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Chris Wilder was left wondering how he will pick his Sheffield United players after their loss to Leicester City.
Still without a win this season, the last Premier League team appeared to be heading for a valuable point against their high-flying visitors.
However, Jamie Vardy achieved a one-on-one clinical finish later to ensure Leicester took home all of the points.
While Wilder knows Leicester are a stronger team on paper, he was disappointed that his side couldn’t see the draw.
“They have better quality than us,” he said. Sky sports. “If he makes the mistakes we make in vital moments when he watches a game away, he will be punished.
“How do I select the players for this? How do I collect them from the week before and the week before?
“There is no hiding place for me or for any of my players. You have to go to the front and back.
“We shot ourselves in the foot. We also did it last week. Somehow we did it the week before. We’ve done it all season. “
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The position at the table does not lie
Leicester had more chances than the Blades, but Wilder knows there were times when his team could have done more.
Until that pattern stops, he admits that they will continue to stay lower on the chart.
“When you don’t risk creating you will be in the position we are in,” he added. “We deserve to be in this position for the moments you’ve seen today.”
However, he remains defiant that they can turn things around after his first 10 winless games.
“I’m not going to come out and tell you ‘we’re done’, so here’s my answer.”
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