• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 18 September 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Stadium of Light
Sunderland

Sunderland

Bramble 4"

Woodgate 10" (OG)

Gardner 27"

Larsson 57"

4 - 0

Sunderland vs Stoke City


Team Lineups

Sunderland

22 Mignolet
16 O'Shea
19 Bramble4"
5 Brown
11 Richardson
27 Elmohamady
8 Gardner27"
15 Vaughan
7 Larsson57"
28 Sessegnon
52 Bendtner
Substitutes
20 Westwood
4 Turner
6 Cattermole
10 Wickham
14 Colback
17 Ji
23 McClean

Stoke City

1 Begovic
4 Huth
17 Shawcross
39 Woodgate10"
12 Wilson
33 Jerome
24 Delap
18 Whitehead
26 Etherington
19 Walters
25 Crouch
Substitutes
29 Sorensen
6 Whelan
9 Jones
16 Pennant
20 Upson
28 Wilkinson
40 Palacios

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Sunderland

W D D L L L D D

Stoke City

L W D W L D D L
Head to Head
Stoke
3-2
Sunderland 05-Feb-2011
Sunderland
2-0
Stoke 06-Nov-2010
Sunderland
0-0
Stoke 01-Feb-2010
Stoke
1-0
Sunderland 29-Aug-2009
Sunderland
2-0
Stoke 07-Feb-2009
Stoke
1-0
Sunderland 29-Oct-2008


Live Text Commentary
95:36 +5.36
 

Foul by Craig Gardner on Jermaine Pennant, free kick awarded. Jermaine Pennant crosses the ball in from the free kick, Craig Gardner makes a clearance.

94:25 +4.25
Yellow card
 

Jack Colback fouled by Peter Crouch, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Peter Crouch for unsporting behaviour. Titus Bramble takes the direct free kick.

92:50 +2.5
 

Unfair challenge on Titus Bramble by Dean Whitehead results in a free kick. John O'Shea takes the direct free kick.

90:56 +0.56
 

Foul by David Vaughan on Dean Whitehead, free kick awarded. Jermaine Pennant restarts play with the free kick.

90:08 +0.08
 

Robert Huth takes a shot. Blocked by Wes Brown. Corner taken left-footed by Jermaine Pennant, Craig Gardner manages to make a clearance.

88:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Huth on Dong-Won Ji. David Vaughan takes the direct free kick.

88:22
 

Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Titus Bramble gets a block in.

87:59
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic.

86:29
 

Foul by David Vaughan on Kenwyne Jones, free kick awarded. Robert Huth takes the free kick.

84:41
Substitution
 

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Connor Wickham coming on for Nicklas Bendtner.

82:00
 

David Vaughan fouled by Wilson Palacios, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Titus Bramble.

81:25
 

Foul by Dean Whitehead on Nicklas Bendtner, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Kieran Richardson.

79:32
Substitution
 

Marc Wilson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ahmed Elmohamady. Stephane Sessegnon leaves the field to be replaced by Dong-Won Ji. Direct free kick taken by John O'Shea.

77:44
 

Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Wilson Palacios results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John O'Shea.

77:04
 

Unfair challenge on David Vaughan by Dean Whitehead results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Wes Brown.

75:20
 

Handball decision goes against Peter Crouch. Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.

71:35
 

Stephane Sessegnon takes a shot. Blocked by Robert Huth. Corner taken by Craig Gardner, save made by Asmir Begovic.

70:11
Substitution
 

Rory Delap leaves the field to be replaced by Wilson Palacios.

67:17
 

Robert Huth produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

64:52
Substitution
 

Jermaine Pennant joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matthew Etherington.

62:28
Substitution
 

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Jack Colback coming on for Sebastian Larsson.

60:30
Substitution
 

(Stoke) makes a substitution, with Kenwyne Jones coming on for Cameron Jerome.

59:11
 

Matthew Etherington takes the inswinging corner, Simon Mignolet makes a save.

57:58
 

Stephane Sessegnon provided the assist for the goal.

56:19
Goal
 

Robert Huth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon. Sebastian Larsson scores a brilliant goal direct from the free kick from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sunderland 4-0 Stoke.

54:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Huth on Simon Mignolet. Robert Huth receives a caution. Simon Mignolet takes the direct free kick.

53:31
 

Matthew Etherington takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Wes Brown.

52:49
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cameron Jerome by Craig Gardner. The referee shows Sebastian Larsson a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

51:40
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Jonathan Woodgate. Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line.

48:49
 

Jonathan Walters sends in a cross, Peter Crouch takes a shot.

46:08 +1.08
 

David Vaughan takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.

45:38 +0.38
 

Shot from 18 yards by Cameron Jerome. Blocked by Wes Brown.

45:22
 

Nicklas Bendtner is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

43:55
 

Matthew Etherington takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Craig Gardner makes a clearance.

43:29
 

David Vaughan concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Whitehead. Robert Huth takes the direct free kick.

41:50
 

Peter Crouch takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

40:30
 

Effort on goal by Sebastian Larsson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

39:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Nicklas Bendtner. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Woodgate.

36:43
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters by Kieran Richardson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Matthew Etherington from right wing, Sebastian Larsson manages to make a clearance.

35:54
 

Stephane Sessegnon takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a save.

34:23
 

Ahmed Elmohamady concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Whitehead. Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

32:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters by Wes Brown. Free kick crossed left-footed by Matthew Etherington, Wes Brown manages to make a clearance. Corner from right by-line crossed in by Matthew Etherington, save by Simon Mignolet.

30:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Whitehead by Craig Gardner. Jonathan Woodgate takes the direct free kick.

29:31
 

Ahmed Elmohamady gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Huth. Free kick taken by Matthew Etherington.

27:37
Goal
 

Craig Gardner finds the net with a goal from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Sunderland 3-0 Stoke.Assist on the goal came from Nicklas Bendtner.

27:04
 

Kieran Richardson produces a cross.

26:20
 

Foul by Jonathan Woodgate on Stephane Sessegnon, free kick awarded. Sebastian Larsson restarts play with the free kick.

25:11
 

Dean Whitehead has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

23:02
 

Ahmed Elmohamady produces a cross, Asmir Begovic makes a save.

21:26
 

Unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Sebastian Larsson results in a free kick. Matthew Etherington crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Wes Brown makes a clearance.

19:24
 

Ahmed Elmohamady fouled by Rory Delap, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

17:25
 

Craig Gardner concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Whitehead. Robert Huth takes the direct free kick.

13:41
 

Sebastian Larsson challenges Cameron Jerome unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Marc Wilson from the free kick, save made by Simon Mignolet.

13:25
 

Robert Huth takes a shot. Wes Brown gets a block in.

10:10
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Sebastian Larsson. Jonathan Woodgate heads into his own net. Sunderland 2-0 Stoke.Assist by Sebastian Larsson.

6:51
 

Foul by Craig Gardner on Cameron Jerome, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

6:12
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Peter Crouch.

3:29
Goal
 

Sebastian Larsson takes the outswinging corner, Jonathan Woodgate makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson played to the near post, Titus Bramble finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sunderland 1-0 Stoke.

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1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Swansea 4 3 8
5 Man Utd 4 1 7
6 Arsenal 4 0 7
7 Liverpool 4 -1 7
8 West Ham 4 3 6
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Southampton 4 0 5

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