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CLASSICS: Sky Blues 4-1 Sheffield United

City beat the Blades back in April 2022...

24 December 2022

The Sky Blues claimed a memorable win over the Blades towards the back end of the 2021/22 season.

City had fallen behind midway through the first half after United midfielder, Sander Berge fired Paul Heckingbottom's side in front.

However, that lead didn't last long, as just a few minutes later, Viktor Gyokeres drew City level after latching onto a Michael Rose ball over the top.

In the second half, the Sky Blues blew the visitors away with three goals in 15 minutes.

Callum O'Hare struck a brace and then Matty Godden added another in the 68th minute, which wrapped up all three points at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

Scorers: Sander Berge (16’), Viktor Gyökeres (20’), Callum O’Hare (52’, 59’), Matty Godden (68’)

Attendance: 21,732 (4274 away)

Sky Blues XI: Simon Moore (GK), Fankaty Dabo (Todd Kane 71’), Michael Rose, Kyle McFadzean (C) (Dom Hyam 68’), Jake Clarke-Salter, Ian Maatsen, Gustavo Hamer, Jamie Allen, Callum O'Hare, Matty Godden (Martyn Waghorn 81’), Viktor Gyökeres.

Unused Subs: Ben Wilson (GK), Ben Sheaf, Ryan Howley, Fabio Tavares.

Sheffield United XI: Wes Foderingham (GK), Ben Osborn (Iliman Ndiaye 78’), Kyron Gordon, John Egan, Jack Robinson, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Sander Berge, Oliver Norwood (Oliver McBurnie 65’)(Daniel Jebbison 90'), Conor Hourihane, Morgan Gibb-White, Billy Sharp (C).

Unused Subs: Adam Davies (GK), Kacper Lopata, Femi Seriki, Oliver Arblaster.

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