Sunderland 1-1 Bristol City – Match Report & Player Ratings

Sunderland denied all three points as Bristol City scored a 93rd minute penalty to equalise at The Stadium of Light.

Sunderland are still in the play-off places, on goal difference.

City started the brighter of the 2 sides, and midway through the first half, Anis Mehmeti’s effort was saved onto the post by Anthony Patterson.

Joe Gelhardt had a huge chance to score his first goal for the club at the end of the first half.

Jack Clarke did well on the left and played it square to Gelhardt, but he scuffed his shot wide.

Sunderland took the lead thanks to, yet again, another fantastic goal.

Gelhardt did well to hold the ball up, he played a give and go before picking out Clarke.

Jack Clarke cut inside and fired a rocket into the top corner, brilliant.

Despite many half chances, The Black Cats were unable to put the game to bed.

They were lunched at the end, when Trai Hume brought down Jay Dasilva in the area.

Nhaki Wells stepped up and took the penalty, and despite Patterson going the right way, he buried it into the bottom right corner.

Player Ratings

Anthony Patterson – 7

Unlucky with the penalty, made a brilliant save onto the post in the first half.

Trai Hume – 6

A good game ruined by giving away thee penalty at the end.

Dan Ballard – 7

Another solid performance, just the usual.

Danny Batth – 7

The same as Ballard.

Aji Alese – 7

Defended well throughout, didn’t offer as much as usual going forward.

Dan Neil – 7

Not a bad game, some really nice touches at times.

Edouard Michut – 7

Always looks comfortable on the ball, and gets us up the pitch whenever possible.

Amad – 6

Quiet again by his standards, showed real class at times, but didn’t cause too many problems.

Patrick Roberts – 7

Always looking dangerous, unlucky not to get at least 1 goal.

Jack Clarke – 7

Quiet in the first half, but he came to life once again in the second half, an absolute peach of a goal!

Joe Gelhardt – 6

Missed his one real chances in the first half, but he was brilliant in the build up to the goal.


Alex Pritchard – 6

Added some energy in midfield, but didn’t cause many problems.

Luke O’Nien – 6

Defended well, recieved one of the best yellow cards I’ve ever seen as he jumped on the back of one of their players.

Pierre Ekwah – 6

Ran around, didn’t really get involved.

Dennis Cirkin – 6

Came on late, didn’t get the chance to make much of an impact.

MoTM – Patrick Roberts.