Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings: Who shone and struggled as Oxford United win on penalties?
Sunderland have been knocked out of the Carabao Cup on penalties by Oxford United – but who shone and struggled in the game at the Kassam Stadium?
Phil Smith has dished out his player ratings, Will Grigg and Marc McNulty missing the spot-kicks in the penalty shoot-out competition, with Oxford progressing to the quarter-final stage.
For Sunderland AFC, it’s back to the league campaign this weekend.
Sunderland’s busy schedule continues with the visit of Southend United to the Stadium of Light on Saturday, new boss and former Newcastle United defender Sol Campbell taking charge of struggling Southend.
To view Phil Smith’s player ratings from the Oxford game, simply scroll down and click through our gallery of images.