Chris Wilder’s return to the helm of Sheffield United began on a disappointing note as the Blades succumbed to a spirited 2-0 loss against Liverpool at Bramall Lane. Virgil van Dijk scored his first goal of the season, providing Jurgen Klopp’s team with a halftime lead, while Dominik Szoboszlai secured the victory with a second goal in stoppage time. This win propels Liverpool within two points of Premier League leaders Arsenal.
Liverpool closed the gap on Premier League leaders Arsenal by two points with a 2-0 victory at Bramall Lane, spoiling Chris Wilder’s return as Sheffield United’s manager. Despite the Blades’ defensive efforts under Wilder’s guidance, Liverpool took the lead in the 37th minute when Virgil van Dijk converted Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner with a volley. Although Mohamed Salah’s second-half attempt was expertly saved, Dominik Szoboszlai sealed the win in stoppage time.
The outcome maintains Liverpool’s second-place position, while Sheffield United remains anchored at the table’s bottom. Looking ahead, Liverpool faces Crystal Palace on Saturday, while Sheffield United host Brentford.