Arsenal may have dropped a couple of points to their local rivals Middlesborough in our last Premier League outing, but the last thing that Sunderland and David Moyes need this weekend is a visit from the Gunners, especially after they were knocked out of the EFL cup last night to pile on the misery and the pressure on their new manager.
The unlucky Black Cats were undone by a wonder goal from Sofiane Boufal in the second half of a very close game and that will surely leave Moyes and his players feeling as sick as the proverbial parrot. They were also denied a decent penalty claim in the dying minutes and to make matters worse the manager was sent to the stands for complaining.
I am not sure but I think that means he will be banned from the touchline for the match against us on Saturday, which I very much doubt they are looking forward to with much relish. Moyes only made a few changes to his team in the hope of getting a much needed win but it did not work out and with Arsenal having rested all our key players, what are the chances of Sunderland getting anything but beaten again this weekend?