SEB Larsson admits that the challenge now for Sunderland is to convert their hefty tally of draws into victories after another frustrating stalemate at third bottom Leicester City last weekend – their seventh in the Premier League this term.
That won’t be easy for Poyet’s men in the short-term though, with Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool on the horizon in the space of seven days.
“We’re three points above the relegation zone, but then we’re six points off fourth,” said the Swedish midfielder.
“That tells you everything about this league. It’s absolutely nuts.
“I thought the Leicester game was one where we should have won, we were the better team and had the better chances.
“But the next step from having a solid performance away from home, is making sure you win those games more often than not.
“That’s the challenge we’ve got.
“If a few of the draws had turned into three-pointers, we’d have been way up the league.”
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