Sunderland VS Birmingham – Match Preview & Prediction
The Black Cats face Birmingham City at The Stadium of Light as they try to rekindle their play-off hopes going into the final 5 games of the season.
Sunderland are currently 10th in the league, but they are just 4 points away from the last play-off spot.
Birmingham are sitting in 17th, but they are on Good form at the moment.
They have lost just 1 of their last 7 games, however they have drawn their last 2.
Sunderland themselves are starting to turn their form around, only losing 1 if their last 6 games.
Last time out, Sunderland beat Cardiff City 0-1 away from home, thanks to a goal by Dennis Cirkin on his return to the starting 11.
The 2 sides last met in November at The St. Andrews Stadium and The Black Cats came out 1-2 winners, thanks to goals from Ellis Simms and Amad Diallo.
A win for Sunderland could see them move as high as 8th in the table and within 1 point of the play-offs.
Luke O’Nien could be back in contention for the game, and Tony Mowbray has confirmed that no new injuries have been sustained.
Sunderland 2-0 Birmingham
Scorers – Jack Clarke and Amad