Result: Rodwell header denies United
Result: Rodwell header denies United
Manchester United and Sunderland play out a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light to leave Louis van Gaal winless in the Premier League.
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Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United on August 24, 2014
Sunderland's Jack Rodwell pleased with performance
Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell admits that he was delighted to mark his home debut for the Black Cats with a crucial goal in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United.
Aug 26, 19:57
Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United looks on during a training session at Aon Training Complex on November 4, 2013
Louis van Gaal explains Adnan Januzaj's midfield role
Adnan Januzaj's switch to the Manchester United midfield against Sunderland was out of necessity, reveals Louis van Gaal.
Aug 25, 14:40
Real Madrid's Argentinian midfielder Angel di Maria celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match Valencia vs Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 22, 2013
Jamie Redknapp: Manchester United are "desperate" for Angel di Maria
Jamie Redknapp feels that Manchester United are in dire need of the quality of potential signing Angel di Maria to aid their struggling side.
Aug 25, 04:47
Sunderland's Steven Fletcher during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on January 29, 2014
Steven Fletcher elated with Sunderland start
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is elated with the way his side have begun the new Premier League season, taking two points from two matches.
Aug 25, 04:17
 Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United walks to his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Normally it is a penalty'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal suggests that some referees may have handed his side a penalty for a tackle on Robin van Persie during their clash with Sunderland.
Aug 25, 00:30
Manager Gustavo Poyet of Sunderland gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Gus Poyet delighted with Will Buckley debut
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is happy with how Will Buckley fared on his full debut for the club.
Aug 24, 22:32
Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young falls to the ground after a challenge by Sunderland's English defender Wes Brown during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Manchester United at The Stadium of Light in Sunde
Gus Poyet defends Ashley Young over diving claims
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet believes that Manchester United winger Ashley Young was unfortunate to be booked for diving during this afternoon's match between the sides.
Aug 24, 22:21
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal takes his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Manchester United start not good enough'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits that one point from his opening two games is not a good enough start.
Aug 24, 22:12
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against AIK during a friendly match on August 6, 2013
Manchester United confirm Chris Smalling groin injury
Manchester United confirm that defender Chris Smalling injured his groin during the club's 1-1 draw with Sunderland in the Premier League.
Aug 24, 20:33
Phil Jones of Manchester United in action during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium on August 11, 2013
Phil Jones reveals disappointment
Manchester United defender Phil Jones says that the team "need to keep working" following Sunday's 1-1 draw with Sunderland.
Aug 24, 19:13
 Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United walks to his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Louis van Gaal: "We lacked creative passes"
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal bemoans his side's lack of a creative spark in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Sunderland.
Aug 24, 19:00
Robin van Persie leaves the pitch after Manchester United defeat Arsenal 1-0 on November 10, 2013.
Robin van Persie: 'Manchester United too sloppy in possession'
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie insists that his side will "bounce back" from their disappointing start to the new Premier League season.
Aug 24, 18:45
Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole in action during the FA Cup Third Round Replay between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at Stadium of Light on January 15, 2013
Lee Cattermole: 'Solid start to season vital for Sunderland'
Lee Cattermole admits that it was "vital" Sunderland kicked off their Premier League campaign in a positive manner following last season's slow start.
Aug 24, 18:15
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole assesses the individual performances during Manchester United's 1-1 draw at Sunderland in the Premier League.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Sunderland in the Premier League.
Match Report
Manchester United and Sunderland play out a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light to leave Louis van Gaal winless in the Premier League.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report of Manchester United's 1-1 draw away to Sunderland in the Premier League.
HT Report
Sunderland and Manchester United are level at 1-1 at the interval after a first Black Cats goal for Jack Rodwell cancels out Juan Mata's earlier strike.
Team News
Robin van Persie is named in the Manchester United starting lineup for today's clash away at Sunderland having returned from his extended summer break.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Sunderland and Manchester United at the Stadium of Light.
Head to Head
May 3, 2014 3pm
Jan 22, 2014 7.45pm
Man Utd
2-1
Sunderland
Sunderland win 2-1 on penalties
Evans (37'), Hernandez (120')
Jones (113'), Januzaj (116')
Bardsley (119')
Borini (65'), O'Shea (90'), Gardner (110'), Alonso (120')
Jan 7, 2014 7.45pm
Sunderland
2-1
Man Utd
Giggs (45'), Borini (64' pen.)
Giaccherini (50'), Bardsley (59'), Altidore (76'), Mannone (90')
Vidic (52')
Evra (23'), Rafael (62'), Smalling (82')
Oct 5, 2013 5.30pm
Sunderland
1-2
Man Utd
Gardner (4')
Gardner (53'), O'Shea (81')
Januzaj (54', 61')
Rooney (40'), Januzaj (48'), Vidic (70'), Rafael (78')
Mar 30, 2013 12.45pm
Sunderland
0-1
Man Utd

Ndiaye (26'), O'Shea (50'), Bardsley (76')
Bramble (27' og.)
Van Persie (58')



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