Cardiff 0 Sunderland 2: Highlights as Adil Aouchiche penalty and Jobe Bellingham goal end Cats' winless run

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How it played out as Sunderland beat Cardiff City 2-0 at the Cardiff City Stadium in the Championship.

Sunderland ended a seven-match winless run with a 2-0 victory over Cardiff at the Cardiff City Stadium.

The Black Cats took an early lead when Jobe Bellingham was pushed in the Cardiff box, winning a penalty which Adil Aouchiche converted in the 12th minute. Aouchiche then turned provider as he set up Bellingham to make it 2-0 before half time, with the latter converting from close range.

Here's how the game played out:

Cardiff vs Sunderland


Back under way

48' Cardiff change positions

O'Dowda has gone to left-back for Cardiff, with Ramsey now playing as a number 10 behind Diedhiou.

Neil's effort from distance is deflected over the bar after he was set up by Ba.

The Sunderland fans are already ole-ing their team's passes.

Ballard releases Aouchiche with a fine pass down the left channel.

The Frenchman then cut the ball back for Neil who curled his effort wide from inside the Cardiff box.

59' Bowler cross across the box

Sunderland have been on top at the start of this second half, with Cardiff struggling to get out of their own half.

The hosts did break forward there but Bowler's cross from the right was overhit.

61' Ballard and Bowler collide

The home fans aren't happy after Ballard and Bowler collided in the Sunderland box.

"You're not fit to referee," chant the home fans.

Wintle is shown a yellow card for a foul on Aouchiche.

65' Another Cardiff change

ON: Robinson

OFF: Ralls

70' O'Dowda cross cleared

Sunderland have managed the game well so far.

O'Dowda's cross is cleared by Ballard, who was also caught by Grant, leading to a pause in play.

72' First Sunderland changes

ON: Mundle and Hjelde

OFF: Rigg and Styles

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