The story of the night as Sunderland lose ground to Hull City and Peterborough United after Wigan defeat

Sunderland travel to Wigan Athletic this evening look to bounce back from their weekend defeat to Charlton Athletic.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 8:37 pm

The Black Cats saw their lengthy unbeaten run come to an end against the Addicks on Saturday, but have an opportunity to close the gap on the top two as they face Wigan Athletic.

Tonight’s fixture kicks-off a run of three successive away games which will also see the Wearsiders face Blackpool and Hull City during what could be a key week in their hunt for promotion.

But Leam Richardson’s side come into the game after a thumping win over Doncaster Rovers and themselves are desperate for three points to post their survival bid.

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Sunderland could welcome back Bailey Wright for the clash in the North West, while the likes of Denver Hume and Jordan Jones will also be hoping for starts.

And our team of writers will be in place to ensure you don’t miss a kick from the big game.