Despite yesterday being the four game in 9 days, Phil Parkinson named a virtually unchanged side to excellent effort for Lincoln’s visit to the Stadium of Light.
The term 'match day' feels emptier than ever with focus of Sunderland fans now firmly on the future of owner Stewart Donald.
This week, given how naff Sunderland were yesterday, I think it's a good idea to scrutinise the player who came in for the most stick from our readers. We've included some of the comments left too.
The stage was set. Sunderland surged into action against a petrified Coventry side.
Well, that was a bit more like it wasn't it?
The ratings were so bad on the back of the Lincoln defeat I thought our rating system was broken.
Dear me. Time isn't making the dreadful draw with Bolton seem any less dreadful.
Having slept on it, it's even more annoying that we didn't end up with three points from last night.
It was Groundhog Day at the Wham stadium for Jack Ross and Sunderland as the lads overcame Accrington 3-1 for the second time in four weeks.
Well here comes the part of my preview that either makes it or breaks it.