Result: Sunderland 2-0 Morecambe

Result: Sunderland 2-0 Morecambe
© PA Photos
Sunderland comfortably defeat Morecambe 2-0 in the League Cup, with James McClean scoring twice.

Sunderland ran out comfortable winners against Morecambe in the League Cup this evening, with the result never really in doubt.

Sunderland started strongly and registered several shots inside the first 20 minutes, with Barry Roche tested a few times in the Morecambe goal.

James McClean opened the scoring for the home side as he headed home from an Adam Johnson corner on 24 minutes.

Johnson continued to be a danger on the wing, but Sunderland could not add another as the sides went in at half-time with the score 1-0.

It was the same combination which added the second goal, this time McClean burying the ball into the bottom corner from the edge of the box.

Sunderland continued to press for a third as Morecambe were unable to get forward to test Kieren Westwood.

However there were to be no more goals as Sunderland took the 2-0 win.

You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League
Championship
La Liga
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Cup
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Segunda Division
Serie B
Ligue 2
Australian A-League
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Indian I-League
Liga MX
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves28196350203063
2Derby CountyDerby28158544232153
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa28139639241548
5Bristol City2813964032848
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd28135104031944
7Leeds UnitedLeeds28135103729844
8Middlesbrough28126103527842
9Fulham2711974034642
10Brentford28101174135641
11Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
12Ipswich TownIpswich28124124039140
13Norwich CityNorwich28108102731-438
14Queens Park RangersQPR28810103137-634
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest28103153343-1033
16Millwall28711102930-132
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
18Reading2879123035-530
19Barnsley28610122737-1028
20Hull City28511123944-526
21Bolton WanderersBolton2868142545-2026
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Sunderland28411132947-1823
24Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand