'Shambles,' 'Bottled it' - Sunderland fans are absolutely fuming following Wigan Athletic loss
Sunderland needed to win tonight.
It didn’t happen. Wigan Athletic turned over the Black Cats 2-1 at the DW Stadium to further dent the Wearside club’s automatic promotion hopes.
Sunderland are looking to bounce back from a disappointing defeat against Charlton Athletic over the weekend, which dented Sunderland’s automatic promotion hopes.
Lee Johnson’s men are now without a win in three games.
Here’s how you reacted on Twitter to the loss
@RoryFallow: “After so much great work to make automatic promotion a possibility, we’ve chucked it away. Two games where we haven’t been particularly out played, we’ve just not been good enough at all & have defended appallingly. A display like that isn’t one of a side who deserves top 2 #SAFC.”
@joshuakell73: “Tactically, that was an absolute shambles. And it’s becoming a theme. We have a decent shape even if we aren’t playing perfectly then suddenly we make four subs at once and lose any semblance of a game plan. Too much reliance on scoring from crosses. Big time bottle job #SAFC”
@Ian_Crow3: “Group of bottle jobs. Didn't look like getting back into it and they give away automatics. Poor performance and worse yet Blackpool and Hull up next. Play-offs only hope now and that's a long shot in our form and of those around us. Another season in League 1? #SAFC #HawayTheLads”
@SunderlandafcI: “At what point are people going to realise that this is on the players? 3 years running and the same set of players have bottled it. It’s no coincidence. #SAFC”