This is where Sunderland will finish in League One after their billionaire takeover - according to the experts

This is where Sunderland will finish in League One after their billionaire takeover - according to the experts

It’s been a busy few weeks at the Stadium of Light – with Sunderland hoping the feel-good factor of Kyril Louis-Dreyfus’ takeover can kick-start a promotion push.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 12:32 pm

The billionaire heir sealed his takeover a fortnight ago and the Black Cats are yet to lose since his appointment as chairman – and have only dropped points once, in the 2-2 draw at Crewe.

But where do the experts think Sunderland will finish after the takeover, and who are they tipping for promotion to the Championship?

The data analysts at FiveThirtyEight have released their latest predictions on how the League One table will finish - and it makes for interesting reading after a busy period in the division, which has seen a number of teams drop points.

So scroll down and click through the pages as we see where their unique formula is predicting Johnson’s men to finish come the end of the 2020/21 campaign:

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