Sheffield United are in desperate relegation strife

A Championship return beckons for Sheffield United.

Can Sheffield United pull off the great escape?

News Insights

  • Sheffield United have struggled in the Premier League this season.
  • The Blades have won just two games all campaign.
  • Former manager Chris Wilder was brought back in December to stop the rot.
  • Sheffield United are currently 10 points adrift from Premier League safety.

Premier League survival is often touted as one of the toughest tasks in world football and so Sheffield United have found it this season. 
The Blades produced some superb football to climb back into the top-flight under Paul Heckingbottom last season but have struggled hugely this term. 
Chris Wilder was brought in to steady the ship in December, but the club legend has, as yet struggled to turn the tide. 
Getting promoted from the Championship to the Premier League is notoriously one of the hardest tasks in English football. 

Battling Blades 

A far cry from their comfortable top-half finish under Chris Wilder in 2020, Sheffield United have really struggled in the Premier League this term. 
Having picked up just two wins and four draws from 23 games played, the Blades have a disappointing points haul of just 10. 
With 10 points to Luton Town above them in 17th, Sheffield United have it all to do if they are to be playing Premier League football next term. 
Defensive Disaster 

Any side that is looking to stay up in the Premier League always needs to be sure of things defensively and Sheffield United simply haven’t done that this season. 
Sheffield United have been awful defensively this season, with the Blades a shoo-in with all soccer betting sites to concede in every game they play this term. 
A remarkable 59 goals conceded from just 23 games played has been a huge part of the issue for Sheffield United this season. 
A great escape? 

With a ten-point deficit to overturn and confidence in the camp rather low, it does look to be an impossible task for Chris Wilder and his men. 
Losing 5-0 at home to Aston Villa last time out was a real eyesore for all connected to the club and something needs to change quickly. 
The likes of James Mcatee and Ben Brereton-Diaz will certainly provide some creative spark for Sheffield United but with the Blades A$15.00 with MidasBet to stay up this season, clearly the odds are stacked against them.