Man United stunned by home loss to bottom club Sheffield United
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Sheffield United - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - January 27, 2021 Sheffield United's Oliver Burke scores their second goal. (Photo: Pool via Reuters)
Manchester United suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat by the Premier League's bottom club Sheffield United on Wednesday (Jan 27) to leave Manchester City alone at the top of the table.
Substitute Oliver Burke grabbed the 74th-minute winner after Harry Maguire had cancelled out Kean Bryan's first-half opener for the Yorkshire side who had won just one league game all season before their trip to Old Trafford. City are top on 41 points, a point ahead of United who have played one game more.
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