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Paul Heckingbottom’s Blades were on course for victory when the revitalised McBurnie smashed home a fine strike to open the scoring in the 64th minute.
It was his fifth goal in his past six games but the visitors, inspired by veteran skipper Deeney, were not to be denied.
Troy Deeney struck Birmingham's 70th minute winner to deny Sheffield United another win
SHEFFIELD UNITED (3-5-2): Foderingham 6; Basham 6, Egan 7, Norrington-Davies 7; Baldock 6, Berge 6, Norwood 6, Doyle 6 (Brewster 64, 6), Khadra 6 (Bogle 64, 6); Ndiaye 5 (McAtee 90), McBurnie 7 (Sharp 69, 6)
Subs (not used): Davies, Arblaster, Gordon
Booked: Norwood, Bogle, McBurnie
Manager rating: Paul Heckingbottom 6
BIRMINGHAM (5-3-2): Ruddy 6; Graham 6, Colin 6, Sanderson 6, Trusty 6, Longelo 6; Bielik 6, Bacuna 6 (Mejbri 69, 6), Chong 8 (Hall 82); Deeney 7 (Bellingham 90), Hogan 6 (Jutkiewicz 90)
Subs (not used): Etheridge, Leko, James
Booked: Longelo, Mejbri, Bielik
Manager rating: John Eustace 6
They drew level in the 70th minute when the impressive Tahith Chong delivered a dangerous ball behind the United defence.
Deeney was there to collect