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…
Southampton's Matt Targett stance presents a different possibility for Aston Villa.
Aston Villa reportedly want to sign Lewis Dunk.
Liverpool duo Harry Wilson and Ryan Kent are reportedly on Aston Villa’s radar.
Aston Villa and Everton will contest the oldest top-flight fixture once again next season when they meet in the Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is eager to bring in more quality this summer.
Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa reported wants to bring in Mark Travers from Bournemouth this summer.
The Rangers manager, Steven Gerrard, is said to be interested in bringing the centre-back to Ibrox.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Tanguy Ndombele, and he's needed.
Aston Villa are said to be looking to bring in Lewis Dunk from Brighton & Hove Albion.
The Liverpool forward was quite simply brilliant last season.
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.