Ten steps: how Sunderland beat Chelsea
For the second weekend in a row, a north-east side went to London and picked up a shock win.
Note – this article originally featured photos from the match, which have had to be removed for copyright reasons.
Playing that way was the key, according to Nedum Onuoha, scorer of the superb first goal. ”Some of our best results have come when we’ve tried to play more football. We definitely tried to do that and we saw it pays to do that.”
Steve Bruce was similarly positive. “Today, we had that cutting edge. (Asamoah) Gyan and (Danny) Welbeck led the line fantastically well.”
“All week, we thought that everybody who comes here just plays one striker. They’re so used to playing against it, and they’re so patient, that eventually they’ll break you down. So we thought, why not have a go?”
“We’ve got the youngest Premier League squad – with that comes energy.”
Attacking through middle
Defending in numbers
Attacking in numbers
Man-marking Cole (2)
Zenden tucks in
Sunderland won the majority of tackles – 45 out of 74.Ten steps: how Sunderland beat Chelsea