• Date: Wed 30 December 2015
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Stadium of Light

Sunderland vs Liverpool


Team Lineups

Sunderland

25 Mannone
2 Jones
22 Coates
5 Brown
3 Van Aanholt
8 Rodwell
21 M'Vila
6 Cattermole
11 Johnson
18 Defoe
9 Borini
Substitutes
1 Pantilimon
17 Lens
19 Graham
20 Toivonen
24 Yedlin
41 Watmore
31 Beadling

Liverpool

22 Mignolet
2 Clyne
6 Lovren
17 Sakho
18 Moreno
14 Henderson
23 Can
20 Lallana
11 Firmino
10 Coutinho
9 Benteke
Substitutes
4 Toure
21 Lucas
33 Ibe
34 Bogdan
44 Smith
53 Teixeira
56 Randall

Possession Stats

33%
67%

Form Guide -

Sunderland

Liverpool



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

90:00 +5.1
 

Corner taken by Jeremain Lens.

90:00 +5.15
 

Centre by Yann M'Vila.

90:00 +0.33
 

Costel Pantilimon makes a clearance.

90:00 +2.04
 

Billy Jones manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +2.08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leiva Lucas by Lee Cattermole.

90:00 +2.51
Substitution
 

Roberto Firmino leaves the field to be replaced by Kolo Toure.

90:00 +3.24
 

Billy Jones manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +4.12
 

The ball is crossed by DeAndre Yedlin.

88:44
 

Fabio Borini challenges Emre Can unfairly and gives away a free kick.

87:41
 

Shot by Jordon Ibe went over the crossbar.

86:41
 

Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

84:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mamadou Sakho by Jeremain Lens.

84:12
 

Clearance made by Wes Brown.

83:06
 

Clearance by Wes Brown.

82:39
Substitution
 

Jordon Ibe comes on in place of Phillippe Coutinho.

81:35
 

Unfair challenge on Fabio Borini by Adam Lallana results in a free kick.

80:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Christian Benteke on Wes Brown.

77:39
 

Duncan Watmore takes a shot. Simon Mignolet parries the ball away.

77:34
 

Clearance by Christian Benteke.

76:25
Yellow card
 

Alberto Moreno is booked.

76:01
 

Alberto Moreno concedes a free kick for a foul on Duncan Watmore.

74:38
 

Phillippe Coutinho takes a fantastic shot and missed to the right of the net.

73:20
 

Emre Can takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

73:09
 

Clearance made by Yann M'Vila.

71:52
Substitution
 

DeAndre Yedlin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sebastian Coates.

70:09
 

Free kick taken by Dejan Lovren.

68:56
 

Emre Can fouled by Jeremain Lens, the ref awards a free kick.

68:02
 

Free kick crossed by Yann M'Vila.

67:34
 

Foul by Mamadou Sakho on Duncan Watmore, free kick awarded.

66:29
 

Sebastian Coates manages to make a clearance.

65:35
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Patrick Van Aanholt.

65:08
 

Billy Jones produces a cross.

64:43
 

Jeremain Lens delivers the ball.

62:52
 

Alberto Moreno restarts play with the free kick.

62:37
Substitution
 

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Jeremain Lens coming on for Adam Johnson.

62:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Phillippe Coutinho by Billy Jones.

61:38
 

Phillippe Coutinho takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Cattermole.

60:53
 

Clearance made by Patrick Van Aanholt.

60:37
Substitution
 

Leiva Lucas replaces Jordan Henderson.

60:03
 

Wes Brown makes a clearance.

59:05
 

Clearance by Wes Brown.

57:59
 

Adam Johnson takes the free kick.

57:09
 

Emre Can goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

56:41
 

Fabio Borini fouled by Emre Can, the ref awards a free kick.

56:21
 

Mamadou Sakho makes a clearance.

54:54
 

Free kick crossed by Adam Johnson.

54:06
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Duncan Watmore by Alberto Moreno.

53:52
 

Patrick Van Aanholt takes the free kick.

