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2020-21 English Premier League
  • David McGoldrick (24')

McGoldrick strikes to end Sheffield United's season with a win

Relegated Sheffield United bowed out of the Premier League with a 1-0 consolation win over Burnley at Bramall Lane on Sunday, with David McGoldrick's first half strike enough to separate the sides.

Enda Stevens threaded a pass in the 24th minute to McGoldrick, who sprinted forward into the Burnley half and curled a right-footed shot from outside the box past Will Norris and into the bottom corner.

Paul Heckingbottom's Blades played with tempo and purpose, and had the opportunity to double their lead 10 minutes later when Chris Basham's powerful shot rattled the post.

Burnley lacked any real threat apart from Dwight McNeil and Chris Wood, who drew a handful of good saves from Blades goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale.

United's seventh win of the season was not enough to lift them off the bottom of the table, and they head down to the Championship with 23 points from 38 games, having lost a whopping 29 times and drawn only twice. Burnley finished 17th with 39 points.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 22 +41 56
2 Liverpool 21 +37 45
3 Chelsea 22 +28 43
4 West Ham United 22 +11 37
5 Arsenal 20 +8 35
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 +3 33
7 Manchester United 20 +3 32
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 +2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 20 0 28
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford 21 -9 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton 19 -10 19
17 Watford 19 -14 14
18 Norwich City 21 -35 13
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley 17 -11 11