Don’t worry, we’ll win 3-1. That was one pre-match thought. In the event, they – QPR – won 0-0. Awful result for Sunderland and Martin O’Neill‘s e-mail looks shorter than usual. There’s no elaborate attempt to present it in any better light. Just the customary assertion that another “big game” looms. Oh dear …
It was a difficult evening.
Queens Park Rangers were buoyed by the appointment of their new manager and they came with plenty of determination.
I really felt that at any given stage we could have scored in the game, but it wasn’t to be.
Simon [Mignolet] made a great save for us and then Steven [Fletcher] went close at the other end. That looked like it was going to be the moment.
We had some decent possession of the ball.
Confidence is a big thing, we’ve been talking about it for a while now, but we’ll come through it.
Norwich is a big game. They’re in action tomorrow night, I’ll go and watch that and then we can prepare from there.
All the best,