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Sunderland's Patrick Roberts.

'Simply outstanding': Phil Smith's Sunderland player ratings as Alex Neil's side reach League One play-off final after battling past Sheffield Wednesday

Sunderland have reached the League One play-off final after getting past Sheffield Wednesday – but how did each player fare at Hillsborough?

By Phil Smith
Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 8:41 am

Patrick Roberts scored a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser to put the Black Cats 2-1 ahead on aggregate.

It came after Wednesday striker Lee Gregory levelled the score, and the match looked set to go to extra-time before Roberts’ late finish.

Sunderland will now face Wycombe Wanderers in the final at Wembley Stadium later this month.

Our chief SAFC writer Phil Smith has delivered his verdict on how each Black Cats player fared at Hillsborough:

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