Here’s how we rated the individual Blades’ performances.
Aaron Ramsdale - Made a good save in the first half but could do little with power of Haller’s winner - 6
Chris Basham - One of the more mobile of the Blades defenders, got up and down the field in typical fashion - 7
John Egan - A vital block to deny Jarrod Bowen in the first half. Led the line well - 7
Ethan Ampadu - Taken off shortly into the second half having made little impression - 6
George Baldock - Should have scored in the first three minutes, would have changed the complexion of the game, but otherwise industrious - 6
Sander Berge - Positioned just behind the front two he was neat and tidy but needs to be involved more - 7
Oliver Norwood - Looked off the pace at times and is not impacting games as he was last season - 5
John Fleck - Back in the starting XI and while not abole to replicate last season’s form, it was good to see him back - 6
Max Lowe - Ineffective going forward and West Ham enjoyed a lot of possession down his flank - 5
Oli McBurnie - Had United’s best two chances, but wasted both shooting straight at Fabianski and then hitting the cross bar - 6
David McGoldrick - Busied himself in front of the Hammers backline but too much of a muchness to McBurnie, without getting the chances - 5
Jack Robinson (for Ampadu 62) - Unable to change the flow of the game - 5
Rhian Brewster (for Norwood 65) - Set McBurnie away for best chance if second half and stretched West Ham defence with his running into channels, but still searching for first goal - 6
John Lundstram (for Basham 76) - Like Robinson, unable to change the game - 7
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