Phil Smith's player ratings as poor performances see Sunderland lose at Burton

Sunderland's unbeaten start to the season came to an abrupt end at Burton Albion.

Saturday, 15th September 2018, 17:04 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th September 2018, 17:07 pm
Who shone and who struggled for Sunderland at Burton?

After a dire first half performance, Jack Ross’ side rallied after the break but it wasn’t enough to take anything from the game.

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Chris Maguire did find the net for Sunderland with a fine strike, but first half goals from Jamie Allen and Kyle McFadzean handed the Brewers the three points.

Our man Phil Smith has delivered his verdict on the individual performances - and unsurprisingly there were some low ratings dished out.

Click the link above to flick through our gallery and see which players struggled and who shone for the Black Cats.