches in the league, while they slumped to a second successive home reverse in the process.

Madden wasted the best chance of a poor opening period following a weak back-header from Harry Maguire, while at the other end, United struggled to carve out any clear-cut opportunities.

But Madden atoned five minutes after the break when he cut inside and hit a low angled drive past George Long.

The Blades were left with a mountain to climb in the 66th minute when a blunder by George Long, who failed to control Danny Higginbotham’s back pass, allowed Madden to tap in the second in the 66th minute.