Sunderland are hoping to end a nine month wait for a home victory and pick up three vital points in their Championship clash with Cardiff. On December 17 last year, then-Premier League Sunderland defeated Leicester City 2-1 at the Stadium of Light. It was the last time the Wearside fans saw their side win on home turf.
Sunderland’s miserable run of form continued with a 2-1 defeat to Cardiff City on Saturday. Led by youngster Lynden Gooch , the Black Cats did at least show the fight to claw their way back into the game after conceding a feeble early goal to Craig Bryson but it all counted for nothing when Joe Ralls converted a penalty of his own after Lamine Kone was adjudged to have pushed in the penalty area.
In times of crisis, you expect to turn to the people who have been there, done that. The fearlessness of the youth gave Sunderland a glimmer of hope at the weekend, but asking Lynden Gooch to carry his team to victory was just too much. Neil Warnock has built a Cardiff City team which has been around the block, and at times it showed – putting just the right amount of pressure on the referee and the opposition, and treading just the right side of the line in running down the clock.
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