Stoke City 2 Sunderland 0: Problems mount for Black Cats after Joe Allen inspires Potters win
Sunderland's season continues to go from bad to worse after losing 2-0 to a Joe Allen-inspired Stoke City in the bottom-of-the-table clash.
The winless Black Cats remain bottom of the Premier League after Allen's first-half brace sealed victory for Stoke, who had started the day second bottom.
David Moyes was forced to field a patched-up side and the injury problems continue to mount too after Patrick van Aanholt was forced off with a groin injury in the first-half.
Depleted Sunderland quickly found themselves a goal down, with Allen scoring his first after eight minutes before adding a... read more
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