Sunderland Stats: Home Under the Hammers

Sunderland come into this game against high-flying West Ham still looking for their first Premier League win of the season and languishing bottom of the league. Opponents West Ham find themselves sitting in third place in the league after impressive away wins at Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Bogey Teams and Contrasting Halves

After exiting the Capital One Cup during the week, against Manchester City, Sunderland will be looking to record their first league win of the season at Old Trafford against second placed Manchester United. In the Premier League era, Sunderland have only ever beaten the Red Devils twice – 1-0 during the Great Escape in 2014 and a 2-1 win at Roker Park in 1997. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Slow Starts and Five-Star Defoe

Sunderland come into this game against newly promoted Bournemouth on the back of a 1-0 home defeat against Tottenham Hotspur and without a league win so far this season. Opponents Bournemouth have won one game so far but lost their most recent match against Norwich City. Bournemouth will become the 43rd different team Sunderland have played against in the Premier League. [More]