West Ham United drew 1-1 with Middlesbrough on Saturday.
Di Matteo was relieved of his duties on Monday morning.
The Black Cats currently find themselves in the Premier League bottom three.
Arsenal defeated Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor on Sunday.
Tottenham put in a superb performance on Sunday as they beat Manchester City 2-0 in the Premier League.
Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion played out a 1-1 draw at the weekend.
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The striker made his return against Norwich, having been out with a cruciate knee ligament injury.
Real Madrid’s Super Cup preparations have been dealt a blow after fifth-tier Norwegian club Malvik IL turned down the European champions’ request to use their training facilities – because of a clash with a children’s football training camp.
When the derby with Manchester United in Beijing on Monday was called off, the Manchester City chief executive, Ferran Soriano, pointed to heavy rain as the reason.
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been linked with a move to Sunderland in the summer transfer window.