Sunderland 3-0 Reading Highlights
Martin O’Neill celebrates a year in charge at Sunderland with a 3-0 win over Reading that lifts his team out of the relegation zone.
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Venue: Stadium of Light
Date: Tuesday, 11 December, 2012
Kick off: 19:45 GMT.
This is the first meeting of these clubs for five years since Reading won 2-1 at home in the Premier League. Sunderland had won the reverse fixture at the Stadium of Light by the same score in September 2007.
Reading lead the overall head-to-head record by seven wins to Sunderland’s six in all competitions.
Sunderland have won just two of their last 23 Premier League matches (W2, D12, L9).
The Black Cats have only managed one league victory at home this season, earning six points out of a possible 21. Only bottom-of-the-table QPR have a worse home record.
They have only gained one point from losing positions – the joint worst record in the division.
Adam Johnson could make his 250th club career appearance.
Reading are yet to win a Premier League away match this season, mustering only two points from eight trips.
They have lost four successive matches.
The Royals have dropped an unrivalled 17 points from winning positions in the Premier League this season.
No team has conceded more second-half goals than Reading this season (19).
Jason Roberts is poised to make his 450th career league appearance.