Who shone and struggled for Sunderland at Portsmouth?

Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings: Who shone and struggled in Portsmouth defeat?

Sunderland suffered defeat at the hands of Portsmouth – but which players emerged with credit on the south coast?

The Black Cats were undone by two set-pieces at Fratton Park, as both Christian Burgess and James Bolton took advantage of some sloppy defending to hand Pompey victory.

But who, if anyone, impressed for Sunderland in their disappointing defeat? Scroll down and click through the pages to see how our man Phil Smith rated the individual displays on show against Portsmouth:

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