Sunderland 0-0 Preston: Lilywhites dig in for a point at Sunderland

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Saturday’s fixture between Sunderland AFC and North End delivered a goalless draw at Stadium of Light. Sunderland AFC arrived with the intention of improving their league position after a 2-2 draw against Watford. North End had lost their previous match against Sheffield United. Sunderland AFC are now in 6th place, with 16 points from 12 matches, while North End sit in 14th, with 13 points from 12.

Substitutions for Sunderland AFC included Amad Traore, Abdoullah Ba, Jewison Bennette and Leon Dajaku for Elliot Embleton, Corry Evans, Alex Pritchard and Jack Clarke, respectively. North End brought on Troy Parrott, Benjamin Woodburn and Ali McCann for Ched Evans, Ryan Ledson and Robbie Brady.

There were bookings for Patrick Roberts from Sunderland AFC. For North End, Liam Lindsay saw yellow.

Sunderland AFC next face Blackpool while North End are at home to West Bromwich Albion.

Technical card:
Sunderland AFC:Anthony Patterson, Jack Clarke (Leon Dajaku, min.81), Aji Alese, Corry Evans (Abdoullah Ba, min.60), Alex Pritchard (Jewison Bennette, min.70), Dan Neill, Luke O’Nien, Lynden Gooch, Patrick Roberts, Elliot Embleton (Amad Traore, min.60) and Danny Batth
Preston North End:Freddie Woodman, Robbie Brady (Ali McCann, min.86), Emil Riis, Alvaro Fernandez, Jordan Storey, Ryan Ledson (Benjamin Woodburn, min.73), Ched Evans (Troy Parrott, min.67), Alan Browne, Liam Lindsay, Ben Whiteman and Gregory Cunningham
Stadium:Stadium of Light