Three reasons Sunderland could shock Chelsea

Just one month ago, Sunderland’s Premier League survival chances looked even slimmer than ever before.

Nonetheless, as the Black Cats play host to Premier League leaders Chelsea this Wednesday, David Moyes’ men go into the fixture somewhat confident of causing an upset against Antonio Conte’s Chelsea.

The Blues have won nine games on the bounce having scored 23 goals during that process. Even more impressive for Conte’s men is the fact the previously leaky Blues backline has conceded just two goals during that time.

However, against Sunderland, Conte now comes up against a resurgent team with firm belief they can survive another season in the Premier League.

Despite the defeat to Swansea, the club has turned a corner in recent weeks, and not many teams would feel comfortable travelling to the Stadium of Light as things stand.

Can Sunderland defeat Chelsea? Here are THREE reasons the Black Cats can overcome the league leaders…