Date: 14th March 2008 at 6:49pm
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Sunderland welcome Chelsea to the Stadium of Light this weekends Premiership fixture.

Sunderland will be looking to cause an upset to claw themselves away from the relegation dogfight at the foot of the league.

Sunderland Team News:

Sunderland are without Ross Wallace, Dickson Etuhu and Anthony Stokes.

Carlos Edwards is expected to feature at some point after recovering from a broken leg.

Player to watch: Craig Gordon

A big game for the Scottish International expect him to have a busy afternoon.

Chelsea Team News:

Chelsea are without Goalkeeper Petr Cech who is receiving treatment for his ankle.

Player to watch: Frank Lampard

He is a top quality midfielder who chips in with goals regularly Sunderland will hope he is off his game.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last 6 league meetings with Chelsea on Wearside we have Won 3, Lost 2 and Drew 1.

Last time in the league at the Stadium of Light we lost 1 – 2

Ref Watch:

Mike Dean

Match Prediction:

It`s going to be tough hopefully we can sneak a draw or by some minor miracle steal a win

1-1 Draw

Next Fixtures:

Aston Villa V Sunderland
15:00 Saturday 22nd of March 2008

 

3 Replies to “Sunderland V Chelsea”

  • i do not get it..sunderland have got a good potentially very good forward in kenwyn jones, a world class keep in gordon,two quick wingers in richardson and edwards…a gifted cb in evans…plus decent reid and whitehead..even then they are struggling in a relegation battle…its going to be scrappy affair..hope chels will put in a performance and knock the stuffing in the first 20 minutes!!

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