It took the Blades 50 minutes to break through the resilient defense of Wrexham as Ahmedhodzic Anel fired the ball past Lainton from close range.
Paul Mullin found the equalizer from the spot just an hour before the excellent strike of Adam Davies, saving the chance of leaving no mark.
However, in the 71st minute, Mullin had another opportunity to score from a penalty kick, but the goalkeeper of Wrexham correctly anticipated Davies’ attempt to deny him this time.
Berge, Sander, and Sharp Billy sealed the victory with two stoppage-time goals, putting immense pressure on the high-flying side in the Championship, ultimately leading to their downfall.
Phil Parkinson made seven substitutions to the squad that emerged as winners at Altrincham last weekend.
Paul Mullin teamed up with Sam Dalby, Andy Cannon, and James Jones in the midfield, while Jacob Mendy, Harry Lennon, and Anthony Forde joined the defense. Rob Lainton made a comeback in the goal.
Paul Heckingbottom also made some alterations, making five substitutions from their scoreless draw on Saturday against fellow Yorkshire team Rotherham.
Lainton executed a confident save, but John Egan discovered himself ascending at the rear post just like the initial match. It was the home team who appeared to exploit their home field benefit.
The home team exerted pressure on the Red Dragons by continuously delivering corners from both sides, but the defense remained resolute.
Lainton of broad fired but goal on through racing, failed interception by Mendy was capitalized by McAtee James, the hosts missed a golden opportunity to take the lead, marking the halfway point of the hour.
In the opening period, Jacob Mendy demonstrated a sudden increase in speed and provided some much-needed respite on the left side. However, the Red Dragons struggled to create scoring opportunities.
Wrexham persevered despite Ahmedhodzic’s impressive shot, which was saved brilliantly by Lainton, who once again remained steadfast. However, the pressure from the Blades kept increasing.
After a smart move by Lainton, Ahmedhodzic managed to slide past the goalkeeper and in the second half, the hosts looked to count it again, as Wrexham withstood the pressure in the first period.
The Red Dragons were roared on by the travelling faithful and got back into the game; however, it wasn’t all one-way traffic.
Mullin broke into the space within the box, and was fouled, earning a penalty. He confidently struck the ball into the net, sending the opposing fans into ecstasy.
Parkinson’s team found their rhythm and started to investigate the Blades’ defensive line, while Ben Tozer’s long throws persisted in creating difficulties.
Davies had a strong chance to make it right, but Mullin had another opportunity to level the score after ten minutes.
After Wrexham’s strong pressure, the pendulum began to swing back in the Blades’ favour, forcing Lainton to make another series of saves.
The offside call was made against him, but in the 88th minute, Sharp managed to score a goal for the home team. Even though it seemed like a close match, the hosts secured the victory in extra time with a header.