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  • Date:24 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Stadium of Light
  • Attendance:36,390
  • Gardner (72) Sessegnon (86)
  • Gera (29) Long (43)
    Lukaku - pen (80)
    Fortune (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:12 +4.12

Goal scored by Marc-Antoine Fortune from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Sunderland 2-4 West Brom.Assist by Romelu Lukaku.

93:49 +3.49

Centre by Stephane Sessegnon, Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

92:45 +2.45

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam Johnson. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

92:22 +2.22

Effort from inside the penalty area by Romelu Lukaku strikes the post.

91:34 +1.34

Adam Johnson sends in a cross, Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance. The ball is swung over by Stephane Sessegnon, Carlos Cuellar takes a shot. Comfortable save by Boaz Myhill.

90:29 +0.29

(West Brom) makes a substitution, with Gabriel Tamas coming on for James Morrison.

89:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Liam Ridgewell. Liam Ridgewell goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

88:22

Effort from just outside the area by Claudio Yacob goes over the target.

86:10

Centre by Sebastian Larsson, Shot by Adam Johnson. Billy Jones gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson, Steven Fletcher takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill. Goal scored by Stephane Sessegnon from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Sunderland 2-3 West Brom.Assist by Steven Fletcher.

85:55

The ball is delivered by Adam Johnson, clearance by Gareth McAuley.

85:08

A cross is delivered by Romelu Lukaku.

83:59

Marc-Antoine Fortune concedes a free kick for a foul on James McClean. James McClean restarts play with the free kick.

82:06

A cross is delivered by Adam Johnson, clearance made by James Morrison.

79:36

Unfair challenge on Liam Ridgewell by Adam Johnson results in a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Romelu Lukaku. Sunderland 1-3 West Brom.Assist by Liam Ridgewell.

78:23

The ball is delivered by Chris Brunt, save by Simon Mignolet.

77:19

Zoltan Gera takes the inswinging corner, Carlos Cuellar manages to make a clearance.

76:48

Chris Brunt sends in a cross, clearance made by Sebastian Larsson.

74:54

Stephane Sessegnon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Billy Jones gets a block in. Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line played to the near post.

71:55

Billy Jones challenges Stephane Sessegnon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Louis Saha replaces Jack Colback. Craig Gardner scores a goal direct from the free kick from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Sunderland 1-2 West Brom.Assist on the goal came from Stephane Sessegnon.

70:23

Steven Fletcher challenges Marc-Antoine Fortune unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

68:42

Peter Odemwingie produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target. Marc-Antoine Fortune comes on in place of Peter Odemwingie. Romelu Lukaku is brought on as a substitute for Shane Long.

68:09

The ball is crossed by Stephane Sessegnon, Liam Ridgewell manages to make a clearance. Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, James Morrison manages to make a clearance.

66:59

Peter Odemwingie has an effort at goal. Danny Rose gets a block in.

65:55

Centre by James McClean, Claudio Yacob makes a clearance.

65:14

Carlos Cuellar fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick. Jack Colback takes the free kick.

63:03

James McClean has a drilled shot. Blocked by Jonas Olsson. Inswinging corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, James McClean has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

62:23

Phil Bardsley fouled by Chris Brunt, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

61:56

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Gareth McAuley.

61:14

Peter Odemwingie sends in a cross.

60:24

Chris Brunt has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

59:14

The ball is delivered by James McClean, Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

57:21

A cross is delivered by Sebastian Larsson, Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.

55:52

Adam Johnson delivers the ball, James Morrison manages to make a clearance.

54:54

Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, Headed effort on goal by Steven Fletcher from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the goal.

51:55

Shot by Adam Johnson from 30 yards. Save made by Boaz Myhill. Unfair challenge on Gareth McAuley by Craig Gardner results in a free kick. Craig Gardner goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

48:40

Corner taken by Adam Johnson, clearance by Jonas Olsson.

48:06

Shane Long takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Simon Mignolet.

47:51 +2.51

Steven Fletcher takes a shot. Blocked by Gareth McAuley. Steven Fletcher produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

47:12 +2.12

A cross is delivered by Adam Johnson, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

46:55

The ball is swung over by Craig Gardner, clearance made by Liam Ridgewell.

45:56

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Zoltan Gera. Free kick taken by Jack Colback.

45:44 +0.44

Sebastian Larsson is caught offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

45:12 +0.12

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, Jonas Olsson makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Billy Jones.

45:01

John O'Shea leaves the field to be replaced by James McClean.

44:16

Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by James Morrison results in a free kick. Craig Gardner has an effort direct from the free kick, Boaz Myhill makes a save.

43:03

Shane Long finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Sunderland 0-2 West Brom.Chris Brunt provided the assist for the goal.

42:28

Stephane Sessegnon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

38:43

Danny Rose fouled by James Morrison, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for James Morrison for unsporting behaviour. Simon Mignolet takes the free kick.

38:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by John O'Shea. Free kick crossed left-footed by Chris Brunt from left wing, clearance made by Craig Gardner.

37:22

Unfair challenge on Jonas Olsson by Stephane Sessegnon results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

36:45

Shane Long gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carlos Cuellar. Direct free kick taken by John O'Shea.

36:30

Phil Bardsley produces a cross, clearance by Claudio Yacob.

34:40

Unfair challenge on Steven Fletcher by Claudio Yacob results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from left channel.

34:06

Zoltan Gera concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Colback. Lee Cattermole goes off and Craig Gardner comes on. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Cuellar.

31:48

The ball is crossed by Lee Cattermole, clearance by Jonas Olsson. John O'Shea has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

31:36

Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance.

30:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Liam Ridgewell. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from right wing, clearance by Shane Long.

29:38

A goal is scored by Zoltan Gera from outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Sunderland 0-1 West Brom.The assist for the goal came from Peter Odemwingie.

27:17

Stephane Sessegnon sends in a cross, clearance made by James Morrison. Lee Cattermole challenges Peter Odemwingie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gareth McAuley restarts play with the free kick.

26:52

Chris Brunt delivers the ball, save made by Simon Mignolet.

26:27

Lee Cattermole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zoltan Gera. Direct free kick taken by James Morrison.

25:05

Adam Johnson takes a short corner. Zoltan Gera concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Johnson. Free kick crossed by Adam Johnson.

23:49

Liam Ridgewell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Fletcher. The ball is delivered by Sebastian Larsson, Stephane Sessegnon takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

23:20

Liam Ridgewell is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

19:53

Caution for Shane Long. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

18:15

The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson, Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance.

17:40

Shot from 20 yards by Lee Cattermole. Clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

17:05

Stephane Sessegnon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Boaz Myhill. Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.

14:24

Peter Odemwingie fouled by Adam Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Chris Brunt from right wing, clearance made by Carlos Cuellar. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Brunt, Close range header by Claudio Yacob misses to the right of the goal.

13:19

Lee Cattermole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Claudio Yacob. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

13:03

The ball is delivered by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Claudio Yacob.

12:38

The ball is delivered by Phil Bardsley.

12:29

The ball is delivered by Danny Rose.

9:20

Chris Brunt produces a cross.

8:22

John O'Shea challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. John O'Shea is shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Zoltan Gera from left channel, clearance by John O'Shea.

7:44

Shot by Peter Odemwingie. Simon Mignolet makes a comfortable save.

4:30

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zoltan Gera by Carlos Cuellar. Free kick crossed by Zoltan Gera, save by Simon Mignolet.

4:04

Shot from 20 yards from Adam Johnson. Comfortable save by Boaz Myhill.

2:25

The ball is sent over by Phil Bardsley, save made by Boaz Myhill.

1:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephane Sessegnon on James Morrison. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

0:36

Chris Brunt concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Bardsley. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

Match Preview

O'Neill acknowledges Premier pressures Martin O'Neill has admitted life as a Barclays Premier League manager is a constant worry. The 60-year-old Sunderland boss was able to breathe a little easier on Sunday evening after watching his side secure just a second league win in 19 attempts with a 3-1 victory at Fulham. O'Neill, whose arrival at the Stadium of Light a fortnight or so short of a year ago sparked such joy, had found himself under mounting pressure after a poor run of results with some of his more disgruntled critics suggesting that the time might have come for him to go. However, at the end of a week during which Chelsea counterpart Roberto di Matteo lost his job, O'Neill was able to look back on a difficult period with a wry smile as he prepared for Saturday's home clash with high-flying West Brom. He said: "Somebody said to me, 'How come you don't put on any weight?', and I answered, 'I just worry for everyone'. It's no problem. "You have to realise that during the course of the season, there are going to be periods where things are not going so well and you have to try to come out of them. "There are other periods where you think you are going very well and looking forward to every single game that's coming up. You have to take a wee bit more balanced view of it. "It's the season that counts ahead, it's where we end at the end of the season. Di Matteo has just lost his job - three and a half weeks ago, you would have said it was absolutely impossible." O'Neill will welcome Craig Gardner back from suspension. The 25-year-old, who has played at both full-back and in midfield this season, is available again after serving a one-match ban for reaching five bookings. O'Neill admitted "one or two" players are battling against knocks, but declined to name them, but midfielder Lee Cattermole (knee) and full-back Phil Bardsley (hamstring) returned to action in the 3-1 win at Fulham on Sunday, while keeper Keiren Westwood (thigh) was able to take a seat on the bench. Steve Clarke believes West Brom have the strength in depth to cope with their forthcoming schedule and then the loss of Peter Odemwingie and Youssouf Mulumbu to African Nations Cup duty. The Baggies are on the crest of a wave after defeating Chelsea last weekend to climb into fourth spot in the Barclays Premier League. They now face successive away games with the Black Cats and Swansea ahead of next weekend's home clash with Stoke before Odemwingie and Mulumbu depart in January to link up with with Nigeria and Congo respectively. But, even allowing for the current absence of injured duo goalkeeper Ben Foster (groin) and midfielder Mulumbu (hamstring), head coach Clarke is confident Albion can cope. Clarke said: "From day one, I've been delighted with the players I've got, that we've got players to cover all the positions. "Over the next five or six weeks we are going to see the squad tested to the maximum. It is a demanding week coming up for the players and the squad will need to step forward and be counted this week. "But I've been saying all season I've got a good squad, a big squad, and they've shown over the 12 games so far that when they come in, they are ready to play. "We can cover for any loss at this moment in time. The squad is in good shape. I also think we've got the players to cover the loss of Peter and Youssouf in January." Central defender Gareth McAuley and on-loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will return. McAuley has recovered from a hamstring injury suffered on international duty with Northern Ireland while Lukaku was ineligible to face his parent club in Albion's 2-1 win last weekend. But midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu is ruled out with a tight hamstring sustained against the Blues and keeper Ben Foster is absent for a third successive game with a groin problem.

Formation:4411Manager: Martin O'Neill

Sunderland

Formation: 4411Manager: Steve Clarke

West Brom

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Phil Bardsley
  • John O'Shea
  • Carlos Cuellar
  • Danny Rose
  • Sebastian Larsson
  • Lee Cattermole
  • Jack Colback
  • Adam Johnson
  • Stephane Sessegnon
  • Steven Fletcher
  • SUBS
  • Keiren Westwood
  • Craig Gardner
  • Fraizer Campbell
  • Matthew Kilgallon
  • David Vaughan
  • James McClean
  • Louis Saha

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Form Guide

    LDDLLW
  • Sunderland
  • VS
  • West Brom
  • WLLWWW

Last Meetings

  • West Brom
  • 4 - 0
  • Sunderland
  • 25/02/2012
  • Sunderland
  • 2 - 2
  • West Brom
  • 01/10/2011
  • Sunderland
  • 2 - 3
  • West Brom
  • 09/04/2011
  • West Brom
  • 1 - 0
  • Sunderland
  • 21/08/2010
  • West Brom
  • 3 - 0
  • Sunderland
  • 25/04/2009
  • Sunderland
  • 4 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 13/12/2008

Top Scorers

Sunderland

  • S Fletcher 6
  • CJ Cuellar 1
  • A Johnson 1
  • S Sessegnon 1

West Brom

  • S Long 4
  • PO Odemwingie 3
  • J Morrison 3
  • R Lukaku 3
  • Z Gera 2
  • G McAuley 1
  • Y Mulumbu 1

Goals

Sunderland

    • Total goals 22
    • Goals per game 10
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

West Brom

    • Total goals 31
    • Goals per game 19
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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