Sunderland v Norwich City, 15 August 2015

Score3-1 to Norwich City
RefereeKevin Friend
CompetitionPremier League
VenueStadium of Light
Attendance41,379
Kick-off: 3.00pm

Goals:

Duncan Watmore 88 G

Goals:

Russell Martin 26 G
Steven Whittaker 37 G
Nathan Redmond 57 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon
Defender Billy Jones
Defender Younès Kaboul
Defender/Midfielder Seb Larsson
Midfielder Lee Cattermole
Midfielder Yann M'Vila
Forward Jermain Defoe
Forward Steven Fletcher
Forward Jeremain Lens

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper John Ruddy
Defender/Midfielder Robbie Brady
Defender/Midfielder Russell Martin
Defender/Midfielder Steven Whittaker
Midfielder Wes Hoolahan
Midfielder Jonny Howson
Midfielder Alex Tettey
Midfielder/Forward Graeme Dorrans
Midfielder/Forward Nathan Redmond
Forward Cameron Jerome

Substitutions:

Danny Graham for Seb Larsson 46
Duncan Watmore for Steven Fletcher 70

Substitutions:

Bradley Johnson for Wes Hoolahan 62
Lewis Grabban for Cameron Jerome 68
Gary O'Neil for Nathan Redmond 83

Cards:

Jeremain Lens 9 Y

Cards:

Sébastien Bassong 7 Y
Alex Tettey 48 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Vito Mannone
Defender Adam Matthews
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Midfielder Liam Bridcutt
Defender/Midfielder Jack Rodwell
Forward Danny Graham
Forward Duncan Watmore

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Declan Rudd
Defender Ryan Bennett
Defender/Midfielder Andre Wisdom
Midfielder Bradley Johnson
Midfielder Gary O'Neil
Forward Lewis Grabban
Forward Gary Hooper

Comments:

League position: 20th With this defeat, Sunderland still hadn't won their opening home league match of the season since 2007, when they beat Tottenham Hotspur (1-0). Jermain Defoe made his 400th Premier League appearance so becoming the 32nd player to reach this milestone.

Comments:

League position: 9th Newly-promoted Norwich City remained unbeaten in away league games since 28 December 2014 when they lost at Reading in the League Championship.