Sunderland v Cardiff. Preview

Last updated : 05 November 2022 By Michael Morris

Saturday 5th November, ko 3:00pm


Match facts

  • This is the first league meeting between Sunderland and Cardiff City since January 2018, with the Bluebirds winning 4-0 under Neil Warnock.
  • Cardiff are looking to win three consecutive league matches against Sunderland for the first time since December 1959.
  • After four unbeaten home league games to start his tenure, Tony Mowbray suffered his first home defeat as Sunderland boss against Burnley. The last Sunderland manager to lose consecutive home league games was Chris Coleman back in March and April 2018 (three in a row).
  • Cardiff City have lost nine of their last 13 away league games (W3 D1), picking up just 10 points from a possible 39 and failing to score eight times in this run.
  • Sunderland manager Tony Mowbray has only lost two of his 16 Championship matches against Cardiff City (W8 D6), winning both last season as Blackburn manager.

Match Officials:

Assistants: Adam Crysell and Mark Dwyer
Fourth Official : Stephen Martin