WATCH: 'We battered Charlton and should have been 4-1 up at half-time' says Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, praised his side's reaction during their victory over Charlton after insisting his side "battered" the visitors in the first half.

Saturday, 18th March 2017, 8:31 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:06 am
Chris Wilder and Caolan Lavery
Chris Wilder and Caolan Lavery

United fell behind to Ricky Holmes' free-kick but went ten points clear of third-placed Fleetwood thanks to goals from Jack O'Connell and Danny Lafferty.

And Wilder said: We always find a way to win games. I think Charlton have got some good players, but we've got proper players. The players deserve every plaudit that gets chucked their way. We want to be relentless and keep doing what we're doing.

"I wasn't surprised that they came back with a good reaction. Charlton have some good players but, for the last 20 minutes of the first half, we battered them and should have been three or four-one up.

"At half-time, we said 'let's go again' and I thought we were pretty comfortable."

Chris Wilder and Caolan Lavery
Chris Wilder and Caolan Lavery