Sheffield United beat Blackburn Rovers to progress to semi-finals


Sheffield United got here from behind twice to edge Blackburn Rovers 3-2 in an entertaining males’s FA Cup quarter-final after Tommy Doyle’s excellent 91st-minute strike on Sunday booked a Wembley journey.

With the rating at 2-2 in added time, Doyle fired a shot from 25 metres that arrowed into the highest nook with keeper Aynsley Pears unable to palm it away regardless of getting a hand to it.

Sheffield United’s Tommy Doyle after scoring the winner against Blackburn Rovers in their FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday.

Sheffield United’s Tommy Doyle after scoring the winner in opposition to Blackburn Rovers of their FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday.Credit score:Getty Pictures

In a contest between two second-tier groups vying for promotion to the Premier League, Blackburn took the lead within the twenty first minute after they have been awarded a penalty for Jack Robinson’s handball after a VAR examine, which was transformed by Ben Brereton.

Blackburn’s Sam Gallagher then scored an personal purpose seven minutes later after Max Lowe’s shot from vary took a deflection off the striker’s knee to nestle within the nook of the web.

Gallagher made amends on the hour when he sprang the offside lure to place Sammie Szmodics by way of because the midfielder restored Blackburn’s lead by firing low previous keeper Wes Foderingham.


United ahead Oli McBurnie then produced a second of magic within the 81st when he turned a defender within the field, powered previous one other and slid the ball past Pears to make it 2-2 earlier than Doyle, on mortgage from Manchester Metropolis, scored his late winner.

Within the day’s different males’s quarters, top-tier Brighton have been taking part in fourth-tier Grimsby and Manchester United have been taking part in Fulham in an all-Premier League conflict.

Within the ladies’s quarter-finals, Manchester United have been too good for Lewes, overrunning the Championship aspect 3-1 – a scoreline that might have been so much worse for the house aspect had it not been for a wonderful show of goalkeeping from Sophie Whitehouse.

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