Sheffield United player ratings see goalkeeper and first-time captain take the honours

Sheffield United gave Manchester United a fright at Old Trafford before falling to a 4-2 defeat.

The hosts had to come from behind twice as the Blades produced a performance showing much of the character missing against Burnley at the weekend.

Wes Foderingham – he might have conceded four but it was an excellent performance on his return to the side 8

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Jayden Bogle – good anticipation and a good finish to put his side 1-0 up 7

Mason Holgate – stuck to his task well 6

Anel Ahmedhodzic – set a good tone with an early block 7

Auston Trusty – conceded the penalty with a risky tug of Harry Maguire's shirt 6

Ben Osborn – made Ben Brereton Diaz's second 6

TOP PERFORMER: Sheffield United goalkeeper Wes FoderinghamTOP PERFORMER: Sheffield United goalkeeper Wes Foderingham
TOP PERFORMER: Sheffield United goalkeeper Wes Foderingham

Gustavo Hamer – played some good passes 7

Oliver Arblaster – captain for the day led from the front in his tackling and his passing 8

Andre Brooks – withdrawn at the interval 6

Ben Brereton Diaz – relentless running and a goal to boot 7

Cameron Archer – led the line well 6


Vinicius Souza (for Brooks, HT) – did a job 5

James McAtee (for Archer, 62) – worrying to see him go off injured again 5

Oliver Norwood (for Bogle, 77) – N/A

Will Osula (for Diaz, 87) – N/A

Not used: Grbic, Slimane, Larouci, Curtis, Hampson.

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