Who impressed for Sunderland at Fleetwood Town?

Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings: Which youngsters caught the eye despite defeat at Fleetwood?

Sunderland fell to defeat in their final Papa John’s Trophy group stage fixture – despite a positive first half performance at Fleetwood Town.

Callum McFadzean’s early strike had put the Black Cats in control only for a series of injuries to hamper their flow, allowing the Cod Army to claim a 2-1 win.

But there were still some encouraging performances from a young Sunderland side who really impressed at times.

So who caught the eye? Scroll down as Phil Smith dishes out his player ratings:

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