Derby County 2 Sheffield United 0 - player ratings

Two high-quality Tom Lawrence goals condemned Sheffield United to a 2-0 defeat at Derby County.
WORKRATE: But Sander Berge was unable to provide quality in midfieldWORKRATE: But Sander Berge was unable to provide quality in midfield
WORKRATE: But Sander Berge was unable to provide quality in midfield

It was a really poor performance from the Blades, whose two shots on target both came in the second half.

Wes Foderingham - hardly had anything to do but was beaten by two high-quality finishes 6

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Chris Basham - a couple of good last-ditch interventions in the first half and a dribble 6

John Egan - a threat when he went up for long throw-ins but not up to his usual defensive standards 5

Jack Robinson - his long throws were a useful weapon but weak defensively 5

Jayden Bogle - like his team, he saw plenty of the ball in the first half and did not do enough with it 5

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Sander Berge - worked hard, tracking back, but when Stuart McCall needed something extra, he was given the hook 6

Oliver Norwood - ineffectual ih midfield 5

Rhys Norrington-Davies - unable to provide much penetration down the left, finished at centre-back 5

Iliman Ndiaye - the Blades were unable to get him into the game 5

David McGoldrick - unable to provide the quality the game and his team so badly needed 5

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Billy Sharp - headed his team's best chance straight at the goalkeeper 4.


Rhian Brewster (for McGoldrick, 68) - had forgotten he came on 4

Conor Hourihane (for Berge, 68) - the midfield was crying out for quality but he was unable to provide it 4

Ben Osborn (for Robinson, 83) - N/A

Not used: Stevens, Burke, Eastwood, Gordon.

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