SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Sunderland manager Lee Johnson looks on during the Sky Bet League One Play-off Semi Final 2nd Leg match between Sunderland and Lincoln City at Stadium of Light on May 22, 2021 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Sunderland duo included in League One's Best XI so far according to statistics

Two Sunderland players have been included in WhoScored.com’s League One Best XI of the season so far.

Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 2:37 pm

WhoScored.com update their League One Best XI on a weekly basis, selecting players based on their ratings from live match statistics.

After Sunderland' s opening ten fixtures, Aiden McGeady and Ross Stewart’s starts to the campaign have been rewarded with a place for the duo in the XI – with the latter earning the highest rating in the team.

MK Dons and promotion rivals Wigan Athletic also have two players each in the XI, while Gillingham, Plymouth, Wycombe Wanderers, Bolton Wanderers and Rotherham United are also included.

Here is WhoScored.com's best XI in League One so far...

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