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Wilder expects tough contest

24 December 2019

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Chris Wilder expects a different proposition from Nigel Pearson's Watford to the team the Blades played earlier in the campaign.

United took a point from the contest at Vicarage Road back in October, despite dominating the ball for long periods.

But the Hornets have since appointed Pearson as boss, with the ex-Leicester manager inspiring his new club to a victory over Manchester United in their last outing.

Wilder admitted the previous encounter was a great 'learning curve' for his side, and expects the lift generated by his opposite number will ensure a really tough game for his side on Boxing Day.

Click here for the entire 29 minute press conference - only available for SheffieldUnited.TV subscribers.

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