Sunderland prospect Josh Maja back in action after injury at Leicester

Josh Maja returned to action in Sunderland under-23s' goalless Premier League 2 game at Leicester City this evening.

Monday, 20th November 2017, 7:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 2:30 am
Josh Maja.

The striker has had his injury problems this season.

He returned to action at the end of last month against Arsenal, but then withdrew in the warm-up against Everton just days later.

He played the first half against Leicester before being withdrawn in a pre-planned arrangement.

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The youngster took a knock on 20 minutes but was able to continue for the rest of the half after treatement.

It was a tight game without any clear chances.

Leicester put on pressure as the game to a conclusion but Sunderland held on for the draw.

Sunderland U23: Talbot, J Robson, Hume, Storey, Taylor, Bale, Allan, Nelson, Molyneux, Maja (Greenwood 46), Diamond (Connelly 76). Subs not used: T Robson, Woud, Hackett.