Man United vs Sheffield United
As confirmed by the Manchester Evening News, Man United played Sheffield United on Tuesday.
The match was held behind closed doors, so information about the game is limited.
However, the M.E.N have reported on the key findings from the match.
What was the final score?
The match was held at Man United’s training facilities at Carrington.
Man United ended up beating the Blades 3-1.
Andreas Pereira, Mason Greenwood and Angel Gomes all found the target for the Red Devils.
Who was in the Man United XI?
The M.E.N report that 14 Man United players were involved in the Sheffield United clash.
Man United’s starting XI was reportedly as follows:
Sergio Romero, Diogo Dalot, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Matteo Darmian, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Andreas Pereira, Angel Gomes, Alexis Sanchez and Mason Greenwood.
James Garner also took part in the match.
Who didn’t play for Man United?
Most of the Man United squad who took part in the 1-1 draw at Wolves weren’t involved against Sheffield United.
In addition, neither Marcos Rojo nor Fred took part in the friendly.
Rojo’s omission is perhaps the more eye-catching, as the Argentine has been linked with a possible Old Trafford exit this summer.
As for Fred, the 50 million pound midfielder has yet to feature for United this season.
Who played for Sheffield United?
Regarding the Blades, it’s claimed that Ravel Morrison played against his former employers.
Summer signings Phil Jagielka and Ollie McBurnie were also involved in the midweek clash.
Other points of note
– Man United’s XI against Sheffield United reportedly cost £130.8 million.
– Paul Pogba watched the match from the sidelines.