Highlights: Burnley vs Sheff Utd 1-1 John Egan’s fine late equaliser saves Sheffield United

Burnley 1-1 Sheff Utd Highlights and reports

John Egan’s fine late equaliser saved Sheffield United a point as they drew 1-1 at Burnley in the Premier League.

Burnley got the opener through defender James Tarkowski, stabbing home at the far post after Jay Rodriguez flicked on Dwight McNeil’s free-kick (43).

McNeil missed the chance to make it 2-0 in the second half, and moments later United were level through Egan’s fine right-footed finish at the far post (80).

Highlights: Burnley vs Sheff Utd 1-1

Team news

Burnley made two changes as Rodriguez and Long replaced Mee and Cork
Sheff Utd were unchanged from the 3-1 win over Spurs.

Burnley vs Sheff Utd 1-1 Player ratings

Burnley: Pope (6), Bardsley (6), Tarkowski (8), Pieters (6), Taylor (6), McNeil (7), Brownhill (6), Westwood (6), Long (6), Vydra (5), Rodriguez (6)

Subs: Wood (6), Gudmundsson (NA)

Sheff Utd: Henderson (6), Baldock (6), Robinson (7), Basham (6), Egan (8), Stevens (6), Osborn (7), Norwood (6), Berge (6), McGoldrick (7), McBurnie (6)

Subs: Sharp (7), O’Connell (6), Mousset (6), Rodwell (NA)

Man of the match:

John Egan

Burnley 1-1 Sheff Utd

Opta stats

•Burnley have now drawn three of their last five home games in the Premier League (W2), this after a run of 19 games without one and their previous three draws at Turf Moor coming across a 36-game spell.

•Sheffield United have won just one of their last eight away games in the Premier League (D3 L4) never scoring more than once and failing to win any of their most recent four (D2 L2).

•Only Wolves, Liverpool and Arsenal have won more points from losing positions in the Premier League this season than Sheffield United (14).

•Burnley’s draw with Sheffield United was the first draw in the competition in 22 matches since Newcastle and Aston Villa also drew 1-1 at St James’ Park

What’s next?

Burnley now go to West Ham on Wednesday at 6pm in the Premier League, while Sheffield United host Wolves at the same time, live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event.

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