53:49
 

Adam Lallana challenges Fabio Borini unfairly and gives away a free kick.

53:32
 

Shot by Fabio Borini. Simon Mignolet safely holds on.

52:38
 

Free kick taken by Vito Mannone.

52:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alberto Moreno on Lee Cattermole.

49:59
 

Shot by Adam Johnson. Blocked by Mamadou Sakho.

49:55
 

Adam Johnson takes the free kick.

49:19
 

Adam Lallana concedes a free kick for a foul on Fabio Borini.

48:11
 

Wes Brown makes a clearance.

46:57
 

Wes Brown makes a clearance.

45:23
Goal
 

Christian Benteke scores with a right foot finish. Sunderland 0-1 Liverpool.Assist on the goal came from Adam Lallana.

45:09
 

Sebastian Coates manages to make a clearance.

Half time
 

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

45:00 +0.4
 

Wes Brown manages to make a clearance.

44:38
 

Clearance by Sebastian Coates.

44:34
 

Clearance by Wes Brown.

43:58
 

Patrick Van Aanholt takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

43:01
 

Vito Mannone takes the free kick.

42:18
 

Unfair challenge on Jermain Defoe by Alberto Moreno results in a free kick.

42:03
 

Jordan Henderson takes a shot. Patrick Van Aanholt gets a block in.

42:03
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Phillippe Coutinho.

41:30
 

Mamadou Sakho restarts play with the free kick.

41:21
 

Unfair challenge on Emre Can by Lee Cattermole results in a free kick.

40:27
 

Mamadou Sakho manages to make a clearance.

39:03
 

Strike comes in from Adam Johnson from the free kick and misses left of the target.

38:02
 

Mamadou Sakho gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermain Defoe.

35:47
 

Chance falls to Roberto Firmino who heads at goal. Vito Mannone parries the ball away.

35:45
 

The ball is sent over by Nathaniel Clyne.

35:15
 

Jordan Henderson sends in a cross.

32:12
 

Fabio Borini has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

31:03
 

Sebastian Coates manages to make a clearance.

29:23
Substitution
 

Duncan Watmore replaces Jack Rodwell.

27:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Johnson by Emre Can.

27:22
 

Emre Can makes a clearance.

26:46
 

A cross is delivered by Nathaniel Clyne.

26:27
 

Clearance by Wes Brown.

25:41
 

Corner taken by Alberto Moreno.

24:53
 

Roberto Firmino takes a shot. Fine finger tip save by Vito Mannone.

24:20
 

Clearance by Yann M'Vila.

22:26
 

Vito Mannone takes the free kick.

22:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathaniel Clyne on Patrick Van Aanholt.

20:52
 

Emre Can is penalised for a handball.

20:48
 

Billy Jones makes a clearance.

20:23
 

Adam Lallana sends in a cross.

18:57
 

Christian Benteke gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Vito Mannone.

16:45
 

Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Phillippe Coutinho and goes over.

16:06
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christian Benteke by Sebastian Coates.

15:30
 

Clearance made by Christian Benteke.

15:26
 

Corner taken by Yann M'Vila from the left by-line.

15:01
 

Jermain Defoe has an effort at goal. Simon Mignolet parries the ball away.

12:42
 

Phillippe Coutinho takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

11:20
 

Mamadou Sakho makes a clearance.

10:57
 

Jack Rodwell takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Emre Can.

9:25
 

Handball decision goes against Christian Benteke.

8:24
 

Sebastian Coates manages to make a clearance.

7:00
 

Foul by Fabio Borini on Dejan Lovren, free kick awarded.

4:47
 

Shot by Nathaniel Clyne. A parry by Vito Mannone prevents the goal.

4:35
 

Shot by Christian Benteke. Blocked by Lee Cattermole.

4:18
 

Corner taken by Phillippe Coutinho.

3:50
 

Adam Lallana sends in a cross.

1:51
 

Clearance by Wes Brown.

1:49
 

The ball is sent over by Alberto Moreno.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game underway.

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