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Sheffield Utd boss Wilder: Aston Villa coaching staff applauded our players

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder was happy to see Aston Villa's coaching staff appreciate his players' performance for Saturday's 2-0 win.

John Fleck's second-half double against Aston Villa earned the Blades back-to-back top-flight wins for the first time since 2006. Jack Grealish missed a Villa penalty to end any chance of getting back into the game.

Wilder revealed: "I have to say, Dean Smith and John Terry were in the tunnel clapping our players because they recognise our players' performance today. That's a class act and people won't see that but I want to mention it.

"It was a proper second-half performance. It was a cagey first half and I don't think we had many big opportunities, but I felt it was coming before half-time and we stepped it up in the second half.

"We rode our luck with Jack Grealish missing the penalty, but I think the right result has happened today."

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