Sunderland 2-2 Southampton Stats and Highlights

Adam Johnson’s goal helped relegation-battling Sunderland come back from two goals down to draw against Southampton.

Jay Rodriguez arrowed in a low 22-yard strike to put the visitors ahead and a steered Dejan Lovren volley from a corner extended the lead.

Fabio Borini’s shot on the turn then pulled one back for the Black Cats.

Southampton missed several chances and were punished when Johnson powered in a rising shot, with Steven Fletcher having a late Sunderland chance saved.

Watch English Premier League match, Sunderland Vs Southampton highlights here.

Venue: Stadium of Light
Date: Saturday, 18 January, 2014
Kick off: 12:45 GMT

0-1 Rodriguez 4′ | Mobile users click here

0-2 Lovren 31′ | Mobile users click here

1-2 Borini 32′ | Mobile users click here

2-2 Johnson 71′


Sunderland beat Southampton in the League Cup at the Stadium of Light earlier this season.

The Black Cats’ last home league win against the Saints was in December 1999 – a 2-0 victory courtesy of two Kevin Phillips goals.

Both of Southampton’s league and cup goals against Sunderland this season were scored in the 88th minute.


The Wearsiders have won their last three matches, all in different competitions.

Despite winning all six of their home cup ties this season, Sunderland are without a league win at the Stadium of Light since beating Manchester City in November (D1, L3).

The Black Cats have conceded as many goals at the Stadium of Light as they have on their travels (17).

They have let in 10 goals inside the last 15 minutes of their league games this season – only Fulham and Cardiff City (both 14) have a worse record.

Phil Bardsley has scored in his last two home appearances against Southampton.


Saints won for only the second time in 10 Premier League matches at home to West Brom last weekend (W2, D2, L6).

Mauricio Pochettino’s side have conceded 23 goals, the joint-third best record in the Premier League.

Dejan Lovren has played more minutes than any of his team-mates, completing the match in each of his 19 appearances.

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