";s:4:"text";s:8900:" He scored a total of 3 goals so far in the season in the league, which places him at 5th in the Sheffield United squad's Top Scorers list. Billy Sharp celebrates scoring the equalising goal against Fulham: Simon Bellis/Sportimage "So I'm sure he'll get his chance and he'll be eager to take it, too." Only one other player has more than 200 league goals in England since 2000 and that is Wayne Rooney. Sharp's experience of scoring his first Premier League goal at the Kop end of Bramall Lane was tainted by the fact that there were no fans there to share the moment with him. After the game, Sky Sports punditry duo Curtis Davies and Keith Andrews analysed the incident and discussed a range of issues with the decision, including whether this is yet more compelling evidence of the need to introduce VAR. Trailing 3-0 after 81 minutes, West Ham scored three times to force a 3-3 draw — the equalizer coming with 20 seconds left of the four minutes of stoppage time as Manuel Lanzini arrowed a piledriver into the top corner from 25 yards (meters). The Wales forward, who has joined Tottenham on loan from Real Madrid for a second spell at the London club, came off the bench in the 72nd minute for his first appearance since signing. Despite turning 35 next February, Sharp is still regarded by many as the best finisher on United's books - and recognises similar qualities in Brewster, the England U21 international whose football career is still in its infancy. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. That is 110 fewer than it took Lambert. Brewster, 14 years Sharp's junior, made his Blades debut against Fulham following a £20m move from the Premier League champions. Aston Villa manager Dean Smith was aggrieved at Billy Sharp's second goal for Sheffield United in the dramatic 3-3 draw with the Blades at Villa Park and two pundits covering the game felt the Villa boss' complaints were vindicated. ", This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Filter by season: Overall balance 20/21 19/20 18/19 17/18 16/17 15/16 14/15 13/14 12/13 … "They were wrong but difficult, difficult decisions. But we lost two points.”. However, it did little to immediately alter the pattern of play and Mitrovic’s blushes were spared by a piece of individual brilliance from Lookman, who opened the scoring for Fulham. Sharp, who has found the back of the net more times than any other player in English football since the turn of the millennium, scored his 99th league goal for the Blades on Sunday in their 1-1 draw with Fulham.
This attacking performance currently places him at 64th out of 420 for Premier League Players who've played at least 3 matches. Fulham looked confident early on, knocking the ball around with some authority before winning a corner from which Aaron Ramsdale was forced to make a fine save to repel Tom Cairney’s shot from outside the penalty area. Revealed: The amount Sheffield United paid up front for Liverpool starlet Rhian Brewster, Sheffield Wednesday could secure striker transfer in summer window, ex-Liverpool ace could join second tier side.
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Sign up NOW for our daily Villa newsletter direct to your inbox. But Aleksandar Mitrovic thumped the ball onto the crossbar and over. Having scored seven goals against Liverpool two weeks ago, Aston Villa just needed one to see off Leicester and maintain its 100% start to the season. Substitute Billy Sharp scored a late penalty to earn Sheffield United their first point of the season in a draw with Fulham in the Premier League.
Even though Fabián Balbuena’s header and Davinson Sanchez’s own-goal made it 3-2 by the 85th, Bale had the chance to seal the win when he waltzed past two defenders to break into the penalty area only to shoot wide on the stretch. View stats of Sheffield United Forward Billy Sharp, including goals scored, assists and appearances, on the official website of the Premier League. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Television replays appeared to show Sharp had kicked the ball out of Lovre Kalinic's hands when the Croat had two hands on the ball - and to add insult to injury for Villa, he was in an offside position. Sheffield United and Fulham picked up their first point each of the Premier League campaign after a cagey 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane on Sunday. Last season his … It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. He jinked past Berge and, after a slight piece of luck to bypass Basham with a ricochet, Lookman drilled a shot past Ramsdale from inside the penalty area. "But hopefully I get the next one [and move to 100] quickly. Substitute Billy Sharp grabbed a late equaliser from the penalty spot to salvage a point for Sheffield United against Fulham in a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane. "Billy Sharp again, we said it about the first goal, he's proactive, he's looking, he's hovering around the area but from the Villa defensive line you're thinking you've held together really well. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. “Football happened,” Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said, when asked for his thoughts on the dramatic finale. Billy Sharp the saviour again for Sheffield United against Fulham as his late penalty cancels out Ademola Lookman's strike as both sides register their first points of the Premier League season "So I'm sure he'll get his chance and he'll be eager to take it, too.". "We've paid a lot of money for him, so we need to give him time. But no one really knows. No team had previously avoided defeat when 3-0 down as late as the 81st minute in the Premier League. Sharp terrorised the Villa defence to put his side 3-0 up midway through the second half and his second goal was particularly controversial. Areola made a fine save from point-blank range to keep out a McBurnie header around the half-hour mark as the Blades began to pepper Fulham’s goal once more. "We need to get him up to speed with how we play, he's a young lad but he's eager to learn and he's done well over the last few weeks. There was an average of 3.78 goals per game in the four rounds — a Premier League record for this stage of the season — and there have already been 27 goals in eight games so far this weekend, with two more matches to come in the fifth round on Monday.
Billy Sharp equalised from the penalty spot late on. “It’s really crazy at the moment,” said West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, who added that the feeling after Lanzini’s last-gasp strike was one of the best he has had in his career. Southampton twice came from behind Saturday to draw 3-3 at Chelsea, which rallied from 3-0 down for a 3-3 draw at West Bromwich Albion in the third round of games.
The "Detailed stats" tab shows a player's total appearances, goals, cards and cumulative minutes of play for each competition, and indicates the season in which it occurred. Aston Villa boss Dean Smith was furious with the officials' inability to spot Billy Sharp's foul on Lovre Kalinic for his second goal of three on the night. Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Mitrovic then spurned two further guilt-edged chances in injury time, heading wide on each occasion, ensuring a stalemate that left both sides looking for their first win this season. All rights reserved. Smith, despite seeing his side battle back for the unlikeliest of points, was seething with the officials' performances and claimed: “I’ve seen it since and Billy Sharp was offside for the cross. Villa's fourth straight victory moved the team a point behind Everton, which has played one more game.