Sunderland host Bolton at the Stadium of Light and both teams will be looking to bounce back following disappointing results from the previous weekend.
Sunderland head to Highbury looking to cement their place at the summit of League One. The Cod Army have always proven a stern test for the Wearsiders in the past, especially when former Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton was at the helm and have never won an away fixture during this hellish stint in the third tier.
The Stadium of Light hosts freshly relegated Wycombe this afternoon. The Chairboys have enjoyed a good start to the season and remain undefeated.
Sunderland head to the West coast to take on Neil Critchley’s Tangerines at Bloomfield Road in the Carabao Cup. Blackpool have experienced a difficult start to their new life in the Championship while Sunderland have came flying out of the blocks.
Yesterday, Sunderland began their playoff campaign with a lacklustre defeat to the hands of Lincoln. Striker Tom Hopper opened the scoring, tapping in from close range after some pitiful Sunderland defending. Loan star Brennan Johnson put the game beyond doubt after a misunderstanding between Tom Flanagan and Lee Burge.
Sunderland head to Sincil Bank for the first of two semi-final fixtures which will decide who gets to participate in the League One show piece at Wembley on the penultimate day of May.
Another Sunderland game, another emergency goalkeeper drafted in at the 11th hour.
Due to the current restrictions, a wave of red and white failed to ascend the shores of Plymouth for the longest away trip of the season and with recent results going the way that they have, some supporters may be glad of keeping their petrol money in pocket for more inspiring things like alcohol or chocolate.
Blackpool were next up at the Stadium of Light and it had only been a couple of weeks since our last matchup, a game in which we ended up losing 1-0 to an unfortunate deflection despite having a large majority of the positive play throughout.
The Tangerines travel up to Wearside to take on Sunderland in what is shaping up to be a pivotal clash which could impact both clubs end of season aspirations.