Sheffield United 1-0 Norwich City

Billy Sharp’s first-half header gave Sheffield United a 1-0 victory over Norwich City to lift them up to sixth in the Premier League.

Teemu Pukki came close to putting Norwich ahead on 13 minutes, but his close-range shot struck a post from a tight angle.

The Blades took the lead on 36 minutes when John Lundstram’s cross was met by captain Sharp, who headed beyond Tim Krul.

Dean Henderson made a fine double save late on to deny first Ben Godfrey and then Mario Vrancic as Sheff Utd held on.

Chris Wilder’s side have 43 points, level with fifth-placed Wolverhampton Wanderers. They move above Manchester United, who play on Sunday.

Norwich remain bottom with 21 points, seven off safety.

See: Sheff Utd report | Norwich report

Next fixtures
Sheff Utd: 14 Mar v Newcastle (A)
Norwich: 14 Mar v Southampton (H)

Referee: Simon Hooper. Assistants: Derek Eaton, Mark Scholes. Fourth official: Michael Salisbury. VAR: Lee Mason. Assistant VAR: Ian Hussin.

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