Sunderland: Cattermole delighted with Khazri return

Slaven Bilic has resorted to smashing furniture during'roller coaster season

Wahbi Khazri, starting for the first time since October 29, scored direct from a corner for Sunderland in between in the 26th minute. Subs - Januzaj 5, Borini 6, Kone 5. Subs - Nordtveit 5, Calleri 5.

With games running out, this was a match Sunderland had to win. Slight role reversal here as Carroll squares (shanks his shot) the ball to Ayew having picked up the ball from Byram.

While Collins' glancing header within a minute of the restart was greeted with grim resignation by a crowd barely three quarters of the official attendance of 40,168, Ayew's fifth minute opener had brought the first audible chants against Moyes. Well there you go.

"But we're working as hard as we can to try to get out of it, and looking at the way we performed (on Saturday) - that shows how hard we're trying". Ayew should have done better, firing over from close range after Carroll and Snodgrass had combined to teed him up, while Victor Anichebe's effort was deflected behind and Khazri tested Randolph with a low drive as the sides exchanged opportunities shortly before the break.

It feels like a while since I have been able to do this, but there are a handful of Sunderland players that I think deserve a mention due to their showings against West Ham.

The Frenchman was inserted back into the side for his 16th appearance of the season against West Ham and made an instant impact. The medics are rightly taking their time and Borini is waiting to come on.

The Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham will not be broadcast on live TV in America. He comes to catch the ball and drops it. Some questionable defending on the line as well.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic said: "You have to be disappointed when you're leading twice in the game and then concede a late equaliser like we did even though Sunderland were throwing on forwards everywhere".

Hull remains two points above the relegation zone after 11th-placed Stoke ended its four-game losing run with a win that was wrapped up by Xherdan Shaqiri striking into the top corner from 30 yards (meters) with 10 minutes remaining.

Sunderland defender Billy Jones has been discharged from hospital after he suffered a concussion in the Premier League draw with West Ham.

I imagine that Borini will be one of the first players out of the door when the summer transfer window opens, and personally I'll be glad to see the back of him.

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