Chris Maguire netted for Sunderland in the abandoned game

Phil Smith's player ratings: How Sunderland stars rated in abandoned Accrington clash

Sunderland saw their clash with Accrington abandoned - but that didn't detract from some positive performances in the North West.

Play was halted with the scores locked at 1-1, with Chris Maguire having netted for the Black Cats. And while conditions proved tricky, our man Phil Smith thought several members of Jack Ross' squad performed admirably given the weather. Click through the pages below to see who shone - and struggled - for the Black Cats away at Accrington:

Steady as ever. Impossible to make a difference in the final third given the pitch. 6

5. Reece James - 6

Steady as ever. Impossible to make a difference in the final third given the pitch. 6
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No chance to spread the play or get a foot on it as he likes to. 6

6. Max Power - 6

No chance to spread the play or get a foot on it as he likes to. 6
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Tenacious and never gave an inch. 6

7. George Honeyman - 6

Tenacious and never gave an inch. 6
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Looked far more comfortable in the second half when moved into a right wing position. 6

8. Lynden Gooch - 6

Looked far more comfortable in the second half when moved into a right wing position. 6
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