Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings: 'Inspirational' Lee Cattermole shines despite penalty heartache against Portsmouth
Sunderland suffered a cruel penalty shoot-out defeat against Portsmouth in the Checkatrade Trophy final - but how did their players perform?
After Aiden McGeady's free-kick put the Black Cats in front, a spirited Pompey comeback looked to have handed them the trophy. But some more magic from McGeady took the game to penalties, where Sunderland were cruelly undone. Our man Phil Smith has dished out his player ratings from the contest , with praise in particular for Lee Cattermole. Scroll down and click through the pages to see who shone - and struggled - for the Black Cats at Wembley: