Final-place Sheffield United overcame the sending-off of Phil Jagielka to beat lackluster Aston Villa 1-0 on Wednesday in what’s more likely to show solely a comfort victory on its means out of the Premier League.
Main 1-0 because of David McGoldrick’s close-range strike within the thirtieth minute, United was decreased to 10 males within the 57th when Jagielka introduced down Anwar El Ghazi because the Villa winger charged towards the penalty field.
Referee Robert Jones initially gave a yellow a card to Jagielka however modified that to a pink after being suggested by VAR to have a look at the incident once more on the pitchside monitor. Jagielka was deemed to have denied a goal-scoring alternative because the final man.
Villa piled on the strain within the last half-hour however, with captain and star midfielder Jack Grealish out due to damage, lacked any creativity and leading edge to interrupt down the hosts.
United’s fourth win of the season moved the crew onto 14 factors, three behind next-to-last West Bromwich Albion however nonetheless 12 adrift of security.
Villa stayed ninth, lacking the possibility to shut inside two factors of the European qualification positions.
McGoldrick’s purpose got here when he turned the ball dwelling from contained in the six-yard field after assembly a drive by George Baldock which may have been a shot versus a go.