Sheffield United vs Blackburn Rovers tomorrow looking to avoid a second successive year being knocked out of the FA Cup by non-league opposition.
Barnet were the victors last season at Bramall Lane. it had been each day where Chris Wilder was left unimpressed together with his squad players.
Sheffield United are set to play their first FA Cup outing of the season on Sunday the 5th of January.
The Blades enter the competition within the 3rd round and can combat National League side Fylde at Bramall Lane.
Sheffield United have lifted the FA Cup fourfold in their history, however, they haven’t lifted the trophy for nearly 100 years, last winning it in 1925.
Fylde, on the opposite hand, haven’t compared to an FA final .
Indeed, this season’s 3rd round qualification is that the furthest they need ever gone within the competition.
To make it this far within the FA Cup Fylde have seen off Peterborough Sports by six goals to at least one within the fourth qualifying round,
Nantwich Town by one goal to nil the first round and Kingstonian by two goals to nil within the previous round.
For Fylde, they are available to Bramall Lane with three ex-Blades within the ranks. Danny Philliskirk,
Andy Taylor, and Mark Yeates are ready to line up for the non-league side.
Sheffield United vs Blackburn Rovers Team News
As mentioned, the Blades will make variety of changes for the tie. that would mean a debut for goalkeeper, Michael Verrips.
Jack Rodwell is additionally expected to form his debut. Squad players like Ben Osborn,
Phil Jagielka, and Ravel Morrison should all also play some part within the clash.
Chris Wilder has given the regular Premier League first XI the weekend off to rest.
For Fylde, they’ll bring three former Sheffield United players to Bramall Lane.
Manager Jim Bentley are going to be hoping their experience comes in handy in what is going to be a stern test for his team.
Aside from those three, Lewis Montrose and Jordan Williams are among the names within the Fylde squad with EFL experience.
Sheffield United will change their entire starting 11 for his or her FA Cup third-round tie against AFC Fylde on Sunday, says manager Chris Wilder.
Wilder said he had planned to call a “strong” team against the National League side but will make changes after his side’s festive schedule.
The Blades lost 2-0 at Liverpool on Thursday,
lost 2-0 at Manchester City on 29 December and drew 1-1 with Watford on Boxing Day .
Sheffield United vs Blackburn Rovers H2H
This is the primary competitive meeting between Sheffield United and AFC Fylde.
Sheffield United were eliminated by non-league opponents in last season’s FA Cup third round, losing 0-1 to Barnet at Bramall Lane.
On two of the past six occasions a non-league team has played faraway from range in the FA Cup at a top-flight side,
they need won (Luton at Norwich in 2013, Lincoln at Burnley in 2017).
before this, on only two of the previous 84 occasions this happened had the non-league side been victorious.
How to watch Sheffield United vs Blackburn Rovers
TV channel: BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage starting from 5pm.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.
You can also follow all the action on our live match blog with James Robson at Molineux.
Sky Bet Championship.
3:00pm, Saturday 20th August 2022.