Jan 2, 2016 at 3pm UK at ​Stadium of Light

3-1

van Aanholt (30'), Defoe (73', 92')
Brown (26'), Borini (33'), Cattermole (95')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Gil (63')
Hutton (43'), Traore (69'), Gil (87'), Gestede (95')
Jermain Defoe celebrates during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Result: Sorry Aston Villa lose at Sunderland
Former England international Jermain Defoe scores twice as Sunderland record a 3-1 win over Aston Villa in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
The Match
Match Report
Former England international Jermain Defoe scores twice as Sunderland record a 3-1 win over Aston Villa in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Team News
Remi Garde makes five changes from the side that lost to Norwich City for the clash against Sunderland.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the basement battle between Sunderland and Aston Villa on the opening Premier League matchday of 2016.
Head to Head
Aug 29, 2015 3pm
Aston Villa
2-2
Sunderland
Sinclair (11' pen., 41')
Clark (37'), Gil (79')
M'Vila (8'), Lens (52')
Pantilimon (90')
Mar 14, 2015 3pm
Dec 28, 2014 3pm
Jan 1, 2014 3pm



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