Good evening and welcome to our live text coverage of the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal from Bramall Lane! Arsenal are languishing in 11th place and haven't won a game since their North London derby victory over Spurs early last month. Meanwhile, the Blades are still glued to the bottom of the table. Their last win came 11 days prior to Arsenal's. We will be bringing you all the build-up, highlights and talking points from the match this afternoon, so stay tuned ahead of kick-off at 19:00.

Premier League / Matchday 31
Bramall Lane / 11.04.2021
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Dan Quarrell
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Dan Quarrell
Updated 11/04/2021 at 19:56 GMT
End of 2nd Half
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FULL-TIME: Sheffield United 0-3 Arsenal
The Gunners comfortably beat Sheffield United with a near-faultless performance. It obviously has to be treated with cautious optimism given how bad Sheffield United are, but it's at least a confidence boost for all involved ahead of Thursday's tricky Europa League quarter-final second leg in Prague.
90'
CHANCE!! Brilliant from Pepe, who's found space in the middle of the box. He tries to be unselfish and lay it off to Nketiah after taking an extra touch but he probably should've just been ruthless and put his foot through it!
89'
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Lacazette is brought off with a few minutes to go and Arteta will give Eddie Nketiah a run out too.
Alexandre Lacazette
Off
Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal
Arsenal
Goals2
On target2
Blocked Shots1
Fouls against2
Eddie Nketiah
On
Eddie Nketiah
Arsenal
Arsenal
85'
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Alexandre Lacazette
Goal
Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal
Arsenal
Goals2
On target2
Blocked Shots1
Fouls against2
GOAL!!! Lacazette seals it!
Partey receives the ball in midfield, turns Osborn in masterful fashion and dispatches a perfectly-timed through ball along the grass into the path of Lacazette, who clinically smashes it into the bottom left corner.
83'
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Mohamed Elneny comes on for Martinelli.
Gabriel Martinelli
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Gabriel Martinelli
Arsenal
Arsenal
Goals1
On target2
Blocked Shots1
Fouls1
Mohamed Elneny
On
Mohamed Elneny
Arsenal
Arsenal
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McBurnie is unable to carry on, so Lys Mousset is on for him in a like-for-like swap.
Oliver McBurnie
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Oliver McBurnie
Sheffield United
Sheffield United
Fouls against1
Offsides1
Lys Mousset
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Lys Mousset
Sheffield United
Sheffield United
80'
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Mari is booked with the first card of the game. Didn't see why but perhaps he fouled McBurnie?
Pablo Marí
Yellow card
Pablo Marí
Arsenal
Arsenal
Yellow Cards1
Fouls against1
80'
Ampadu dinks the ball into Baldock inside the box but there wasn't a single Sheffield United player there to meet the resulting cross, with McBurnie going down likely a contributing factor.
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Gabriel Martinelli
Goal
Gabriel Martinelli
Arsenal
Arsenal
Goals1
On target2
Blocked Shots1
Fouls against1
GOAL!!! Martinelli makes it two for Arsenal!
Sheffield United have been trying to play it out from the back all game and their deservedly made it to pay for it with Lundstram's pass ending up at Pepe's feet. His shot is saved by Ramsdale and Martinelli is there to tap in the rebound.
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Saka is down after seeming to collide knees with Brewster and he's taken off for Willian as a precaution. I reckon Martinelli would've been off instead if that didn't happen.
Bukayo Saka
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Bukayo Saka
Arsenal
Arsenal
Fouls2
Fouls against1
Wide1
 Willian
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Willian
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Arsenal
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Rhian Brewster joins McBurnie in attack, as Heckingbottom tries to freshen up his strikeforce in search of an equaliser.
Oliver Burke
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Oliver Burke
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Sheffield United
Rhian Brewster
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Rhian Brewster
Sheffield United
Sheffield United
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Double substitution for Sheffield United and it's the strike duo of Burke and McGoldrick who are off. Oli McBurnie is the first to be subbed on.
David McGoldrick
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David McGoldrick
Sheffield United
Sheffield United
Blocked Shots2
Fouls1
Wide1
Offsides1
Oliver McBurnie
On
Oliver McBurnie
Sheffield United
Sheffield United
63'
Pepe has looked a constant threat cutting in from the right hand side. His cross his headed on to Lacazette, who then produces a bizarre cross that looked like a shot on goal apart from the fact that it was directed away from the box...
56'
Weaving run from Pepe and he finds Lacazette in lots of time and space on the edge of the box but he misses the target.
47'
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SAVED! Early chance for Sheffield United as Norwood's cross finds Egan who forces a save out of Leno. Replays show it hit his arm after his head. Good thing he didn't score because it would've taken hours for VAR to decide whether that was the case!
2nd Half
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Back with the second half now. Will the Blades apply more pressure or is an Arsenal win a given at this stage?
End of 1st Half
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HALF-TIME: Sheffield United 0-1 Arsenal
A first half dominated by the Gunners with a very special goal the standout moment. Sheffield United have rarely threatened but two decent opportunities so far should be enough to make Arsenal wary.