Sheffield United vs Barnsley prediction, preview, team news and more | EFL Championship 2021-22

Both sides will want to win the game
Both sides will want to win the game
Adit Jaganathan

Sheffield United host Barnsley at Bramall Lane in the EFL Championship on Saturday, with both sides having contrasting seasons so far.

Sheffield United are currently 9th in the table, one point off the top six. Paul Heckingbottom's side have faltered of late, having only won one of their last five games. They will hope to turn things around with a win against Barnsley on Saturday.

Barnsley, on the other hand, have had a disappointing season so far and are currently 22nd in the table. Poya Asbaghi's side have been in decent form of late, having lost only one of their last six games. They will look to continue their momentum with a win against Sheffield on Saturday.

- Injury updates. 🤕 - Wisdom in training. 🤝- Looking ahead to Barnsley. 🔴Jack Lester's press conference in full ahead of tomorrow's early kick-off. 👇

This will be a great opportunity for Sheffield United to climb up the table with a win against Barnsley on Saturday.

Sheffield United vs Barnsley Head-to-Head

Sheffield United have dominated the recent head-to-head record between the two sides, having won three of their last five meetings, with Barnsley winning only one.

Sheffield came away as 3-2 winners in the reverse fixture earlier this campaign. Lys Mousset's brace and Ben Osborn's goal were enough to secure the win on the night.Meanwhile Devante Cole and Aaron Leya Iseka got on the scoresheet for Barnsley.

Sheffield United Form Guide: L-D-W-L-D

Barnsley Form Guide: W-L-D-D-W

Sheffield United vs Barnsley Team News

Morris will be a huge miss for Barnsley
Morris will be a huge miss for Barnsley

Sheffield United

Sheffield will have a host of players missing for the game on Saturday. Oliver McBurnie, Ben Davies, Chris Basham, John Basham, George Baldock, Jayden Bogle, David McGoldrick, Rhian Brewster and Jack O'Connell are all out injured.

Injured: Oliver McBurnie, Ben Davies, Chris Basham, John Basham, George Baldock, Jayden Bogle, David McGoldrick, Rhian Brewster, Jack O'Connell

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None


Carlton Morris picked up a calf injury in midweek and will miss the game on Saturday. Meanwhile, Victor Adeboyejo and Cauley Woodrow are still unavailable due to injury.

Injured: Carlton Morris, Victor Adeboyejo, Cauley Woodrow

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Sheffield United vs Barnsley Predicted XI

⏮️ Our last three-point visit to Bramall Lane. Courtesy of Sam Winnall's second half header.

Sheffield United Predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Wesley Foderingham; Jack Robinson, John Egan, Kyron Gordon; Rhys Norrington-Davies, Sander Berge, Oliver Norwood, Ben Osborn; Iliman Ndiaye, Morgan Gibbs-White; Billy Sharp

Barnsley Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Bradley Collins; Remy Vita, Mads Juel Andersen, Michal Helik, Callum Brittain; Claudio Gomes, Matty Wolfe; Quina, Amine Bassi, Callum Styles; Devante Cole

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Sheffield United vs Barnsley Prediction

Both teams have been in contrasting form of late and that should come to the fore during the game on Saturday.

We predict a tight game with neither team coming out on top in a draw.

Prediction: Sheffield United 1-1 Barnsley

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Edited by Adit Jaganathan


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