Sky Bet Championship promotion hopefuls Sheffield United have suffered a shock 5-4 defeat to Fulham at Bramall Lane.

In a thrilling match in South Yorkshire, Leon Clarke opened the scoring for the home side early on before Sheyi Ojo levelled matters just before the half hour mark. Ryan Sessegnon bagged a first half double either side of Clarke’s second goal of the match for Sheffield United as Fulham went into the interval 3-2 up.

The second half saw Fulham race into a 5-2 lead with Ojo netting his second goal of the game before Sessegnon  completed a hat-trick.

Samir Carruthers and a third from Clarke late on saw the deficit reduced to one goal but Fulham hung on for the three points.

After the match, Sheffield United fans took to Twitter to give their views on a crazy night at Bramall Lane.

Sheffield United are at home again on Saturday when Birmingham City are the visitors to Bramall Lane.

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