Fantastic Henderson, Wasteful Clarke – The best & the worst rated Sheffield United players vs Birmingham City

Chris Wilder

Sheffield United Player Ratings vs Birmingham: Here’s how the Blades fared

Sheffield United were only able to pick up a 0-0 draw against Birmingham City as they hit a slight bump in their travel. Sheffield are now winless in two games and manager Chris Wilder will be aiming to collect some positive results soon.

Wilder’s men threatened Birmingham’s goal on many occasions but were unable to find the back of the net. The result keeps Sheffield United at 6th place and very much in contention for the playoffs.

Sheffield United Player Ratings

Dean Henderson (8/10)

Henderson was confident and composed on the night. He made a number of important saves as well.

Chris Basham (7/10)

Basham wasn’t up to his standards in this game but did a good job in keeping Birmingham at bay.

Chris Basham

John Egan (7/10)

Egan was impressive with his defensive work and made a couple of vital last-ditch tackles as well.

Jack O’Connell (6/10)

O’Connell seemed slightly shaky on the night and often made sloppy tackles. He gave away possession as well.

George Baldock (7/10)

Baldock’s raids down the flank proved to be a handful for Birmingham but he was unable to produce a goal.

Oliver Norwood (8/10)

Norwood was brilliant with his crisp passing and distribution in the middle of the park. He ensured cohesion in the midfield.

Oliver Norwood

John Fleck (7/10)

Fleck often tracked back to support the defence and moved the ball from deep areas into the opposition half.

Marvin Johnson (8/10)

The 27-year-old created a number of opportunities going forward but none found its way into the back of the net. His pace proved to be a massive problem for Birmingham.

Mark Duffy (9/10)

Duffy picked the passes and went for goal from distance. He looked lively throughout his time on the pitch.

Leon Clarke (6/10)

Clarke wasted a number of opportunities up front and gave away possession cheaply.

Billy Sharp

Conor Washington (7/10)

Washington gave a good go but he didn’t find his scoring feet on the night.

Substitutes

David McGoldrick (6/10)

The Irish international’s energy posed a threat for Birmingham City but he lacked the end product.

Billy Sharp (6/10)

Sharp was sent on in search of a winning goal but he was unable to influence the play.

Read More: Go for it Wilder – This £12m Championship star could be an ideal strike partner for Clarke

Ben Woodburn (6/10)

Woodburn twisted and turned as he beat defenders in the final third. But he didn’t have enough time to make an impact on the game.

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