SHEFFIELD UNITED misplaced floor on the Championship’s high two after a Three-1 defeat at Millwall.
The hosts took an early lead by means of Lee Gregory however David Brooks’ volley restored parity earlier than Mahlon Romeo and Jake Cooper each struck after the break.
The Blades stay third, whereas Millwall have moved as much as 18th and are seven factors away from the drop zone.
Millwall began the brighter but it surely was the high-flying guests who had the primary sight of aim on eight minutes, when John Lundstram’s strike deflected huge off his personal participant.
Brooks then went down within the field after main a Blades breakaway however obtained a warning for diving.
Millwall’s then broke the impasse on 14 minutes when a Gregory flick-on launched Jed Wallace down the appropriate, who reduce inside and fed Steve Morison.
Gregory expertly managed Morison’s return go and fired throughout aim and into the web.
Good work from Chris Basham noticed Jordan Archer save from Brooks’ weak shot as United appeared for an immediate reply.
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Basham then flashed a teasing shot throughout aim however nobody may convert.
A spell of Blades strain then got here to nothing as John Fleck’s goal-bound strike was blocked, earlier than the Lions finally cleared their strains.
Millwall nearly doubled their lead from James Meredith’s lengthy throw however a flying Jamal Blackman denied George Saville.
On 40 minutes, Mark Duffy clipped a ravishing cross-field ball for Brooks to volley residence the equaliser on the far publish.
Intricate work within the Millwall field made room for Fleck however his shot cleared the crossbar as each groups upped the tempo initially of the second half.
Neither facet may achieve a foothold as the sport grew to become scrappy in bitter situations, with Duffy and Morison each losing half-chances.
With 25 minutes to go, Gregory dispossessed a Blades defender and fed the advancing Romeo, who beat Blackman to fireside the hosts forward.
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Wallace then danced by means of the Blades defence however his toe-poke was deflected behind.
Cooper ought to have added a 3rd however failed to attach with Shane Ferguson’s inviting free-kick from the appropriate.
Millwall continued to regulate the sport and pushed for an additional aim to kill off the competition, however Wallace’s improvised flick failed to hassle Blackman.