One man who has come out of the club's recent demise smelling of roses this season, more so than anyone else, is Bryan Oviedo. The 'full back' has been instrumental in both home wins, setting up three of the five goals that have been scored in front of the home crowd.
Sunderland have started the season with an upbeat tempo, but so did Simon Grayson side from 12 months ago. Can we separate the two sides this early on in the season. Yes, yes we can.
It has been a while since we've treated you to a quiz. Thanks to Lynden Gooch, we've got our next one!
Presenting - our competition winner! John kindly opted to donate his winnings to a Wearside charity yet to be chosen. If you have any ideas for whom, please let us know in the comments!
Charlie Wyke joins the ranks as the most greatly anticipated acquisition of the summer, but the player's contribution will go much deeper than his goal tally. Time to expect the unexpected?