Premier League

August 22, 2009

Full-time

Sunderland

2 - 1

Blackburn Rovers

Premier League

14:00 +00:00, August 22, 2009

Stadium of Light, England

Referee: Alan Wiley

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    Match ends, Sunderland 2, Blackburn Rovers 1.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Sunderland 2, Blackburn Rovers 1.

  • 90'

    Attempt missed. Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  • 90'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Fraizer Campbell forward replaces Darren Bent.

  • 90'

    Benedict McCarthy (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 90'

    Darren Bent (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 90'

    Foul by Benedict McCarthy (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 90'

    Attempt blocked. Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jason Roberts.

  • 89'

    Lorik Cana (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 89'

    Foul by Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 88'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 87'

    Delay in match Benedict McCarthy (Blackburn Rovers) because of an injury.

  • 85'

    Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 85'

    Foul by Keith Andrews (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 83'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kenwyne Jones.

  • 82'

    Foul by Danny Collins (Sunderland).

  • 82'

    Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 81'

    Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 80'

    Foul by Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland).

  • 80'

    Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 80'

    Foul by Nyron Nosworthy (Sunderland).

  • 80'

    Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 79'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Jordan Henderson midfielder replaces Steed Malbranque.

  • 78'

    Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 78'

    Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 77'

    Attempt missed. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  • 77'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 76'

    Delay in match Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland) because of an injury.

  • 75'

    Attempt missed. Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  • 75'

    Attempt missed. Benedict McCarthy (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Christopher Samba with a headed pass.

  • 75'

    Attempt blocked. Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  • 75'

    Attempt missed. Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers) header from very close range misses to the right following a set piece situation.

  • 75'

    Benedict McCarthy (Blackburn Rovers) hits the bar with a header from very close range. Assisted by Christopher Samba with a headed pass following a set piece situation.

  • 74'

    Foul by Lorik Cana (Sunderland).

  • 74'

    Benedict McCarthy (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 71'

    Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Benedict McCarthy forward replaces El Hadji Diouf.

  • 69'

    Foul by Lorik Cana (Sunderland).

  • 69'

    Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 68'

    Attempt blocked. Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 67'

    Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Steven N'Zonzi tries a through ball, but El Hadji Diouf is caught offside.

  • 66'

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

  • 66'

    Foul by Keith Andrews (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 61'

    Attempt missed. Lorik Cana (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

  • 60'

    Substitution, Sunderland. Nyron Nosworthy defender replaces George McCartney.

  • 59'

    Lorik Cana (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 59'

    Foul by Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 59'

    Attempt missed. Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Keith Andrews.

  • 55'

    Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Steven N'Zonzi tries a through ball, but Christopher Samba is caught offside.

  • 55'

    Attempt saved. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

  • 54'

    Foul by George McCartney (Sunderland).

  • 54'

    Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 53'

    Goal! Sunderland 2, Blackburn Rovers 1. Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Lee Cattermole with a cross.

  • 53'

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

  • 51'

    Steed Malbranque (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 51'

    Foul by Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 50'

    Attempt missed. Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from very close range is too high.

  • 49'

    George McCartney (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 49'

    Foul by Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 47'

    Attempt missed. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  • 47'

    Foul by Danny Collins (Sunderland).

  • 47'

    Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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    Second Half begins Sunderland 1, Blackburn Rovers 1.

  • 45'

    Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Martin Olsson defender replaces Ryan Nelsen because of an injury.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Sunderland 1, Blackburn Rovers 1.

  • 45'

    Attempt missed. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

  • 45'

    Lee Cattermole (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 45'

    Foul by Lee Cattermole (Sunderland).

  • 45'

    Lars Jacobsen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 43'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 42'

    Delay in match Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) because of an injury.

  • 42'

    Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 42'

    Foul by Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 42'

    Attempt missed. Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  • 42'

    Attempt blocked. Lee Cattermole (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 41'

    Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 41'

    Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 41'

    Attempt missed. Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jason Roberts.

  • 38'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Phillip Bardsley.

  • 38'

    Attempt blocked. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is blocked. Assisted by Nikola Kalinic.

  • 34'

    Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 34'

    Foul by Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 34'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Phillip Bardsley.

  • 33'

    Lorik Cana (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 33'

    Foul by Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 32'

    Goal! Sunderland 1, Blackburn Rovers 1. Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Steed Malbranque with a through ball following a fast break.

  • 31'

    Attempt blocked. Lars Jacobsen (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by El Hadji Diouf.

  • 30'

    Attempt missed. Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ryan Nelsen with a headed pass.

  • 30'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Lorik Cana.

  • 29'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Danny Collins.

  • 29'

    Attempt blocked. Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Christopher Samba with a headed pass.

  • 28'

    Foul by Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland).

  • 28'

    Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 26'

    Danny Collins (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 26'

    Foul by Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 25'

    Lorik Cana (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 25'

    Foul by Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 24'

    Attempt saved. Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lee Cattermole.

  • 23'

    Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 23'

    Foul by Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 21'

    Goal! Sunderland 0, Blackburn Rovers 1. Gaël Givet (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal following a corner.

  • 20'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Danny Collins.

  • 20'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kenwyne Jones.

  • 20'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Marton Fülöp.

  • 20'

    Attempt saved. El Hadji Diouf (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  • 19'

    Foul by Lorik Cana (Sunderland).

  • 19'

    Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 18'

    Attempt missed. Lorik Cana (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  • 17'

    Hand ball by Nikola Kalinic (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 17'

    Foul by Phillip Bardsley (Sunderland).

  • 17'

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

  • 15'

    Attempt missed. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

  • 14'

    Hand ball by Keith Andrews (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 14'

    Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Nikola Kalinic forward replaces Franco Di Santo because of an injury.

  • 10'

    Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 10'

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

  • 9'

    Attempt missed. Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by El Hadji Diouf.

  • 6'

    Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Steven N'Zonzi tries a through ball, but Franco Di Santo is caught offside.

  • 5'

    Offside, Sunderland. Marton Fülöp tries a through ball, but Darren Bent is caught offside.

  • 4'

    Foul by Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers).

  • 4'

    Marton Fülöp (Sunderland) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 4'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Lee Cattermole.

  • 4'

    Attempt blocked. Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

  • 4'

    Attempt blocked. Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers) header from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Morten Gamst Pedersen with a cross.

  • 3'

    Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by George McCartney.

  • 2'

    Attempt blocked. Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by El Hadji Diouf.

  • 1'

    Foul by Danny Collins (Sunderland).

  • 1'

    Franco Di Santo (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up