Sunderland v Arsenal LIVE: All the action from the Stadium of Light

Sunderland host Arsenal at the Stadium of Light this afternoon - and we've got it covered.

Saturday, 23rd April 2016, 5:35 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd April 2016, 6:38 pm
Sam Allardyce

Click here for our live blog:Reporters Chris Young and Richard Mennear are at the game (2.05pm kick-off) bringing you the very best build-up, action and post-match reaction.

Sam Allardyce's side go into the game against the Gunners looking to build on their 3-0 win against Norwich City last weekend.

Third-bottom Sunderland are just a point behind 17th-placed Norwich in the Premier League and a draw or win today would take them out of the bottom three.

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Today's visitors Arsenal are fourth, with Arsene Wenger's side looking to cement their place in the Champions League qualification spots.

Relegation rivals Newcastle United closed the gap to safety with their point at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.