Rochdale came to the Stadium of Light without scoring a goal in their past 5 games, their management and fanbase talking about how unlucky they have been in recent results despite good performances and as well as that, they sat at the bottom of the table. In the recipe of all things typically Sunderland, that often means that this Rochdale team would rock up and take the 3 points yesterday.
Another win and, more astonishingly, another clean sheet. That's four wins in five games with a clean sheet featuring in all of those victories. Championship, anyone?
Charlie Wyke once again secure three points for a Sunderland side clearly struggling with injuries at the back. It's a massive win the context of the league - here is our Player Ratings & Comments feature....
The good vibes couldn’t last forever could they?
Sunderland's three game winning streak came to an end at Alexandra Stadium after a dreadful first half.
Ex-Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is set to star in a Till I Die-style documentary to air on Disney+. The veteran coach has been manager of Feyenoord since the autumn of 2019.
That right there is the type of performance we want to see from Sunderland in League One; Composed, professional and without much to really write and complain about. Another win and another bogey team struck off of the list as Simon Grayson’s Fleetwood succumbed to defeat at the Stadium of Light.
I think you can call last night as comprehensive 2-0 win as they come. Our Player Ratings & Comments feature is back, have your say by getting involved!
After a fantastic performance against Doncaster, a ticket to Wembley booked midweek and a takeover announced, well, you wouldn’t be a Sunderland fan if you didn’t think it’d culminate with a loss to Burton Albion because a good week doesn’t exist around these parts, does it?
Three points again as Sunderland solidify their play-off position, surely with one eye on the top two who sit just eight and nine points ahead.