Jan 2, 2016 at 3pm UK at ‚ÄčStadium 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')
Result: Sorry Aston Villa lose at Sunderland
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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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
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5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
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10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
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16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163