Player Ratings: Will Mistake Cost Youngster Man of the Match?

Sunderland's season is up and running at last after picking up their first point away to Southampton today. A late Jermain Defoe penalty had set David Moyes' side on the way to a rare August win, but for the second year running Sunderland failed to see the game out at St Mary's, with Jay Rodriguez benefiting from a cruel mistake from the excellent Jordan Pickford in the Sunderland goal. Now it's your turn to rate the players using our toy below. [More]

Pickford Impresses Despite Error – Things We Learned from Southampton 1-1 Sunderland

Sunderland’s trip to the south coast was a tight affair, as David Moyes’ side struck late on through an emphatic Jermain Defoe penalty. They were, however, frustrated in their search for a first August win since 2010, when a late error proved costly. Here’s what stood out from an impressive overall performance. [More]