Malcolm Dawson writes…….just what is going on! Only a week after I advise you all to start your prediction with Sunderland Nil we get five goals in two games and what’s more a home win! But just as we think we have almost a full squad available we find that Lee Cattermole is joined on the sick list by Connor Wickham, Adam Johnson, Jack Rodwell, Emanuelle Giaccherini, and Billy Jones. What with all that and Norman Stanley having to get up half the night to get the Aptimil Formula to just the right temperature (other proprietary brands are available), suddenly Gus’s choices seem limited again.
Of course the good news is that Defoe found the net, Alvarez showed some quality, Reveilleire looks class at right back and Seb will be there at the Liberty so there is cause for optimism. A forward thinking approach and a desire to play at least some of the game in the opposition’s half has produced two wins on the bounce. Will it be three? My fear is that Senor Poyet will revert to the defensive mindset which sent us all to sleep so often in the first half of the season but I’m not entering so 0-0 is still up for grabs. Whether or not you feel that the winning run will continue have a go at predicting the result on Saturday.
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