EPL: Burnley run riot against Sheffield, adding to Blades’ relegation woes

Sheffield United’s Premier League survival hopes is now in doubt as they suffered a dismal 4-1 defeat at the hands of Burnley at Bramall Lane.

Despite early hopes from Sheffield, it was Burnley who made the most of their chances in the game, delivering a stunning performance that puts them within reach of a miraculous survival.

Burnley’s goalkeeper Arijanet Muric, who has faced criticism in recent weeks, redeemed himself with a series of crucial saves that kept his team in the game.

Goals from Jacob Bruun Larsen, Lorenz Assignon, Lyle Foster, and Johann Berg Gudmondsson sealed the crucial win for Burnley.


EPL: Burnley run riot against Sheffield, adding to Blades' relegation woes
Sheffield United relegation survival in doubt after defeat to Burnley – Getty image

Although Gustavo Hamer pulled one back for the hosts, the defeat leaves Sheffield United in a tough position, with their hopes of avoiding relegation hanging by a thread.

Despite a spirited start from the Blades, they were unable to convert their chances, and defensive lapses proved costly as Burnley seized control of the game.


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