Championship (Week 5) : Sheffield United defeats Derby County 3-1

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ENGLAND, Aug. 26, 2017 (AMP) — Championship / Match day 5: Two wins in a row for Sheffield United. After their 1-0 win against Barnsley on August 19, the Blades continued their sensational form in the Championship with a 3-1 victory over Derby County this Saturday.

Billy Sharp scored dual goals

Sheffield United dominated the first half thanks to goals from Sharp ('4) and Russell ('39 own). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Blades further widened their lead in the second period with another goal by Sharp in stoppage time.

Sheffield United FC climbed to fifth place with 9 points from 5 games, tie on points with Nottingham Forest FC, which has a game in hand.

View : Full Championship table (as of August 26, 2017) »

PldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Cardiff City5500102815
2Ipswich Town540196312
3Wolverhampton Wanderers531174310
4Nottingham Forest43018629
5Sheffield United53025419
6Leeds United42205238
7Preston52212118
8Hull521212757
9Middlesbrough52124317
10QPR52126607
11Reading52125507
12Derby County521257-27
13Bristol City51317616
14Fulham51314316
15Barnsley52037706
16Sheffield Wednesday51314406
17Millwall51228625
18Aston Villa512279-25
19Sunderland512258-35
20Birmingham City511336-34
21Burton Albion511349-54
22Norwich City5113612-64
23Brentford502359-42
24Bolton Wanderers5023410-62

Fixtures and Results : Championship 2017-2018

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Overview

Sheffield United FC

Derby County FC

Sheffield United
3:1
Derby County
3:1 (2:0)
  • 26 August 2017
  • 15:00
  • Sheffield

Table

PosTeamPts
1Cardiff City15
2Ipswich Town12
3Wolverhampton Wanderers10
4Nottingham Forest9
5Sheffield United9

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Week 5 Results

Friday 25 August 2017
Bristol City1-1Aston Villa
Hull4-0Bolton Wanderers
Saturday 26 August 2017
Millwall4-0Norwich City
Ipswich Town0-2Fulham
Birmingham City0-2Reading
Sheffield United3-1Derby County
Burton Albion1-1Sheffield Wednesday
Middlesbrough0-0Preston
Barnsley3-0Sunderland
Cardiff City2-1QPR
Brentford0-0Wolverhampton Wanderers
Nottingham Forest17:30Leeds United
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