Oli McBurnie’s 90th-minute equaliser arrested a second-half Sheffield United capitulation as they salvaged a point in thrilling 3-3 draw with Manchester United at Bramall Lane.
Substitute McBurnie’s effort was allowed to stand after a VAR review found no evidence of handball, sparking delirious scenes as the Blades rescued themselves from the jaw of defeat in the most dramatic of finales.
Sheffield United looked set to pile more away-day misery on the visitors when goals in either half from John Fleck and Lys Mousset left the Blades 18 minutes away from claiming another huge Premier League scalp.
But Brandon Williams’ first Manchester United goal sparked a late collapse from the hosts that saw substitute Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford score in the space of seven minutes.
Manchester United travel to Astana in the Europa League on Thursday at 3.50pm before both clubs resume their Premier League campaigns on December 1. The Blades travel to Wolves at 2pm before Aston Villa travel to Old Trafford at 4.30pm.