Sunderland fans delighted by new signings on Twitter - but most impressed with Rodwell

The Black Cats faithful took to social media after the shock horror of NOT losing a game!

Sunderland fans finally had something to be encouraged about on Saturday afternoon as Dick Advocaat's men came back from a goal behind to draw with Swansea City.

After 4-2 and 3-1 defeats in their opening two Premier League games, Sunderland were backed by most to take another hiding here against the in-form Swans.

It didn't happen, however, and supporters were impressed with several steely performances.

Up front, Jermain Defoe performed - and scored - while fans were also delighted with new signings Yann M'Vila and Jeremain Lens. The duo injected some much-needed urgency into Sunderland's display against Swansea and Advocaat's side looked much better as a unit.

But, while many were pleased with the new arrivals, plenty were also impressed with defender John O'Shea. The man some felt was most significant against Swansea, however? Jack Rodwell.

Indeed, several Sunderland supporters sung the midfielder's praises on Twitter, simply because his performance was such a improvement on some of his recent dismal form. Many disagreed but there were certainly plenty who felt the 24-year-old was worth praising on social media.

There's still no doubt a long way to go for the Black Cats. But this was a small step in the right direction.

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