Former Sunderland trio react to win for Chris Coleman's side

Chris Coleman manager of Sunderland during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Reading at Stadium of Light on December 2, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland won in the Championship at the weekend.

A general view of the stadium as players warm up ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Derby County at Stadium of Light on August 4, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland returned to winning ways in the Championship at the weekend, as they got the better of Fulham 1-0 at the Stadium of Light.

The Black Cats headed into the match against Fulham on Saturday afternoon on the back of a goalless draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers away from home at the Molineux Stadium.

Josh Maja scored the only goal of the match at the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, as the Black Cats enhanced their chances of escaping the drop to League One at the end of the season.

A general view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

The result means that Chris Coleman’s side are now 21st in the Championship table with 18 points from 22 matches, just a point above the relegation zone.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, hosts Sunderland had 34% of the possession, took 17 shots of which seven were on target, and earned one corner, according to BBC Sport.

Former Sunderland trio Michael Gray, David Preece and Marco Gabbiadini have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to the win for the Black Cats.

Chris Coleman manager of Sunderland during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Reading at Stadium of Light on December 2, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

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