'Must be a reality check' - Sunderland supporters react as Lee Johnson's men lose at home to Charlton Athletic
Sunderland suffered a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light against Charlton Athletic this afternoon.
The result means Sunderland are now five points adrift of second-place Peterborough United but Lee Johnson’s men do have a game in hand on Darren Ferguson’s side.
The Black Cats are also now eight points off league-leaders Hull City but have two games in hand on the Tigers plus a game to play against Grant McCann’s men.
Here’s how you reacted on Twitter to Sunderland’s League One loss against Charlton Athletic at the Stadium of Light:
@bamgboyeolu: “Can’t win them all just to have to move on Tuesday a massive game. #SAFC”
@ShaunGunner1973: “If people thought we would go on undefeated after such a long run then they are clueless. Defeat is inevitable in football, it’s time people accepted this and support them win lose or draw.”
@gazsandstorm3: “Been coming for weeks another poor performance.”
@LisgoSkol: “Poor day and this time a poor result to go with it. Got to lift ourselves and show more next time cos we won’t get promoted playing like that. Playing with one CB since January has caught us up.”
@Ian_Crow3: “Tough loss. Defending poor today and the missed chances cost us. We can't be complacent right now and we can't be giving away points the way we did today. A poor result given results elsewhere. Need response, must be a reality check. Every game a must win now. #SAFC #HawayTheLads.”
@Carnival_Kids: “Always likely to lose one before the season was over but easy to look at the table and feel deflated tonight. Back at it Tuesday #safc.”