Billy Sharp header takes Sheffield United past Reading after extra time

03 March 2020 10:34
The door to European football remains open to Sheffield United on two fronts. They may not need to win the FA Cup to saunter through it but Chris Wilder’s team are in the last eight after the substitute Billy Sharp breached an obstinate Reading midway through extra time. The second-tier side had equalised through a George Puscas penalty after David McGoldrick’s early goal but fell just short of an upset in a largely drab affair.Mark Bowen had called this his team’s biggest game of the season and, while a patchy turnout did not suggest their supporters agreed, he had a point. Reading have scant chance of leaving the Championship via any route so there was little excuse not to go at full tilt and he obliged with an unchanged side. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian