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                                                    Sheff Utd
                                                    Ched Evans (34 mins)
                                                    Richard Cresswell (50 mins)
                                                    2-1
                                                    Bournemouth
                                                    Zavon Hines (67 mins)

                                                    npower League 1 , Apr 7, 2012
                                                    Ground: Bramall Lane , Kickoff: 15:00 , Att 18,817

                                                    Team news

                                                    No new worries for Blades Sheffield United's automatic promotion push will not be hindered by any new injury or suspension problems when they face Bournemouth.

                                                    Manager Danny Wilson is expected to select his starting line-up from an unchanged squad as the Blades bid to increase their two-point advantage over third-placed city rivals Sheffield Wednesday.

                                                    Striker Richard Cresswell was given the all-clear to start in last week's win at Hartlepool with a broken nose and, although he was replaced by on-loan winger Michael O'Halloran for the last 15 minutes, he is expected to start alongside leading npower Championship goalscorer Ched Evans.

                                                    Harry Maguire was back in central defence at Hartlepool following a virus and is likely to resume his partnership with Neill Collins.

                                                    Strikers Will Hoskins and James Beattie provide Wilson with alternative options up front should he require them, while O'Halloran, on loan from Bolton, is pushing for his first start after two substitute appearances.

                                                    Bournemouth will continue to be without Matt Tubbs for the trip.

                                                    The striker, who has missed the Cherries' last five matches, underwent an operation on his hamstring during the week and, while the procedure was successful, the club's record signing has been ruled out for the remainder of the campaign.

                                                    Caretaker manager Paul Groves will also be unable to call on Charlie Daniels, whose recovery from a broken bone in his foot is progressing well although the visit to Bramall Lane comes too soon for the defender to make his comeback.

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                                                    Last modified 17:42 07/04/12

                                                    Sharp Blades pick off Cherries Ched Evans and Richard Cresswell scored either side of half-time to give Sheffield United their fourth straight win as Bournemouth were beaten 2-1 at Bramall Lane.

                                                    The victory saw United reclaim second place from city rivals Sheffield Wednesday who briefly went above them in the table with a 2-0 win at Huddersfield earlier in the day.

                                                    Early pressure from the home side saw Evans have a shot blocked and Kevin McDonald fire over from a good position after playing a one-two with Cresswell.

                                                    United took the lead after 34 minutes when Matt Lowton's cross was knocked down by Cresswell and Evans volleyed in from around eight yards out for his 32nd goal of the season.

                                                    Evans turned provider five minutes after the break when his low cross from the byline found Cresswell who bundled the ball over the line from close-range.

                                                    Team Line-ups

                                                    Sheff UtdRating
                                                    Player rating out of ten Player name Substitution Did they score? Player's disciplinary record Rating
                                                    1 Steve Simonsen
                                                    2 Matthew Lowton
                                                    19 Harry Maguire
                                                    15 Neill Collins
                                                    32 Matthew Hill
                                                    14 Lee Williamson
                                                    27 Kevin McDonald
                                                    8 Michael Doyle
                                                    28 Stephen Quinn(sub 81)
                                                    9 Ched Evans Goal
                                                    17 Richard Cresswell(sub 57) Goal
                                                    Substitutes
                                                    13 Mark Howard
                                                    11 Ryan Flynn(sub 81)
                                                    21 Chris Porter
                                                    29 Michael O'Halloran(sub 57)
                                                    30 Marcus Williams
                                                    BournemouthRating
                                                    Player rating out of ten Player name Did they score? Player's disciplinary record Substitution Rating
                                                    23 Darryl Flahavan
                                                    18 Simon Francis
                                                    34 Miles Addison
                                                    3 Steve Cook
                                                    22 Scott Malone
                                                    4 Shaun Cooper
                                                    7 Marc Pugh(sub 55)
                                                    16 Shaun MacDonald
                                                    30 Zavon Hines(sub 75) Goal
                                                    8 Harry Arter(sub 45)
                                                    9 Wesley Thomas
                                                    Substitutes
                                                    12 Wes Fogden(sub 45)
                                                    14 Lyle Taylor(sub 75)
                                                    15 Steven Gregory
                                                    32 Donal McDermott(sub 55)
                                                    40 Stephane Zubar

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