Manchester United and Sunderland mustered up a drab and uninspiring 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light this afternoon.
Juan Mata put Louis van Gaal’s men 1-0 up against the run of play mid-way through the first half, but former Man City midfielder Jack Rodwell pegged the visitors back with a bullet header 10 minutes later.
And that’s pretty much how it stayed for the rest of the game. United were painfully average, while Sunderland’s dogged display perhaps deserved all three points in the end.
But here’s FIVE talking points from the game…
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