Is Grayson's job under threat? Who should be No.1? How do Sunderland tackle home form? Your questions answered

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Sunderland head to Brentford this afternoon (KO 3pm) aiming for only their second win of the Championship campaign.

The club's desperate start has seen the pressure rise on boss Simon Grayson in recent weeks, with the club without a home win this season in six attempts - adding to a dreadful run that has not seen the Black Cats win on home soil since December last year.

Sunderland boss Simon Grayson.

Sunderland boss Simon Grayson.

We tackled those issues plus much more including the latest selection dilemmas facing Grayson in our latest SAFC Facebook Live Q&A with fans.

Echo writers Phil Smith and Richard Mennear were joined by special guest Gareth Barker, from the Wise Men Say podcast, for this week's chat with supporters - and you can watch the full discussion in the video above.

We'll be holding weekly Facebook Live sessions with fans and special guests each week throughout the season. To watch them make sure you 'Like' our Sunderland Echo SAFC Facebook page here.