Sep 23, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Brisbane Road
Leyton Orient
0-1
Sheff UtdSheffield United

James (19'), Baudry (45')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Higdon (2')
Doyle (76'), Flynn (89')

Nigel Clough thrilled by Sheffield United progress

Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough praises his side after they see off Leyton Orient in the third round of the League Cup.

Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough has heaped praise on his team following their victory over Leyton Orient in the League Cup.

The Blades reached the fourth round of the competition on Tuesday night as Michael Higdon's early goal gave them a 1-0 win at Brisbane Road.

"We are delighted to have got a clean sheet and progressed to the next round," Clough told the League One club's official website.

"We told the players we needed drastic improvements after poor performances at Colchester and Swindon and apart from a couple of late efforts we limited a very good Orient side to very, very few opportunities.

"This is the benchmark of how we want to defend. Tackles were going and blocks were being made. Regardless of what we do going forward, that is how we need to defend on a consistent basis."

United are back in League One action on Saturday when they welcome Gillingham to Bramall Lane.

Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade during the Sky Bet League One match between Leyton Orient and MK Dons at The Matchroom Stadium on October 12, 2013
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