Who shone and struggled for Sunderland against Belenenses

Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings: Who shone and struggled against Belenenses

Sunderland suffered their first defeat of pre-season at the hands of Belenenses – but how did their players perform?

By Phil Smith
Saturday, 20 July, 2019, 21:51

A strike early in the second half consigned the Black Cats to defeat, despite creating a number of good opportunities against their top flight opposition. But who shone and struggled in the game? Scroll down to see how our Sunderland AFC writer Phil Smith rated each individual performance – with some positives to take across the board:

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