Sky Bet Championship
Hull City vs Sheffield United
3:00pm Monday 22nd April
Sheffield United head to Hull on Easter Monday with the keys to the Premier League in their hands.
A dramatic Christian holy day allowed the Blades to leapfrog Leeds back in to second and that they grasp if they win their last 3 games they’re nearly sure to be back within the prime flight.
Striker and good luck charm Billy Sharp and midfielder Chris Basham (both hamstring) stay out, however John Egan returns from a one-match ban for Chris Wilder’s men.
United grasp that ejection Leeds overturning a goal distinction of six, all they have to try and do is match their Yorkshire rivals’ results.
Hull saw their outside hopes of creating the play-offs fade during a thrilling loss to West Brom. Manager Nigel Adkins is ready to be while not Markus Henriksen (back) and Reece Burke (ankle).
City area unit seven points outside the highest six with 3 games remaining.
Hull look set to be while not midfielder Markus Henriksen and defender Reece Burke for the visit of promotion-chasing Sheffield United.
The Tigers still have faint hopes of reaching the play-offs, however area unit seven points outside the highest six.
Striker Billy Sharp and midfielder Chris Basham stay out for Sheffield United with hamstring issues.
But centre-back John Egan returns from a one-match ban for Chris Wilder’s men, UN agency area unit second on goal distinction.
H2H Hull City vs Sheffield United
Hull are looking to win consecutive home league games against Sheffield United for the first time since October 1983.
Sheffield United last completed a league double over Hull during the 2005-06 season, when the Blades won promotion to the Premier League under Neil Warnock.
No side is on a current longer unbeaten run in the Championship on home soil than Hull , who have won nine and drawn three of their last 12 such matches; the Tigers last lost at the KCOM Stadium back in November against Nottingham Forest (0-2).
Sheffield United have only lost one of their seven league Yorkshire derbies this season (W3 D3 L1), a 0-1 defeat at home to Leeds in December.
Score Prediction: Hull City 1-3 Sheffield United