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MetiNews.Com - Here's how James Hunter rated the Black Cats first-half performance at the Stadium of Light
Breaking News ! It's goalless at the break. Lee Johnson made just one change to the side that thrashed Burton Albion - Callum McFadzean replacing Jake Vokins with Sunderland lining up in the same 3-4-3 formation they did down at the Pirelli Stadium. It was the visitors who went close early on. A crossfield ball from the right found Kyle Vassell on the edge of the area - his first time volley had too much on it for Harvey Saunders and went out for a goal kick to Sunderland.
. Aiden McGeady forced Cairns into a good save just before the break. It was a good first-half of football for Lee Johnson's side who looked threatening throughout.
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You can follow all the action as it unfolds in our live blog here. Here's how James Hunter rated the Black Cats first-half performance: LEE BURGE 6 Hasn’t had a shot to save in the first half CONOR McLAUGHLIN 6 Never looked in any danger on the right side of the back three DION SANDERSON 6 Read the game well LUKE O’NIEN 6 Kept Saunders under control, and has shown a willingness to come forward out of defence LYNDEN GOOCH 6 A few neat touches in the final third but the end product has been lacking GRANT LEADBITTER 6 Has done OK MAX POWER 6 Worked hard in central midfield CALLUM McFADZEAN 6 Got forward down the left to support the attack, but his crosses have failed to find their mark AIDEN O’BRIEN 6 Approach play around the edge of the box has been good CHARLIE WYKE 6 Yet to have a clear sight of goal AIDEN McGEADY 7 Looks the man most likely to make the breakthough and has tested the keeper
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