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Sheffield United vs Arsenal LIVE: Premier League result and final score as ruthless visitors embarrass hosts

Sheffield United 0-6 Arsenal: Martin Odeagaard, Gabriel Martinelli, Kai Havertz, Declan Rice and Ben White were among the goals as the hosts fell apart at Bramall Lane to continue a record-breaking run

Jamie Braidwood
Monday 04 March 2024 22:48 GMT
Sheffield United better team than their results show - Arteta

Rampant Arsenal made history with a 6-0 win away to shambolic Sheffield United as Mikel Arteta’s side moved back to within two points of the Premier League summit.

Having seen title rivals Liverpool edge past Nottingham Forest and Manchester City defeat Manchester United, Mikel Arteta’s men knew they had to respond at the Championship-bound Blades.

Arsenal did so in style and could easily have struck more than the five first-half goals they managed at Bramall Lane, where the Monday evening mauling was completed by a Ben White thunderbolt.

This was the Gunners’ seventh straight Premier League win and saw them become the first English league side to win three consecutive away games by five or more goals.

By contrast, the Blades have now conceded five or more in four successive home games in all competitions.

Follow live updates from Arsenal vs Sheffield United in our match blog below and get the latest odds and tips on the Premier League, here


Sheffield United 0-6 Arsenal

63 mins: Ah, bad news this for Arsenal.

Gabriel Martinelli is being forced off and hobbles down the touchline, unable to put any weight on his right ankle.

Straight down the tunnel.

That’s a worry.

Jesus is on, at least. While Thomas Partey is back after a long absence. He replaces Jorginho.

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 21:26

GOAL! Sheffield United 0-6 Arsenal (WHITE 58’)


And a sixth scorer! Ben White gets in on the act!

There was some lovely football from Arsenal just before, but Rice couldn’t get his shot away.

This time Havertz brings it down wonderfully. He lays it off to White, and that is some strike! It flies into the corner off his left foot.

Arsenal have equalled their biggest Premier League away win, set at West Ham just a few weeks ago!

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 21:19

Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

53 mins: Chance! Vieira bursts down the right and clips a cross back towards Martinelli.

The winger leaps and connects with the volley, but can’t direct his effort back towards goal.

Arsenal want more...

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 21:14

Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

50 mins: Arsenal haven’t even scored a set-piece yet...

Rice stands over a corner from the left but Souza heads away.

There are a lot of empty seats at Bramall Lane as the second half begins.

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 21:12

Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

Back underway!

Saka is off for Arsenal. He wasn’t on the scoresheet tonight but the winger gets a well deserved rest.

Fabio Vieira replaces him.

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 21:09

HALF TIME! Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

On Sky Sports, Jamie Carragher called Sheffield United a “disgrace” after one of the “most one-sided performances I’ve ever seen”.

The Blades were also beaten 8-0 by Newcastle at Bramall Lane in the Premier League earlier this season.

The Premier League record for a win is 9-0.

Sheffield United set unwanted football record with Arsenal hammering

Sheffield United were on the wrong end of one of the most one-sided first halves in Premier League history

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 21:07

HALF TIME! Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

Sheffield United set an unwanted record when they became the first team in English football history to concede five goals in four consecutive home games across all competitions.

Chris Wilder’s side, who are bottom of the Premier League, conceded five goals against high-flying Arsenal before half-time - as Mikel Arteta’s side ran riot at Bramall Lane.

The Blades had also suffered a 5-2 defeat to Brighton in the FA Cup, a 5-0 defeat to Aston Villa in the Premier League, and another 5-0 defeat to Brighton in the Premier League (this time with 10 men).

And Arsenal set their own Premier League record as they became the first English league side to win three consecutive away games by a margin of five or more goals.

The Gunners also beat Burnley 5-0 and West Ham 6-0.

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 20:58

HALF TIME! Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

A record-breaking first half.

Arsenal are loving it. Sheffield United can’t wait for it to end.

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 20:52

Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal

41 mins: Well, that’s history, and it’s arrived before half-time!

Sheffield United are now the first team in English Football League history to concede five goals in four consecutive home games.

Arsenal are the first team to score five goals in four consecutive away games.


Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 20:42

GOAL! Sheffield United 0-5 Arsenal (RICE 39’)


It’s FIVE before half-time! Saka cuts through Sheffield United again down the right wing.

He cuts it back into the box and picks out Rice, who guides his finish past Grbic.

Jamie Braidwood4 March 2024 20:39

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