skip to content
The match has reached full-time.
Marcos Alonso delivers the ball.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sone Aluko on Jack Colback.
Unfair challenge on David Meyler by Jack Colback results in a free kick.
Foul by Santiago Vergini on Robbie Brady, free kick awarded.
Robbie Brady is brought on as a substitute for Shane Long.
Marcos Alonso challenges Tom Huddlestone unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Shot comes in from Craig Gardner from the free kick. Blocked by Shane Long.
Curtis Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Connor Wickham.
Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line.
The ball is swung over by Connor Wickham.
Shot by Sone Aluko cleared the crossbar.
John O'Shea makes a clearance.
Robert Koren takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Gardner.
Short corner taken by Tom Huddlestone from the right by-line.
Sone Aluko takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Vito Mannone parries the ball away.
Shot by Shane Long cleared the net.
Paul McShane takes the free kick.
Sone Aluko on for Nikica Jelavic.
Connor Wickham challenges Ahmed Elmohamady unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Craig Gardner takes a shot. Paul McShane gets a block in.
Curtis Davies makes a clearance.
Connor Wickham on for Liam Bridcutt.
The ball is swung over by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nikica Jelavic by Liam Bridcutt.
David Meyler challenges Jack Colback unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Maynor Figueroa has an effort at goal. Blocked by John O'Shea.
Shot by Nikica Jelavic. John O'Shea gets a block in.
Shane Long crosses the ball.
Sung-Yeung Ki goes off and Craig Gardner comes on.
A cross is delivered by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Sung-Yeung Ki takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Johnson by Ahmed Elmohamady.
David Meyler sends in a cross.
Santiago Vergini fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Liam Bridcutt.
Nikica Jelavic scores. Sunderland 0-2 Hull.
Maynor Figueroa has an effort at goal. Santiago Vergini gets a block in.
Santiago Vergini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Long.
Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
The referee shows Nikica Jelavic a yellow card.
Foul by Nikica Jelavic on Marcos Alonso, free kick awarded.
Vito Mannone manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jozy Altidore by Paul McShane.
Shot by Nikica Jelavic went wide of the right-hand upright.
Corner taken by Adam Johnson.
Sung-Yeung Ki has an effort at goal. Steve Harper parries the ball away.
Shot by Robert Koren missed to the left of the net.
Corner taken by Tom Huddlestone from the right by-line.
Ahmed Elmohamady produces a cross.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Livermore on Sung-Yeung Ki.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Huddlestone.
The ball is crossed by Jake Livermore.
The second half begins.
The half-time whistle blows.
Liam Bridcutt challenges Jake Livermore unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance by Santiago Vergini.
Phil Bardsley fouled by Maynor Figueroa, the ref awards a free kick.
Santiago Vergini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Meyler.
Clearance made by Phil Bardsley.
Robert Koren is brought on as a substitute for Liam Rosenior.
Unfair challenge on Ahmed Elmohamady by Jack Colback results in a free kick.
Jake Livermore challenges Adam Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Santiago Vergini.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Livermore on Jack Colback.
John O'Shea concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Long.
A cross is delivered by Jack Colback.
Adam Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Maynor Figueroa.
John O'Shea manages to make a clearance.
Shane Long takes a shot and strikes the bar.
Ahmed Elmohamady crosses the ball.
Centre by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Header at goal by Nikica Jelavic. Parried by Vito Mannone back into danger.
Santiago Vergini manages to make a clearance.
Marcos Alonso takes a shot. Steve Harper makes a block.
Liam Rosenior delivers the ball.
Shot by David Meyler went wide of the left-hand upright.
Liam Rosenior crosses the ball.
Maynor Figueroa takes a shot. Vito Mannone blocks the ball.
Shane Long scores a headed goal. Sunderland 0-1 Hull.Assist on the goal came from Jake Livermore.
Shot by Jake Livermore. A parry by Vito Mannone prevents the goal.
Santiago Vergini has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Santiago Vergini coming on for Fabio Borini.
Liam Rosenior goes into the book.
Liam Rosenior challenges Fabio Borini unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Liam Rosenior gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fabio Borini.
Unfair challenge on Phil Bardsley by David Meyler results in a free kick.
The referee shows Wes Brown a red card.
Wes Brown concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Long.
Liam Bridcutt takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Maynor Figueroa on Adam Johnson.
A cross is delivered by Shane Long.
Shane Long is caught offside.
The match begins.
Cattermole makes Black Cats return
Lee Cattermole returns to the Sunderland squad for Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash with Hull.
The midfielder, who was heavily linked with a deadline day move to Stoke, has missed the last two games with a calf problem, but is fit and available once again.
Manager Gus Poyet is hoping two weeks' rest will help solve striker Steven Fletcher's Achilles injury without the need for an operation, while defender Carlos Cuellar (hip) continues to work towards match fitness and keeper Keiren Westwood (shoulder surgery) is still out.
Poyet was delighted to see Adam Johnson named player of the month for January.
The winger hit five league goals including a hat-trick at Fulham.
Poyet said: "I want to say, without being biased, that I saw it coming," said Poyet, whose side took seven points from their four league games in January.
"Adam has given us that extra bit of quality we were needing and the award is totally deserved, so I'm very pleased for him."
Hull could have Sone Aluko back for the first time since October.
The forward has been restricted to just eight appearances this season due to an Achilles problem but is pushing for a place on the bench having played an hour for the reserves.
Steve Harper will continue in goal as Allan McGregor serves the second match of a three-game suspension, while James Chester (hamstring) is the only injury absentee.
Steve Bruce believes Sunderland fans would be playing into Hull's hands if they focused their efforts on making his return to the Stadium of Light an uncomfortable one.
Bruce was sacked as Black Cats boss in November 2011, leaving the club with few supporters in the stands.
His lifelong allegiance with rivals Newcastle may not have helped, but his assertion that it scuppered his reign from the start did not go down well with the Sunderland faithful either.
He is braced for hostility when he takes the Tigers to Wearside on Saturday, but feels that could make life easier for his players.
"If it's all geared at me, fantastic. Bring it on," he said.
"The players are the most important thing for me. They've got to handle the occasion and the atmosphere.
"If all the focus is on me, the players can just go out and do their jobs. It can work like that."
"Should FA ban Anelka over quenelle gesture?"
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk