Sunderland sail past Stoke to ease heat on Beale despite Pritchard setback

27 January 2024 17:32
Chelsea loanee Mason Burstow ended his long wait for a first Sunderland goal as the Black Cats beat Stoke 3-1 to ease the pressure on the head coach, Michael Beale.The forward broke his duck in his 14th appearance for the club before Abdoullah Ba and Pierre Ekwah also scored to end the hosts’ run of three straight defeats in all competitions and move them level on points with sixth-placed Coventry in the Championship. A Jenson Seelt own goal was a mere consolation for Stoke, who remained 19th after their second straight loss. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian