The win lifts the Owls up to seventh in the Championship.
James Collins helped West Ham United pick up a 0-0 draw with Swansea City.
Jurgen Klopp's side were beaten 3-0 by Watford on Sunday.
The 30-year-old is no stranger to the atmosphere at Elland Road.
Mark Warburton's side have watched their lead at the top of the Scottish Championship table disappear in recent weeks.
HITC Sport understands League Two strugglers have sacked manager Wayne Burnett.
Watford and Swansea City play contrasting style of football.
Jeremain Lens has made 13 appearances for Sunderland so far this season.
Liverpool were defeated 3-0 by Watford in the Premier League on Sunday.
It is not an overstatement to call Nikica Jelavic a West Ham flop.
While managing brakes has always been part of racing, and would likely always to be the case at an anchor-heavy circuit such as Montreal, it was unedifying to hear Nico Rosberg being told to back off in his pursuit of the race winner Lewis Hamilton because of brake wear.
Mo Farah’s blood and medical data will be examined to ensure there is no evidence of doping following the recent allegations against his coach Alberto Salazar, the chairman of UK Athletics, Ed Warner, has confirmed.
McLaren have insisted the team remain united and that they are making forward strides in the wake of Fernando Alonso’s frustrated claim that they were “looking like amateurs” during a poor performance at Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.