THE Black Cats face West Brom tomorrow with a frustrating record against the side.
The Wearsiders have lost five of their last six meetings with the Baggies, including a 4-0 rout at the Hawthorns 12 months ago in Martin O’Neill’s joint-heaviest defeat as Sunderland boss.
But this time Sunderland are travelling to The Hawthorns with a secret weapon – Steven Fletcher.
The former Wolves striker scored three goals in two games against bitter derby rivals West Brom last season to earn his place in Black Country derby folklore.
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