Duncan Watmore competes for the ball against Scunthorpe United.

Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings as Black Cats suffer woeful defeat away to League Two strugglers Scunthorpe United in EFL Trophy

Sunderland AFC suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Scunthorpe United in the EFL Trophy – with the Black Cats knocked out of the competition at the group stage.

Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 10:03 pm

Luke O’Nien saw red with Scunthorpe converting the penalty before going on to add two more in a woeful evening for Phil Parkinson’s side.

Sunderland had named a strong starting line-up with only Will Grigg missing but the struggling League Two team proved too strong.

Phil Smith has dished out his player ratings from the defeat:

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