Sunderland vs Middlesbrough Live Score Premier League 2016 Live Streaming MID v SUN Match Preview Prediction 21st August: It is the second match day of the Premier League and today we have Sunderland playing against Middlesbrough at the Stadium of Light.
This is the first game of the second day of the second match day, and as it is a Sunday, everyone would be watching this. Sunderland lost their opening day fixture and are currently 17th on the table with 0 points whereas Middlesbrough drew their first game and are 12th on the table with 1 point. Both teams have yet to register their first win and will be going out all guns blazing in this game.
Sunderland vs Middlesbrough Live Score
21st August 2016 at 18:00 (IST).
Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England
SUN vs MID Preview
Sunderland just managed to survive in the league last season, and they would want to improve from that this time around. They did not have the best of starts in this season as they lost their opening day fixture against Manchester City by 2-1.
Sunderland had two players injured before the commencement of this game and Jack Rodwell, and John O’Shea were brought in by the manager. Sunderland gave away an early penalty in the 4th minute as Sterling was brought down by Van Aanholt and Sergio Aguero converted from the spot with ease.
After a lot of struggle Sunderland was able to equalize as Jermain Defoe scored in the 71st minute of the game. Rodwell provided the through ball which eventually gave his side the lead as Defoe was 1v1 with the keeper and he made no mistake. But as the match was reaching towards the end as McNair conceded an own goal on his debut for the team and City won the game by 2-1.
Middlesbrough played against Stoke City in their opening day fixture and was able to manage a draw out of it. Negredo made his debut for Middlesbrough as well as De Roon, Barragan and Victor Valdes.Sunderland vs Middlesbrough Live Score
Middlesbrough broke through in the 11th minute of the game as Negredo scored on his debut for the team. Then Stoke City tried their best to make a comeback and after a series of attempts, they were able to equalize as Shaqiri scored in the 67th minute of the game and made it 1-1. Both teams tried their best but were not able to find that deciding goal and the match ended in a draw.
Mannone, Kone, Love, Aanholt, Kaboul, Gooch, O’Shea, Rodwell, Watmore, Borini, Defoe.
Valdes, Barragan, Nsue, Friend, Gibson, De Roon, Ramirez, Clayton, Adomah, Downing, Negredo.
SUN vs MID Prediction
Both the teams need a win and will go for it.
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