Sunderland players at Plymouth.Sunderland players at Plymouth.
Sunderland players at Plymouth.

'Very important performance': Phil Smith's Sunderland player ratings after nervy draw at Plymouth Argyle

Sunderland were held to a goalless draw against play-off rivals Plymouth Argyle – but how did each player fare at Home Park?

The Black Cats came under pressure in the first half but posed more of a threat after the interval.

It’s a result which keeps the Black Cats’ play-off hopes in their own hands with three games remaining in League One.

Sunderland will now host Cambridge United at the weekend, before games against Rotherham and Morecambe.

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