Sunderland host Southend at the Stadium of Light Saturday afternoon.
Sunderland would face two away games in quick succession, Jack Ross' men travelled to both Shrewsbury and Doncaster in the space of 4 days.
Sunderland recorded successive clean sheets for the first time in ten months on October 23rd with a hard-fought 1-0 success over Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium.
Sunderland win at the Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday night to keep the pressure on Portsmouth.
Sunderland made it three wins on the bounce away against Doncaster Rovers last night.
Tuesday night football makes another welcome return to the League One schedule, making the games seem almost relentless.
After taking six points from six in our past two games, it is time to kick on and start making our mark in this league. I take a look at the next five fixtures and what we should be hoping to get out of them.
Luke O'Nien, surprisingly, was the only Sunderland player to be on the score sheet after Omar Beckles opened the scoring by putting the ball in his own net.
In the last match preview for the Bradford game I wrote about Bryan Oviedo's moment of madness. So it's hard to believe that this weekend's return to League One action should begin with a similar theme.
Colin Todd first played for Sunderland in 1966 after developing through our famous youth academy in the early 60s.