Chris O’Grady scored the only goal as Sheffield Wednesday claimed victory in the Steel City derby.
O’Grady headed the Owls to victory in the 73rd minute after good work down the right wing from Lewis Buxton and Antonio.
More than 36,000 attended the League One derby at Hillsborough.
Gary Megson’s side cut the deficit on the Blades to two points, but United have two games in hand and still occupy the priceless, second automatic promotion spot.
For the full match report, pictures and reaction read Sports Monday, free inside tomorrow’s Yorkshire Post.