Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester United Under-21s

October 13, 2021

Defending champions Sunderland head into their EFL Trophy fixture with Manchester United Under-21s knowing that defeat would put them on the brink of elimination. However, the visitors find themselves in a similar position, and anything less than three points would put the Premier League academy side at risk of an early exit. Sunderland’s focus this season is on securing promotion to the Championship, and seven wins from 10 league fixtures…