Sunderland come away from Old Trafford not feeling overly glum as despite the 3-1 defeat, there were genuinely positive things to take from the game. Unfortunately there was also some horrendous defending to take too. Read all about it right here.
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Sunderland's trip to Old Trafford on Saturday was never likely to see the Black Cats come away with much. That proved to be exactly the case as, set on their way by two goals inside the first half hour, Manchester United ran out 3-1 victors. Still, despite the reversal, Sunderland could draw heart from some elements of the game.
Sunderland trudge away from Old Trafford today on the end of a 3-1 defeat. Some very sloppy defending allowed United to put the game beyond doubt early, but we did quite well to fight our way back into things. Here's our match report.
Fresh from a much needed victory over Reading in midweek, Sunderland now look forward to a nice, easy trip to Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. The Wearsiders haven't won there since May 1968 and, after Sir Alex Ferguson's men's crucial victory over Manchester City last weekend, few would expect a positive result for the visitors tomorrow.
It's time for Fan Focus, where we speak to a member of the opposition fanbase and get there views on their club, the weekends game and more. This week we speak to Gene Um from The Busby Babe ahead of our clash with Manchester United.
With Sunderland facing the always daunting trip to Old Trafford this Saturday afternoon our tipping team have dusted off the old thinking caps to bring you their best bets from the game and the rest of the fixtures taking place this weekend.