Sunderland beat Crystal Palace 1-0 when the two sides met recently.
Sunderland defender Sebastian Coates was superb against Crystal Palace.
The Black Cats are shaping up well ahead of Sam Allardyce's first game in charge.
Sunderland signed Sebastian Coates, Adam Matthews, Jeremain Lens, Younes Kaboul, Fabio Borini, Yann M’Vila, Ola Toivonen and DeAndre Yedlin in the summer transfer window.
The former Newcastle United hero is sceptical of the Black Cats' chances this season.
The former Spurs striker has toiled in the Black Cats' disappointing Premier League start.
The Black Cats have been on the end of humbling defeats to Leicester and Norwich.
Sunderland have got off to a terrible start with two defeats from their opening two games.
Dick Advocaat saw his side get off to the worst possible start after a collapse at the King Power Stadium.
A select round-up of the latest news relating to Liverpool…
Celtic beat Rangers at Ibrox over the weekend.
West Ham United allegedly beat Southampton to Declan Rice.
Christopher Jullien played well for Neil Lennon’s Celtic against Steven Gerrard’s Rangers at Ibrox last weekend.
Jurgen Klopp's Anfield charges appear miles ahead of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Red Devils at present.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka gave away a penalty in the North London Derby last weekend.
Bailey Peacock-Farrell left Leeds United for Burnley.
Dawson has reunited with a former West Bromwich Albion teammate at Watford.
Alan Hutton made almost 100 appearances during his previous Ibrox side Rangers, but does Steven Gerrard need him now?
Steve Bruce's Newcastle United side brought Jetro Willems in on loan over the summer.
Celtic’s Conor Hazard is a promising young goalkeeper.
The ex-Tottenham Hotspur striker made a solid contribution to Sunderland last season, but bigger things are expected next term.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Thursday morning.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Wednesday morning.