EFL Championship: Game Week 13
Stadium: Stadium of Light
4th October 2022
Sunderland is set to host Blackpool at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday. This will be their first league meeting ever in Championship. Blackpool has won their last two league game against Sunderland in the League One Season. Would Sunderland be able to beat Blackpool this time?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Sunderland registered their first home win of the season by defeating Rotherham by (3-0). They played their 3rd draw of the season in the last home game against Preston (1-1). Earlier in the initial phase of the season they played a draw against QPR (2-2) and Coventry (1-1).
The only home game they lost against Norwich (0-1) so far this season. In their 6 home league games, Sunderland scored 7 goals against their visitors and conceded 5 in return.
At away, they managed (W3 L2 D1) to win on 3 occasions out of 6. With 16 points in 11 games, they are sitting at 8th position. They have netted 16 goals so far and conceded 11 in return. Ross Stewart is the team’s top scorer with 5 goals and 3 assists followed by Jack Clarke (3) and Ellis Simms (3).
Sunderland’s possible lineup
Patterson; Gooch, O’Nien, Batth, Alese; Roberts, Evans, Neil, Clarke; Embleton, Pritchard.
Blackpool at away lost two away games in a row against Millwall (1-2) and Rotherham (0-3). They managed to win at home on two occasions out of 6 this season. Earlier at away they defeated Huddersfield (1-0) and QPR (1-0) and played a draw against Burnley (3-3).
Stoke City beat (0-2) Blackpool in their first away game of the season. In their 6 away league games, Blackpool scored six goals against their hosts and conceded 10 in return.
At home, their performance is way poor than away as they managed (L3 W1 D1) to win on just one occasion out of 5 games. With 11 points in 11 games, Blackpool is sitting at 19th position in the table.
They have netted 10 goals so far this season and conceded 16 in return.
Theodor Corbeanu is team’s top scorer with 3 goals followed by Jerry Yates (2) and Charlie Patino (1) respectively.
Blackpool’s possible lineup
Maxwell; Gabriel, Ekpiteta, Thorniley, Thompson; Wright, Dougall, Patino; Corbeanu, Yates, Poveda.
Sunderland vs Blackpool expert tips
The black cats are struggling at home this season as they managed to win once out of 5 league games. On the other end, Blackpool is also struggling with their away form. Considering that they will be facing each other for the first time. We are favoring Sunderland to win the match.