Premier League

January 1, 2011

Full-time

Sunderland

3 - 0

Blackburn Rovers

Premier League

15:00 +00:00, January 1, 2011

Stadium of Light, England

Referee: Mike Dean

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    Match ends, Sunderland 3, Blackburn Rovers 0.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Sunderland 3, Blackburn Rovers 0.

  • 89'

    Goal! Sunderland 3, Blackburn Rovers 0. Asamoah Gyan (Sunderland) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jordan Henderson with a through ball following a fast break.

  • 89'

    Attempt blocked. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 88'

    Foul by Anton Ferdinand (Sunderland).

  • 88'

    El Hadji Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 86'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Marcos Angeleri defender replaces Ahmed Al-Muhammadi.

  • 85'

    Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Herold Goulon midfielder replaces David Dunn.

  • 84'

    David Meyler (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 84'

    Foul by Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 84'

    David Meyler (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 84'

    Foul by Josh Morris (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 83'

    Attempt saved. Jordan Henderson (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

  • 82'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Asamoah Gyan forward replaces Darren Bent.

  • 81'

    Foul by Titus Bramble (Sunderland).

  • 81'

    Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 79'

    Anton Ferdinand (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card.

  • 78'

    Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Josh Morris defender replaces David Hoilett.

  • 78'

    Jordan Henderson (Sunderland) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Boudewijn Zenden.

  • 76'

    Attempt blocked. Darren Bent (Sunderland) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

  • 75'

    Attempt missed. Darren Bent (Sunderland) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  • 74'

    Foul by Kieran Richardson (Sunderland).

  • 74'

    El Hadji Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 73'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 72'

    Delay in match Darren Bent (Sunderland) because of an injury.

  • 71'

    Boudewijn Zenden (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 71'

    Foul by Brett Emerton (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 69'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Boudewijn Zenden midfielder replaces Danny Welbeck because of an injury.

  • 69'

    Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 69'

    David Meyler (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 69'

    Foul by Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 68'

    Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Morten Gamst Pedersen tries a through ball, but Benjani is caught offside.

  • 67'

    Attempt missed. David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  • 65'

    Offside, Sunderland. Danny Welbeck tries a through ball, but Darren Bent is caught offside.

  • 65'

    Attempt missed. Darren Bent (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Steed Malbranque with a cross.

  • 63'

    Attempt missed. David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by El Hadji Diouf.

  • 63'

    Attempt blocked. David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mame Biram Diouf.

  • 62'

    Attempt missed. Darren Bent (Sunderland) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kieran Richardson.

  • 59'

    Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 59'

    Foul by El Hadji Diouf (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 58'

    Foul by David Meyler (Sunderland).

  • 58'

    Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 56'

    Foul by David Meyler (Sunderland).

  • 56'

    Ga��l Givet (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 55'

    Attempt missed. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Benjani.

  • 54'

    Attempt missed. Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by El Hadji Diouf with a cross.

  • 54'

    Foul by Darren Bent (Sunderland).

  • 54'

    Ga��l Givet (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 51'

    David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 51'

    Danny Welbeck (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 51'

    Foul by David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 47'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Titus Bramble.

  • 45'

    Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Benjani forward replaces Grant Hanley.

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    Second Half begins Sunderland 2, Blackburn Rovers 0.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Sunderland 2, Blackburn Rovers 0.

  • 45'

    Foul by Kieran Richardson (Sunderland).

  • 45'

    El Hadji Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 45'

    Ahmed Al-Muhammadi (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 45'

    Foul by Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 45'

    Foul by Steed Malbranque (Sunderland).

  • 45'

    Brett Emerton (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 45'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Ryan Nelsen.

  • 45'

    Attempt blocked. Jordan Henderson (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 44'

    Attempt missed. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Brett Emerton.

  • 43'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Phillip Bardsley.

  • 41'

    Foul by Anton Ferdinand (Sunderland).

  • 41'

    Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 39'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 37'

    Delay in match Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers) because of an injury.

  • 37'

    Danny Welbeck (Sunderland) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

  • 36'

    Foul by Steed Malbranque (Sunderland).

  • 36'

    Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 34'

    Attempt missed. El Hadji Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Morten Gamst Pedersen with a cross following a set piece situation.

  • 34'

    Foul by David Meyler (Sunderland).

  • 34'

    David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 33'

    Offside, Sunderland. Titus Bramble tries a through ball, but Darren Bent is caught offside.

  • 32'

    Attempt missed. Brett Emerton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

  • 31'

    Attempt missed. Darren Bent (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Steed Malbranque with a cross.

  • 30'

    Attempt blocked. Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Henderson.

  • 27'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Ga��l Givet.

  • 22'

    Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 22'

    Foul by Brett Emerton (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 21'

    Attempt missed. Mame Biram Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Morten Gamst Pedersen with a cross following a set piece situation.

  • 20'

    Foul by David Meyler (Sunderland).

  • 20'

    David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 19'

    Goal! Sunderland 2, Blackburn Rovers 0. Darren Bent (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ahmed Al-Muhammadi with a cross.

  • 16'

    Attempt blocked. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by David Hoilett.

  • 13'

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Martin Olsson.

  • 11'

    Goal! Sunderland 1, Blackburn Rovers 0. Danny Welbeck (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  • 8'

    Titus Bramble (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 8'

    Foul by David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 6'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 5'

    Delay in match Ahmed Al-Muhammadi (Sunderland) because of an injury.

  • 5'

    Attempt blocked. Ahmed Al-Muhammadi (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

  • 2'

    Foul by Ahmed Al-Muhammadi (Sunderland).

  • 2'

    Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up