Lynden Gooch

'Easy to take his quality for granted' - Phil Smith's player ratings as Sunderland hammer Morecambe in League One

Sunderland played Morecambe this evening in League One at the Stadium of Light.

Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 9:57 pm

Lee Johnson named an unchanged side coming into the game with Elliot Embleton once again named on the bench.

Frederik Alves, however, returned to the squad after injury had kept the West Ham loanee out of Lee Johnson’s plans.

The Black Cats took the lead through Ross Stewart and then doubled it through Nathan Broadhead with Lynden Gooch assisting both players as Sunderland ended the first-half 2-0 up.

Alex Pritchard then made it 3-0 after half-time before Broadhead added his second and Sunderland’s fourth.

Leon Dajaku then added a fifth after his shot deflected in!

Here, though, our chief Sunderland writer Phil Smith dishes out his player ratings following the League One clash on Wearside:

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