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West Bromwich Albion v Sheffield United Live Commentary, 28/11/2020

1 - 0
C. Gallagher (13)
The Hawthorns


That's all for tonight, goodbye!
This win means West Brom move out of the relegation zone into 17th position, whilst Sheffield remain bottom of the league with just the one point this season. Bilic's side host Crystal Palace next weekend, whilst Sheffield United host Leicester City.
West Brom pick up their first win of the season after Gallagher's goal makes the difference for the Baggies. Sheffield United had plenty of chances to get back into the game, most notably Mousset's miss from 6 yards out deep into stoppage time, but their luck wasn't in tonight. 
90' + 7' FULL TIME: West Brom 1-0 Sheffield United
90' + 5' Brewster tries his luck from distance but it's a comfortable save for Johnstone.
90' + 3' West Brom are holding on for their lives as Sheffield pile on the pressure late on.
90' There will be seven minutes added on.
88' The Blades are desperately pushing for an equaliser but West Brom are standing firm.
Matheus Pereira
Yellow Card
West Bromwich Albion
86' Pereira is booked for time wasting.
85' Ramsdale makes a good save to deny Robson-Kanu.
82' CLOSE! McBurnie drills a shot at goal but Johnstone makes an excellent diving save.
81' It's end to end as the game draws closer to the end, both teams know how vital the points are tonight.
78' Wilder's changes suggest his side are going all out for an equaliser whilst Bilic is looking to hold onto the lead heading into the final 10 minutes.
M. Phillips
C. Townsend
West Bromwich Albion
75' SUBSTITUTION: Townsend OFF Phillips ON
F. Krovinović
K. Ahearne-Grant
West Bromwich Albion
75' SUBSTITUTION: Grant OFF Krovinovic ON
L. Mousset
O. Burke
Sheffield United
74' SUBSTITUTION: Burke OFF Mousset ON
72' After some treatment for Johnstone, play now resumes.
69' Sheffield have a flurry of corners that come to nothing and now Johnstone is down on the floor after a clash of heads with Egan.
68' Townsend is down injured.
H. Robson-Kanu
C. Robinson
West Bromwich Albion
65' SUBSTITUTION: Robinson OFF Robson-Kanu ON
J. Lundstram
K. Bryan
Sheffield United
63' SUBSTITUTION: Bryan OFF Lundstram ON
63' WHAT A MISS! Baldock picks the ball up in the box and gets his shot all wrong with the ball flying over the bar!
60' Bartley clears the ball well under pressure from Brewster.
J. Egan
Yellow Card
Sheffield United
58' Egan is booked for a foul on the edge of the box.
55' 7 - Matheus Pereira has created seven chances so far against Sheffield United, the most by a player in a single Premier League game so far this season. Strings.
R. Brewster
O. Norwood
Sheffield United
54' SUBSTITUTION: Norwood OFF Brewster ON
52' SAVED! Bartley heads towards goal from a corner but Ramsdale is there to tip the ball behind for another corner.
49' McBurnie's shot is deflected behind for a corner kick.
47' Robinson wins a corner for the Baggies.
46' We're underway for the second half.
As it stands, West Brom are on their way to their first Premier League win of the season and will move out of the relegation zone into 17th position, whilst Sheffield United will remain rock bottom in 20th.
The Blades will be kicking themselves after having three great chances to score in the opening ten minutes, but it's the hosts who find themselves in the lead after an excellent strike from Gallagher gives Baggies a 1-0 lead heading into the second half.
45' + 2' HALF TIME: West Brom 1-0 Sheffield United
45' + 1' Pereira drags a shot wide from the edge of the box.
45' There will be two minutes of added time at the end of this half.
44' Bartley is down on the floor after clashing with McBurnie in the air.
41' Berge flashes a shot wide of the post. 
39' Lowe wins a corner after his shot is blocked by Furlong.
37' Sheffield work the ball into a good position but Basham's cross is overhit.
34' OFF THE LINE! Baldock clears the ball off the line after it broke free inside the penalty box.
31' Sheffield are still pushing for an equaliser but have dropped off significantly from the opening 10 minutes.
28' Ivanovic wins the ball and does well not to foul Burke after the striker seemed to be through on goal.
26' 43% - Three of West Brom's seven Premier League goals this season have come from outside the box, the highest share of any side in the division. Chancers.
23' West Brom are growing in confidence now and are starting to gain a foothold in this match.
S. Berge
Yellow Card
Sheffield United
18' Yellow Card Sander Gard Bolin Berge
18' Grant is down injured and receiving treatment.
16' WHAT A SAVE! Burke flicks on a header at the near post and Johnstone tips the ball over! 
14' That goal is completely against the run of play. The hosts haven't got going at all yet find themselves ahead.
C. Gallagher
West Bromwich Albion
13' GOALLL! GALLAGHER OPENS THE SCORING! He scores his first goal for the Baggies with a brilliant strike from the edge of the box, low into the bottom corner.
O. Norwood
Yellow Card
Sheffield United
10' Norwood is booked for a high boot as he challenged Gallagher.
8' The Blades have started brightly here, putting the hosts under real pressure in the opening 10 minutes.
6' Baldock drills the ball towards goal after some good work from Burke but Bartley is in the way.
5' It's a big night for Bryan who has started well on his Premier League debut in the Sheffield defence.
4' Fleck receives the ball on the edge of the box but his shot zips wide of the far post.
B. Ivanović
Yellow Card
West Bromwich Albion
2' An early booking for Ivanovic with a terrible tackle on McBurnie.
2' CHANCE! Burke almost opens the scoring for the visitors after the ball is flicked through to him but his shot is wide.
1' We're underway at The Hawthorns.
The players are making their way onto the pitch with kick off just moments away.
Blades' goalkeeper Ramsdale is yet to keep a clean sheet for his side since joining the club in the summer, a run of 12 games in all competitions. 
Chris Wilder makes two changes from the side that lost to West Ham as McGoldrick and Ampadu make way for Bryan and Burke.
Slavan Bilic makes just one change from the 1-0 defeat to Manchester United last weekend with Diangana being dropped to the bench in place of former Blades striker Robinson.
SUBSTITUTES: Michael Verrips, Phil Jagielka, John Lundstram, Ben Osborn, Lys Mousset, David McGoldrick, Rhian Brewster.
Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Aaron Ramsdale; Chris Basham, John Egan, Kean Bryan; George Baldock, John Fleck, Sander Berge, Oliver Norwood, Max Lowe; Oliver McBurnie, Oliver Burke.
SUBSTITUTES: David Button, Dara O’Shea, Matthew Phillips, Grady Diangana, Rekeem Harper, Filip Krovinovic, Hal Robson-Kanu.
West Brom XI (5-4-1): Sam Johnstone; Darrell Furlong, Kyle Bartley, Semi Ajayi, Branislav Ivanovic, Conor Townsend; Mattheus Pereira, Romaine Sawyers, Conor Gallagher, Callum Robinson; Karlan Grant.
The Baggies host the Blades at The Hawthorns tonight with both sides having failed to win a Premier League game so far this season, occupying both 19th and 20th position in the table.
Good evening, we'll have coverage of tonight's Premier League clash between West Brom and Sheffield United coming up with kick off only 30 minutes away.