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Sheffield United 3 Europa Point 0: Slavisa Jokanovic gets off to a winning start as Blades boss in opening friendly UK News

Slavisa Jokanovic takes charge of her first friendly as Sheffield United boss tonight (Sheffield United)

Goals from John Egan, Lys Mousset and Tyler Smith sealed the victory for the Blades who made 11 halftime changes to give a number of their young stars a hold.

This is how the action unfolded.

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and the Blades came out the winners 3-0 – it could have been a lot more, but it’s more minutes in the legs at this point than the score. The Blades made a bunch of changes, including 11 at halftime, but their intensity didn’t wane and increased in the second half as Slav’s young Blades looked to impress the new manager. Thanks for joining us and be sure to check out The Star’s website for a full match report and Jokanovic’s reaction after his first match in charge.

as Smith wastes a good opening as the ball bounces its way into the box – this comes from a good pass over Baldock for Freeman, his cross was deflected onto Smith’s path but he couldn’t push it that over the bar

as his cross from the right is deflected back he made a real impression in this second half on the right side and could be a player to watch in the future after making his senior debut last season

Jebbison almost robbed a goal

as he challenges a Point defender who was heading towards his own goal, the ball rolled dangerously close to crossing the line before the goalkeeper stopped it and the whistle was whistled anyway, so that wouldn’t have counted

after crossing Point’s defense into the area, defenders appeared to be afraid to approach him before his left-footed effort was deflected for a corner from which Point cleared the ball from the line for the second time of this match.

throughout as Gordon and Lopata both get up in the middle either looked like they had a free head but he goes all the way and bounces back for a goal kick

saw Brunt leave for Broadbent as Seriki forces the goalkeeper to make a smart save at his nearby post after getting around his man – it looked like the keeper had touched but a goal kick was given

and United are back in the groove right away, almost going forward when Lowe slashed Baldock’s cross at back bat and was well denied by the Point keeper.

as both groups of players enjoy a well-deserved drink under the scorching Spanish sun, midway through the second half

on Slater’s run behind, but his pass is too heavy and luck will beg

As United enjoy sloppy play at the back of Europa, Freeman looks to get around his man and on his left foot but his shot is blocked

and Smith eventually achieves his goal, finishing confidently in the far corner after a great job from Max Lowe to get around his man, then find Smith with a nice slit pass inside – just ahead of the hour and the Blades are three for the good

Baldock’s ball over it

looking to pick Smith’s run, but goalkeeper Europa is quick to come together as young Blade looked to capitalize

as the Blades corner on the left comes up to him in the middle as it looked like he would be cut off, the center-half swings a leg at him but cannot test the Point keeper

Blades seeing a lot of bullet

Now that the opposition is starting to tire, Zak Brunt is heavily involved in midfield after Dan Jebbison blocked a snapshot

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