Premier League IST (Indian Time), Live Stream and TV telecast: Sunderland will be looking forward to clinch its first win of the Premier League season as Moyes’ team take on newly-promoted Middlesbrough FC at the Stadium of Light on Sunday, August 21.
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Match: Sunderland Vs Middlesbrough (English Premier League)
Date: August 21, 2016; 13:30 UK; 6:00 PM (21th August IST)
Venue: Stadium of Light, Sunderland
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Sunderland was defeated by Manchester City, 1–2, in its season-opener at the Etihad Stadium last Saturday, as the Northern Ireland defender Paddy McNair was unlucky to score an own goal just when the game was about to finish with a draw. The Black Cats new head coach David Moyes was appointed as Sunderland manager in late July to replace Sam Allardyce and he is looking forward to strengthen his squad until the end of transfer window.
Meantime, newly promoted Premier League side Middlesbrough settled for a 1–1 draw with Mark Hughes’ Stoke City to at their home ground Riverside Stadium last Saturday.
Sunderland Vs Middlesbrough Head to Head stats
In total, Sunderland and Middlesbrough have met on 142 occasions in all competitions and it is Sunderland that lead the head-to-head 61 victories to Middlesbrough’s 44.
After winning three league games in a row against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light between 2002 and 2006, Middlesbrough have lost their last two there.
Jermain Defoe needs just one more goal in order to become 10th in the all-time Premier League goalscoring ranks (144 currently).
Sunderland: Predicted Line-up (4–3‑3)
Mannone – van Aanholt, Love, Koné, O’Shea – Watmore, Rodwell, Khazri – Januzaj, Defoe, Borini.
Middlesbrough: Predicted Line-up (4–3‑3)
Valdes – Nsue, Barragan, Gibson, Friend – Clayton, Adomah, de Roon – Downing, Ramirez, Negredo.