• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 01 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Stadium of Light
Sunderland

Sunderland

Welbeck 10"

Bent 18"

Gyan 88"

3 - 0

Sunderland vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Sunderland

1 Gordon
27 Elmohamady
19 Bramble
29 Ferdinand
2 Bardsley
10 Henderson
3 Richardson
18 Meyler
8 Malbranque
11 Bent18"
17 Welbeck10"
Substitutes
22 Mignolet
7 Zenden
12 Angeleri
14 Da Silva
16 Riveros
26 Cook
33 Gyan88"

Blackburn Rovers

13 Bunn
5 Givet
31 Hanley
6 Nelsen
3 Olsson
10 Diouf
7 Emerton
8 Dunn
12 Pedersen
41 Diouf
23 Hoilett
Substitutes
34 Fielding
14 Linganzi
19 Doran
21 Mwaruwari
26 Goulon
33 Morris
35 Lowe

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Sunderland

W L D W W D D L

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L
Head to Head
Blackburn
0-0
Sunderland 18-Oct-2010
Blackburn
2-2
Sunderland 28-Dec-2009
Sunderland
2-1
Blackburn 22-Aug-2009
Sunderland
0-0
Blackburn 26-Dec-2008
Blackburn
1-2
Sunderland 15-Nov-2008
Blackburn
1-0
Sunderland 02-Jan-2008


Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

92:51 +2.51
 

The ball is sent over by Boudewijn Zenden.

88:34
Goal
 

Asamoah Gyan fires in a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sunderland 3-0 Blackburn.Free kick awarded for a foul by Anton Ferdinand on El-Hadji Diouf. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Morten Gamst Pedersen, the assist for the goal came from Jordan Henderson. Anton Ferdinand gets a block in.

87:07
 

The ball is swung over by Jordan Henderson, save by Mark Bunn.

86:03
 

Marcos Angeleri crosses the ball.

84:08
Substitution
 

Ahmed Elmohamady goes off and Marcos Angeleri comes on. Herold Goulon comes on in place of David Dunn. Unfair challenge on David Meyler by Mame Diouf results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

84:08
Substitution
 

Marcos Angeleri joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ahmed Elmohamady. Herold Goulon on for David Dunn. Unfair challenge on David Meyler by Mame Diouf results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

83:13
 

Josh Morris concedes a free kick for a foul on David Meyler. Direct free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

82:17
 

Jordan Henderson takes a shot. Mark Bunn makes a save.

80:51
Substitution
 

Asamoah Gyan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darren Bent. Titus Bramble gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Morten Gamst Pedersen restarts play with the free kick.

78:38
Yellow card
 

Anton Ferdinand is given a yellow card.

77:20
Substitution
 

Josh Morris is brought on as a substitute for David Hoilett. Jordan Henderson takes a shot.

75:39
 

Darren Bent takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Nelsen.

74:24
 

Effort on goal by Darren Bent from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

73:08
 

Kieran Richardson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf. Morten Gamst Pedersen crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

70:18
 

Foul by Brett Emerton on Boudewijn Zenden, free kick awarded. Kieran Richardson takes the free kick.

68:33
Substitution
 

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Boudewijn Zenden coming on for Danny Welbeck. Mame Diouf booked for unsporting behaviour.

67:13
 

The official flags Benjani Mwaruwari offside. Craig Gordon restarts play with the free kick.

66:50
 

David Hoilett takes a shot. Anton Ferdinand gets a block in.

64:56
 

Darren Bent is ruled offside. Mark Bunn takes the free kick.

64:33
 

The ball is swung over by Steed Malbranque, Darren Bent produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

62:56
 

Effort from the edge of the box by David Hoilett goes wide of the left-hand post.

62:16
 

Mame Diouf takes a shot. Blocked by Titus Bramble.

61:37
 

Kieran Richardson crosses the ball, Shot from close range by Darren Bent misses to the left of the goal.

58:17
 

El-Hadji Diouf concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran Richardson. Craig Gordon takes the direct free kick.

57:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Morten Gamst Pedersen by David Meyler. Direct free kick taken by Mark Bunn.

55:12
 

Gael Givet fouled by David Meyler, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

54:29
 

David Dunn produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

53:37
 

The ball is delivered by El-Hadji Diouf, Header by Mame Diouf from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

53:05
 

Darren Bent challenges Gael Givet unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Bunn takes the direct free kick.

51:20
 

The ball is crossed by Steed Malbranque, Gael Givet manages to make a clearance.

50:58
 

David Dunn receives a caution. David Dunn concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Welbeck. Kieran Richardson takes the free kick.

47:25 +2.25
 

Unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Kieran Richardson results in a free kick. Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

46:44 +1.44
 

The ball is delivered by Kieran Richardson, clearance made by Gael Givet.

46:07 +1.07
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Olsson on Ahmed Elmohamady. Direct free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

46:44
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

45:06 +0.06
 

Steed Malbranque challenges Brett Emerton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

45:01
Substitution
 

Grant Hanley goes off and Benjani Mwaruwari comes on.

44:19
 

Jordan Henderson takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Nelsen. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordan Henderson, comfortable save by Mark Bunn.

43:07
 

David Dunn has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

42:28
 

Corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

41:00
 

Anton Ferdinand challenges David Hoilett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Brett Emerton.

40:36
 

The ball is delivered by Ahmed Elmohamady.

36:16
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot.

36:05
 

Centre by Phillip Bardsley, Ryan Nelsen manages to make a clearance.

35:16
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen fouled by Steed Malbranque, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

33:14
 

David Dunn fouled by David Meyler, the ref awards a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen produces a cross, Close range effort by El-Hadji Diouf goes over the bar.

32:49
 

The referee blows for offside against Darren Bent. Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

31:19
 

Shot by Brett Emerton from outside the box goes over the net.

30:04
 

Steed Malbranque crosses the ball, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Darren Bent goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

26:58
 

Ahmed Elmohamady delivers the ball, clearance by Gael Givet. Corner from the right by-line taken by Jordan Henderson, clearance made by Martin Olsson.

22:56
 

Steed Malbranque delivers the ball.

21:25
 

Brett Emerton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steed Malbranque. Jordan Henderson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, comfortable save by Mark Bunn.

19:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Dunn by David Meyler. The ball is crossed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Mame Diouf goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

18:20
Goal
 

Darren Bent finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Sunderland 2-0 Blackburn.Ahmed Elmohamady provided the assist for the goal.

17:16
 

The ball is sent over by El-Hadji Diouf, clearance made by Anton Ferdinand.

16:54
 

A cross is delivered by Martin Olsson.

15:29
 

David Dunn takes a shot. David Meyler gets a block in.

14:13
 

A cross is delivered by Jordan Henderson.

12:14
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jordan Henderson from the right by-line, Gael Givet makes a clearance.

10:03
Goal
 

Danny Welbeck finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sunderland 1-0 Blackburn.

7:41
 

Unfair challenge on Titus Bramble by El-Hadji Diouf results in a free kick. Jordan Henderson takes the free kick.

6:42
 

El-Hadji Diouf concedes a free kick for a foul on Anton Ferdinand. Kieran Richardson takes the free kick.

4:17
 

Ahmed Elmohamady takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Hanley.

4:17
 

Ahmed Elmohamady takes a shot. Blocked by David Hoilett.

3:48
 

The ball is crossed by Phillip Bardsley.

1:40
 

Ahmed Elmohamady challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Bunn takes the free kick.

Kick off
 

The game gets underway.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

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2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
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