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Accrington A-A Sunderland

Referee Oliver Langford called off Accrington Stanley's game with Sunderland in the 75th minute with the score at 1-1, in front of a record crowd.

5,257 packed into the Wham Stadium - helped by 2,604 Sunderland fans - many in the open terrace as the rain came down.

There were several pitch inspections before the game and the heavens opened in the second half.

Sunderland took the lead on 62 minutes when a Connor Ripley goalkick was charged down by Chris Maguire and the ball rolled into the goal.

Stanley equalised on 69 minutes when on-loan Bolton striker Connor Hall forced the ball over the line after a goalmouth scramble - it would have been his first league goal.

As the rain continued to come down, the referee deemed the pitch unplayable.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Accrington

Formation 3-5-2

  • 30Evtimov
  • 3HughesBooked at 75mins
  • 5Richards-EvertonBooked at 15minsSubstituted forBarlaserat 45'minutes
  • 15Sykes
  • 4Donacien
  • 14FinleyBooked at 32minsSubstituted forBrownat 83'minutes
  • 2Johnson
  • 28ConneelySubstituted forEsteves Sousaat 45'minutes
  • 11McConville
  • 29KeeBooked at 86mins
  • 38Smyth

Substitutes

  • 1Maxted
  • 8Brown
  • 16Wood
  • 17Esteves Sousa
  • 18Rodgers
  • 26Barlaser
  • 39Armstrong

Sunderland

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 13O'NienBooked at 30mins
  • 12Flanagan
  • 15Baldwin
  • 33Hume
  • 11Gooch
  • 8McGeouch
  • 27Power
  • 19McGeadySubstituted forMorganat 45'minutes
  • 9WykeBooked at 63minsSubstituted forLeadbitterat 87'minutes
  • 22GriggSubstituted forSterlingat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Oviedo
  • 5Ozturk
  • 17Morgan
  • 23Leadbitter
  • 25Ruiter
  • 26Sterling
  • 30Dunne
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
3,802

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamSunderland
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away21
Shots on Target
Home5
Away9
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away20

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Sunderland 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Sunderland 3.

  3. Post update

    Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Kazaiah Sterling (Sunderland).

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Max Power (Sunderland) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Ross Sykes (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Kazaiah Sterling (Sunderland).

  9. Post update

    Daniel Barlaser (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Kazaiah Sterling (Sunderland).

  11. Post update

    Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Grant Leadbitter (Sunderland).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Callum Johnson (Accrington Stanley).

  14. Post update

    Dylan McGeouch (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Sunderland. Grant Leadbitter replaces Charlie Wyke.

  16. Booking

    Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).

  18. Post update

    Max Power (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lewis Morgan (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ross Sykes (Accrington Stanley) header from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portsmouth20145134151947
2Luton21125441212041
3Sunderland19117139182140
4Peterborough21116438261239
5Barnsley20105534201435
6Doncaster2110563426835
7Charlton2010463224834
8Blackpool209742519634
9Wycombe218763028231
10Walsall218672329-630
11Coventry218582225-329
12Accrington207762224-228
13Fleetwood217682823527
14Burton208392628-227
15Southend2182112528-326
16Gillingham2173113134-324
17Shrewsbury216692427-324
18Rochdale216692839-1124
19Oxford Utd215792733-622
20Scunthorpe2156102944-1521
21Bristol Rovers2145121725-817
22Plymouth2145122440-1617
23Wimbledon2143141531-1615
24Bradford2143141839-2115
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