39 photos of passionate Sunderland fans as 37,490 watch Sheffield United defeat at Stadium of Light - gallery

Sunderland were beaten 2-1 by Sheffield United at the Stadium of Light with our cameras in attendance to capture the action.

The hosts equalised on the stroke of half-time, though, when Manchester City loanee James McAtee found space in the box and converted with a low finish.

Another City loanee then scored the winner as Tommy Doyle’s free-kick went straight in just after the hour mark. Here, we take a look at the best photos of fans throughout the evening courtesy of our photographer Frank Reid: