Sunderland 3-0 West Ham Highlights
Impressive Sunderland brushed aside a disjointed West Ham to notch an emphatic first win of 2013.
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Venue: Stadium of Light
Date: Saturday, 12 January, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
The Hammers have won five of their last 11 games at the Stadium of Light in all competitions.
West Ham have won 32 of the previous 83 league and cup encounters, with Sunderland claiming victory on 30 occasions.
Defeat would mean the Black Cats lose three successive league games for the first time under Martin O’Neill. The last time they lost three in a row was in April 2011, when they suffered four successive defeats.
Sunderland drew six of their first eight Premier League matches this season, but have shared the points only once in 13 subsequent games.
Martin O’Neill’s men have gained one point from losing positions this season, fewer than any other top-flight side.
Only 10% of the league goals Sunderland have scored this term have been headers, while only 3% of their goals against are headers. Both figures are the lowest in the Premier League this season.
The Hammers are winless in their last four away games (D1, L3), failing to score in the last three matches.
Their last away victory was the 1-0 win at Newcastle on 11 November.
They have conceded three league goals from set-pieces this season, fewer than any other team.