Blades close gap on Charlton

Sheffield United closed the gap on Charlton to four points at the top of League One with a 4-0 win over Yeovil on Tuesday night.

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Williamson: Second-half brace

Williamson: Second-half brace

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Goals from Richard Cresswell and Michael Doyle gave Danny Wilson's men a two-goal lead at half-time with Lee Williamson scoring twice in the second half.

Cresswell (18) opened the scoring with a firm downward header after getting on the end of a cross from Stephen Quinn. Keeper Steve Simonsen then protected United's lead with a good save down to his right from Andrew Williams.

Doyle had a header saved before he found the net in the 37th minute with a well-struck effort from 25 yards and Williamson (47) scored with a shot from just inside the area to make it 3-0.

Yeovil rarely posed an attacking threat with Williams shooting wide and Paul Huntington putting a header just over.

Matt Lowton headed wide before Williamson (87) rounded off the scoring with a shot from an acute angle which deflected off keeper Rene Gilmartin's leg.

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